Tour For Life 2021

Contributed by: Kenny Mercer This August, CT-based Full Blast Booking presents Tour for Life, a mental health and suicide prevention live music charity tour of New England. Full Blast Booking owner Kenny Mercer, partnered with Mental Health CT to present this tour in 2019, sometime after his friend Alex took his own life. He wanted to… Read more »

Catch up with GROW

Contributed by: Lori Mossberg GROW (Growing, Recovery, and Opportunities for Wellness) began as a vision for Mental Health Connecticut in 2017. Since it’s creation, we’ve developed into a year-round horticultural therapy program for any and all participants who would like to be part of growing, sharing, and taking part in healthy horticultural activities. Since March… Read more »

My Minority Mental Health Story

Contributed by: Jacquilyn Davis, DEI & Engagement Coordinator, Mental Health Connecticut Bebe Moore Campbell Minority Mental Health Month is an important time each year for individuals from minoritized communities to come together and share their unique experiences in their mental health journeys. These stories are ones we can all learn from, celebrate, and utilize to… Read more »

International Self-Care Day

Contributed by: Brayden Ransom, Communication and Marketing Assistant, Mental Health Connecticut July 24 (7/24) is recognized as International Self Care Day (ISD). This day was chosen to symbolize that the benefits of self-care are something we experience 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. It was created as a device developed by the International Self-Care… Read more »

Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Contributed by: Brayden Ransom, Communication and Marketing Assistant, Mental Health Connecticut 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… Read more »