MHC Attends CT Historical Society Exhibition Opening “Common Struggle, Individual Experience: An Exhibition About Mental Health”

  On Nov. 10th, members of Mental Health Connecticut joined many others in the community at The Connecticut Historical Society to attend the exhibition opening, “Common Struggle, Individual Experience.”Their hope is that individual stories and perspectives from both the past and present will help all of us understand people’s lived experience with mental health conditions… Read more »

Mental Health Connecticut’s Mending Art Program Recognized as Honoree at the Litchfield Hills Creative Awards

By: Brayden Ransom with contributions from Amy Smith  Mental Health Connecticut’s (MHC) Mending Art Program was recently recognized as an honoree for the Litchfield Hills Creative Awards. These awards highlight local individuals, organizations, businesses, programs, projects, and events that positively impact the region through the arts, history, culture and creative means. The ceremony, held on… Read more »

Five Points Art Center Open in Torrington

October 16, 2021 marks the date of the new, world class, Five Points Art Center, Opening Celebration Benefit! The Five Points Arts center is an educational facility designed for artistic exploration and community driven activity. With a 90-acre Art Park, and the emerging artist Launchpad, this arts destination will add significantly to the social fabric… Read more »

Paul Atkinson Supports Mental Health Connecticut in Hartford Marathon

October 9th, 69-year-old Paul Atkinson tied his sneakers tight and took off to compete the 2021 Eversource Hartford Marathon, his many supporters rallying behind him. With a personal interest in supporting mental health efforts, Paul Atkinson chose to support Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) through his participation in the marathon.   “Mental health issues have affected… Read more »

Mental Health America Publishes 2022 The State of Mental Health in America

Mental Health America’s annual report, “2022 The State of Mental Health in America” is a collection of data across all 50 states and the District of Columbia and seeks to answer questions on the status of individuals living with mental health issues and access to insurance and health care. The report is designed to provide… Read more »