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Since 1908 the Mental Health Association of Connecticut has empowered people to lead mentally healthier lives.  Our services give people new skills, hope, 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.  Get involved, offer your financial support, volunteer, mentor, and advocate for our clients.  YOU can help an individual to reach their road to recovery. 

News & Resources

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Deaf Social Club
DEAF RAP is a new social club offering weekly activities for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing. The club will also host Reel-To-Reel, movie night once per month. The club will meet at the Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford. For more information please contact asaunders@mhact.org
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Keep the Promise Coalition
Keep the Promise Coalition Conversation with Gov - Advocacy and Action for Connecticut's Mental Health. We ask you take the time to attend and support our mission.
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Loss of a wonderful man
We mourn the loss of a wonderful man who brought so much joy into so many lives. If you or a loved one suffers in silence there is hope. This unfortunate loss brings forth the importance of advocacy and awareness of mental health.
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Anderson Cooper Goes Through A Harrowing Mental Illness Experiment
In the wake of the shooting at Seattle Pacific University -- in which the suspect heard voices in his head telling him to kill people...
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MHACT Annual Report 2013
Thank those of you who have continued your support of Mental Health Association of Connecticut this past year.
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A New Service - DDS
The Mental Health Association of CT is now a qualified provider of DDS services.
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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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SHOP & DONATE...IT'S THAT SIMPLE
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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The VA is currently working to expand their mental health services
We have been asked to assist the VA in recruiting for their mental health services expansion, and we're happy to help.

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Art of Well Being

The Mental Health Association of Connecticut is honored to dedicate this years “Art of Well Being” event to our veterans. The event will feature Wes Moore, Best-selling author, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur, and Executive Producer and host of the PBS series Coming Back. Wes will address the audience about his recent documentary regarding the challenges our veteran face. Purchase Ticket.

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