The Condition of Being Human

Our country’s history has caught up with us and it happened during a troubling and trying time. We are grieving senseless deaths that are the result of oppression and a system of racism during a time when a pandemic is wearing us thin, emotions are high, and exhaustion is taking hold of our mental and… Read more »

Peace Out to Peace In: How to be alone without feeling lonely

Contributed by: Marina Yoshimura *Although I am neither a medical expert nor a scientist, experiencing mental health issues has allowed me to navigate stress and learn much about living life to the fullest. Below are some of my lessons. P.S. If you’re not one to take unsolicited advice, please don’t take my advice below. 🙂… Read more »

Epilogue – Day #31

Today marks the final day of Mental Health Awareness Month. We at Mental Health Connecticut would like to thank you for being a part of #31DaysofWellness, helping us exceed our fundraising goal, and spreading awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness. It is our hope that you were able to take something with… Read more »

April Showers Bring May Flowers: Water a Flower Day – Day #30

Contributed by Lori Mossberg, MHC’s GROW Coordinator Mental Health Connecticut’s GROW program is a relatively new therapeutic addition within the umbrella of services provided by MHC. Serving its participants, the GROW program offers so much more than its vegetables from the greenhouses and the vegetable garden at Hayden Hill, the nature-based activities, and the healthy… Read more »

Loretta’s Mediterranean Foodie Blog  – Day #29

Contributed by: Loretta Ann Stevens, MHC Board of Directors Mental health and physical wellness are two sides of the same coin, so eating a healthy diet to help have a healthy mind is a no-brainer. 🙂 What better time than Mental Health Awareness Month to adopt eating habits such as the Mediterranean diet, that has… Read more »