With Art, Anything Is Possible – Day #24

Just a few years ago, Mental Health Connecticut’s Independence Center (IC) in Waterbury would host a casual meet up of 3-4 individuals who showed an interest in the Arts. With the support of the Connecticut Community Foundation, today the program known as Mending Art reaches over 140 participants at the IC and hundreds more in… Read more »

The Power of A Promise – Day #23

You know that feeling of having that trusted person you can count on? That one person you know will always have your back? For hundreds of individuals and families in Connecticut each year, the Keep the Promise Coalition (KTP) has stepped in to fight for an individual’s rights and to remind legislators of the power… Read more »

Taking Care of Ourselves In Style – Day #22

This afternoon, MHC’s Suzi Craig joined Layshia Claredon, Connecticut Sun Guard on Connecticut Style Live on ABC. The Connecticut Sun has chosen to MHC for their community spotlight for their Home Opener game on Saturday, May 25. Tickets are still available at www.mhconn.org/ctsun.   We are truly honored to be in the spotlight this weekend… Read more »

The Art of Distraction – Day #20

Jessica Fidler from MHC’s Stamford office recently shared some experiences she’s seen with a program participant of our residential services breaking free of some heavy chains of depression. “Lately, he’s been expressing happiness and we joke a lot. On one trip back from the beach, he was singing to the radio with the windows down… Read more »