Month: May 2020

Epilogue – Day #31

Today marks the final day of Mental Health Awareness Month. We at Mental Health Connecticut would like to thank you for being a part of #31DaysofWellness, helping us exceed our fundraising goal, and spreading awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness. It is our hope that you were able to take something with… Read more »

April Showers Bring May Flowers: Water a Flower Day – Day #30

Contributed by Lori Mossberg, MHC’s GROW Coordinator Mental Health Connecticut’s GROW program is a relatively new therapeutic addition within the umbrella of services provided by MHC. Serving its participants, the GROW program offers so much more than its vegetables from the greenhouses and the vegetable garden at Hayden Hill, the nature-based activities, and the healthy… Read more »

Loretta’s Mediterranean Foodie Blog  – Day #29

Contributed by: Loretta Ann Stevens, MHC Board of Directors Mental health and physical wellness are two sides of the same coin, so eating a healthy diet to help have a healthy mind is a no-brainer. 🙂 What better time than Mental Health Awareness Month to adopt eating habits such as the Mediterranean diet, that has… Read more »

All Together Now: Virtual Hugs and #31DaysOfWellness in Review – Day #28

Contributed by Suzi Craig, Chief Strategy Officer Being around others is good for your health. In 2018, Cigna released the findings of a research report surveyed more than 20,000 adults to study the impact and root causes of loneliness. The survey determined that loneliness is an epidemic in the U.S., particularly with younger generations. That… Read more »

The Power of Words – Day #27

“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” – Yehuda Berg Do… Read more »