Thanksgiving Thank-a-thon-Thursday Kickoff

Thanksgiving looks a little different this year, it has to be that way. But one thing hasn’t changed, we have a lot to be grateful for. That’s why Mental Health Connecticut is kicking off Thank-a-thon Thursday! Thank-a-thons are a way to spread gratitude and to show our appreciation for people who mean so much to… Read more »

Mr. Clean: A short memoir by Mike Tully

Inspired by all those that knew you Death has always brought people to a standstill. It is a moment in time where we all stand there and think how and why, what is my purpose in this world? This moment of shock and stillness elevates when we experience death of a loved one who was… Read more »

Injecting Self-Care into Your Remote Work Day

As the world continues to adjust to the new normal and weather the massive shift to remote working due to the ongoing crisis, new challenges are bound to arise. It can’t be helped that most of the newly remote workers stumble upon unique mental and physical challenges that are entirely foreign to them. This undeniable… Read more »

Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Month

Since 2008, July has been known and celebrated as “Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Month,” (better known today as simply Minority Mental Health Month or BIPOC Mental Health Month). This national observation was created to bring awareness and focus to the obstacles and struggles that minorities face in caring for their mental health… Read more »

Overcoming Your Former Self: Small Steps Toward Self-Esteem

Contributed by Paisley Hansen When analyzing the driving factor behind your decisions, there is one common denominator that many people overlook: self-esteem. Self-esteem is a reflection of your perceived value. If you do not have a positive self-image, your motivation to achieve great things diminishes. Because of this, it is important to work on empowering… Read more »