Mental Health Connecticut Supports Landmark Passage of National Mental Health Reform

December 7, 2016. Hartford, CT – Today, the Senate approved passage of the “21st Century Cures Act,” a bill that includes bipartisan mental health reform for research, treatment, and emergency funding to fight the nation’s opioid epidemic. Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) joins President Obama, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy from Connecticut, and many other mental health… Read more »

Mental Health Connecticut Honors “Mental Illness Awareness Week” With Walk and Voter Registration Event at Independence Center in Waterbury

Staff, program participants, legislators and supporters of Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) held two events on Thursday, October 6 at MHC’s Independence Center in support of national Mental Illness Awareness Week. The beautiful fall day began with MHC’s annual “IC Walk,” a 3.5 mile awareness walk around downtown Waterbury and ended with an event to register… Read more »

Mental Health Connecticut Honors “Mental Illness Awareness Week” in Waterbury with Annual Awareness Walk and Voter Registration Event

Each October, members and staff of Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) and the Independence Center (IC), its recovery resource community program based in Waterbury, gather together with the local community to promote health and wellness while raising awareness around mental health. This year, MHC is also hosting a voter registration event following the walk. The 2016… Read more »