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 »

Moments of Opportunity

This year, we made changes to the way program participants are being supported and we reminded ourselves that doing things the “way we used to” isn’t always the best way forward. We expanded our wellness programs, such as Mending Art and “Write On!”. We streamlined access to services for people experiencing homelessness, reducing wait times from… Read more »

What Keeps Us Going

Our team at MHC is full of strong, dedicated individuals who demonstrate resilience in everything we do. In 2020, we launched new programs and switched to almost 75% virtual programming. Our staff took on new roles and/or worked in ways we never had to before. It was our collective strengths across departments that made it… Read more »

MHC Direct Care Staff Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

After months of advocacy to be included in Phase 1A, Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) has been identified and accepted as an essential worker organization within the state of Connecticut. As such, we are eligible to receive the COVID19 vaccination in the first wave of distribution. All of MHC’s direct care staff have been registered with… Read more »