Come Check Out Mental Health Connecticut’s (MHC) Mending Art Exhibit Displayed in Danbury for ‘The In VIEW Project’

Artwork from Mental Health Connecticut’s (MHC) Mending Art is on exhibit in the storefront of 325 Main Street in Danbury for The In VIEW Project until November 17, 2021. This exhibit spotlights collaborative works of art created by Mending Art Artists Statewide who are working on wellbeing by connecting with oneself and community through art. The In VIEW Project, started… Read more »

Tour For Life Benefits MHC

Contributed by: Jackie Davis In 2019, a man by the name of Kenny Mercer called MHC to discuss the possibility of hosting a fundraiser. Kenny had recently lost a close friend to suicide and has since wanted to host a fundraiser to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention. He did his research to… Read more »

National Grief Awareness Day

Contributions by: Brayden Ransom, Mental Health Connecticut’s Marketing and Communication Assistant, John Woods, and Patricia Seaver (Griffin) National Grief Awareness Day, founded by Angie Cartwright in 2014, hopes to encourage open communication on loss, raise awareness of the myriad ways in which individuals cope with loss, and better inform the public on the facts of… Read more »

Mending Art Joined Litchfield Hills Creative Festival

On August 14th, hundreds of people came out to enjoy the first ever Litchfield Hills Creative Festival! The festival included a Local Art Fair at Franklin Plaza, live outdoor music at Coe Park (sponsored by Red Room Sound Studio & the Warner Theatre), open artist studios, theatre performances, circus and movement, book signings, delicious food… Read more »

MHC partners with National Mental Health Awareness Campaign IDONTMIND to offer Write On! Worldwide

Mental Health America’s IDONTMIND campaign and Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) have joined forces to offer MHC’s Write On! program across the U.S. and beyond through a free nine-week virtual writing workshop. The nine-week virtual writing workshop is based on the idea that writing and community support can be powerful tools in the self-discovery journey. Modeled after… Read more »