Month: July 2022

Advocacy Alert: Show Your Support for Veteran’s Health Care

Advocacy Alert: Reach out to your CT legislators today to show your support for Veteran’s health care. The CT delegation is in favor of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act. Senator Blumenthal, who serves on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Rep. Jahana Hayes worked on parts of the legislation. MHC applauds our Delegation’s… Read more »

9-8-8 in Connecticut

By: Brayden Ransom, MHC’s Marketing and Communication Coordinator On Saturday, July 16th The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) launched a new 3-digit number known as 9-8-8. United Way has worked collaboratively with DMHAS to prepare CT-focused FAQs around the soft launch of 988 – click here to… Read more »

July is Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

  July is celebrated as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. A tradition that began in 2008 to bring awareness and focus to the obstacles and struggles that minorities face in caring for their mental health and in honor and remembrance of a phenomenal woman, Bebe Moore Campbell. Born in Pennylvania on… Read more »