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Steps Toward Wellness
The Mental Health Association of Connecticut participated in the 2015 NAMI Walk on Saturday, May 16, raising funds and awareness for mental health.
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May is Mental Health Month
When you or someone close to you starts to experience the early warning signs of mental illness, knowing what the risk factors and symptoms are will help to catch them early.
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Germanwings Flight 9525
MHAC and our national office Mental Health America mourn the loss of the crew and passengers of Germanwings Flight 9525. The message from our national office can be found at: http://guardianlv.com/2015/03/mental-health-america-mourns-victims-of-germanwings-flight/
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MHACT Annual Report 2014
Thank those of you who have continued your support of Mental Health Association of Connecticut this past year.
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The Mental Health Association Appoints New Board Chairman
Donald Neel appointed new Board Chairman. Don has more than 25 years of experience providing fiscal and operational leadership in the nonprofit and public sectors.
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Awareness Months Calendar
The New Year 2015 is marked with many special days, weeks, and months dedicated and devoted to raising awareness about important health and mental health issues.
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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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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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Art of Well Being

The Mental Health Association of Connecticut would like to thank our sponsors, speakers, and guests of the
Spring 2015 Art of Well Being which took place on May 20, 2015 at the New Britain Museum of American Art.


To view photos from the event, click here

Special Announcement


Effective July 1, 2015, the
Mental Health Association of Connecticut
will become

Mental Health Connecticut

Stay tuned for our new look,
including logo and website.
Although MHAC is becoming MHC,
our mission and vision of helping people
across the state lead mentally healthy lives will remain the same!



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