Month: January 2021

How Being Outdoors Helps My Mental Health

Contributed by: Sylvia DeMichiel I have always felt drawn to the outdoors. There was so much I wanted to explore and do, but I was terrified. Any time I tried something more challenging than a casual hike, I became paralyzed. I was overcome with negative thoughts. Things like I’m going to look like an idiot…. Read more »

Getting Creative With How We’re “Getting Creative”

Contributed by Brayden Ransom, MHC’s Communication and Marketing Assistant When Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) shifted to in-person activities due to COVID-19, we came together to overcome the obstacle as our programs went from almost 99% in person to almost 77% virtual. Immediately, our staff began to brainstorm ways we could keep people connected and continue… Read more »

New Kid On The Block

Contributed By: Brayden Ransom, MHC’s Marketing and Communications Assistant I recently joined Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) as the Marketing and Communications Assistant. I graduated from the University of Hartford (’20) but I originally grew up in a small town in Northern Vermont. To say my upbringing played a strong hand in my decision to join… Read more »