Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) Welcomes Scott Brabant, New Board Chair

Contributed by: Brayden Ransom, MHC Communication and Marketing Assistant  West Hartford, CT – Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Brabant as Chair of the MHC Board of Directors. Mr. Brabant joined the Board of Directors of MHC in 2015. “I am excited and humbled to be selected as MHC’s… Read more »

Apply Now For Write On! Spring 2021

MHC’s Write On! program for young adults is going virtual this spring. We are now accepting applications for the March 2021 classes. This workshop will be held Monday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. Class size is limited to 15. Learn more and apply here.  Created by Janet Reynolds, a writer, publisher, teacher,… Read more »

People in Addiction Recovery: Make Extra Money with These Side Gigs

Contributed by: June Lawrence When addiction takes over your life, you suffer in many ways. A common trouble among many addicts who are going through the recovery process is money. The health problems that come with drug and alcohol abuse may contribute to huge medical bills, or perhaps the person has to deal with the… Read more »

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 »