Month: June 2022

Macy’s To Sponsor LGBTQ+ focused Write On! Class

  MHC’s Write On! program is designed for young adults who want to find their voice and share their truth. Participants leave Write On! with advanced writing and storytelling skills, new ways to cope in times of emotional distress, and the confidence to share their story with others. Thanks to the generous and ongoing support… Read more »

SCOTUS Ruling Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Impact the Mental Health of Individuals Seeking Care and Health Care Workers

  According to the National Library of Medicine, “Lack of choice is associated with higher levels of emotional stress, physical strain, and negative health impacts.” Our mission at Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) is centered on creating environments that support long-term health and wellness. A healthy environment is not possible without choice. This includes access to care and having… Read more »

Flawed Ruling Jeopardizes Coverage for Millions of Connecticut Patients

MHC shared the following opinion editorial on June 23, 2022 In a moment where over 28% of Connecticut’s adults report symptoms of anxiety or depression —up from 19% just two years earlier— the country’s largest insurer is threatening to hinder access to much-needed mental health care. The present ruling in the Wit v. United Behavioral… Read more »