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Empowering people to lead mentally healthier lives.  Our services give people new skills, insights and experiences that can help them build a better future.  We have a message of hope, a passion for justice, and a vision that sees the future as a time for less suffering from mental illness.  We’re doing exciting work and we invite you to be a part of it.  Become a member and make your voice heard!

News & Resources

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Focus Group Invitation
The North Central Regional Mental Health Board invites you to participate in our 2014 Region IV Priority Planning Process to provide input about emerging trends, service needs, and priorities for State funded services in our region.
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READ BOOK ONLINE (free): A MIND THAT FOUND ITSELF An Autobiography By Clifford Whittingham Beers
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Luis Perez Appointed by Governor Malloy
The Mental Health Association of Connecticut (MHAC) is proud to announce, Luis B. Perez, LCSW, President and CEO of MHAC has been appointed to the Governor's Non-Profit Health and Human Services Cabinet in February of 2014.
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Amazon Smile
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT INC whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.
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Family to Family Classes for loved ones of the mentally ill
Family to Family Education Program to begin in February.
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We would like to inform you of an exciting opportunity for you to contribute to Mental Health Association of CT, save money on everyday shopping purchases, and build a personal long term saving account for yourself. Become a Time to Save Member,it FREE, Shop, Save for YOU, Support MHAC. It is that simple.
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CNN Coverage of Mental Health
A panel of experts explore the stigma of mental illness with Brooke Baldwin.
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Eye 2 Eye: Mental Health Issues and the Economy
Watch the video online. Program focus is mind, body, and spirit. Aired on Nutmeg TV. Producer, Caruso, Adele Mary. Duration - 28 min.
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Untreated mental illness an imminent danger?
How many of the recent mass shootings in the U.S. were preventable tragedies, symptoms of a failing mental health system? Steve Kroft reports.
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Provoked by Newtown, Obama pushes for mental health reforms
Having stumbled on gun control, President Barack Obama on Monday called for a national dialogue on mental illness.
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It's Time to take action for individuals and families living with mental illness.
Mental Illness affects 1 in 4 or nearly 60 million Americans every year. It's Time to provide support, educate our peers and play our part. NAMI is the official partner of Lifetime on "Call Me Crazy: A Five Film" to help shed light on mental illness and encourage understanding and conversation.
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Legislator of the Year Award
Mental Health America honored Connecticut U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy with the organization's Legislator of the Year Award on 6/6/13, during the Capitol Hill Day of its 2013 Annual Conference, Why Wellness Works: Breakthroughs and Pathways to Whole Health.
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Hartford Hospital looking for research study participants
Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living is looking for participants in three different studies: Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia for those whose symptoms have not improved on their current medication.

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Many Thanks!

Many thanks to Joe Pantoliano for sharing his story at the Art of Well-Being Lecture Series. He is a true advocate for mental health awareness. Sign up for our mailing list so you will be alerted about our next lecture in 2014. Click here to view photos. Also click here to read Joe’s book or watch his debut documentary.

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