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Connecting for Prevention: Mental Health and Our Young People

May 24th, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Talk Saves Life: Suicide Prevention during the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 27th, 11 AM - 1 PM
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COACH: Resources for Older Adults

This pandemic is unlike anything else we have faced in our lives. Many people have questions and might need resources or support they didn't need before. There are people and programs that can support you through this challenging time. COACH...

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Resources for Those Working With or Caring for Older Adults
How Has COVID-19 Affected Your Mental Health?
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is conducting a survey to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Connecticut residents. Critical to better understanding the current and future needs of our residents and those of the persons we serve in our system, this survey will help inform policy and programmatic decisions. To participate, a respondent must be 18 years of age or older and be a resident of Connecticut. The survey will be available online, on paper and over the phone in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Phone number: 475-434-1899 or 475-355-5393 Mondays - Fridays 10AM-12PM.

If you have any questions or would like additional information about the survey feel free to contact Ana Florence at
In the News
Join the Fresh Start Challenge!

The Fresh start challenge Today, ask yourself "How are you, really?" Think before you answer. Find a word that describes exactly what you're feeling. Unsettled? Energetic? Delighted? Frazzled? (Avoid standard answers like "good," "fine," or...

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Teens Are in Crisis. So Are Their Parents.

As hard as it is to be a teen today, it's draining being the parent of one. Tiffany Lee and her son, Bo Deal, a high school freshman in Metter, Ga., had conflicts over her house rules in the pandemic. Credit... Stephen B.

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Five Warning Signs of Mental Illness that People Miss

Identifying signs of mental illness, and acknowledging there might be a problem, is the first step toward getting help.

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Agencies Target Mental Health Issues in Older Adults

SAMHSA and other agencies are introducing communications and tech campaigns to support the mental health challenges of older people.

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The Hub: Behavioral Health Action Organization for Southwestern CT
A division of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP) 

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