Month: October 2017

Mental Health Connecticut Helps Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation Spread Kindness through Mental Health First Aid

Local nonprofit to host trainings to help Born This Way Foundation and The National Council for Behavioral Health reach goal in conjunction with Mohegan Sun concerts Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) will host free Mental Health First Aid Trainings in support of the National Council for Behavioral Health and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation’s commitment… Read more »

Dinner Parties That Matter

By Suzi Craig, MHC’s Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Policy “It’s not about the rupture, it’s about the repair.” These are the words that Nelba Marquez-Greene shared at MHC’s 2017 Art of Wellbeing: An Evening of Jazz, Hope, and Healing. Nelba is a seasoned mental health professional, CEO of a nonprofit based on love… Read more »

Mental Health Connecticut’s Independence Center Brings 100+ Artists from Across Connecticut for “Mending Art” Exhibit

Mental Health Connecticut invites members of the community and arts enthusiasts to attend a free opening reception of the “Mending Art” Exhibit to be held Thursday, October 12th from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m., at Hartford ArtSpace, kicking off a month-long art exhibit. Refreshments, live music, and a real-time creation of an illustration celebrating the exhibit… Read more »

12 Ways To Rewire Your Brain During Vacation

Contributed by: Luke Carter, Mental Health Writer, When the going gets tough, even the toughest need to pause everything and just take a break. As cliché as it may sound, everyone really does need a vacation every now and then because life is never easy, and the mountain is always piling up. A lot… Read more »