February 25, 2017

On Thursday, February 23,  hundreds of advocates from around the state appeared before the Appropriations Committee for more than 12 total hours of testimony on the proposed budgets for DMHAS and DDS. 

Click below to watch some of our testimonies here:


February 24, 2017

The Southwest Regional Mental Health Board (SWRMHB) is pleased to announce its participation in Fairfield County's Giving Day on March 9, 2017. 

Hosted by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, Giving Day is a 24-hour online event to “Give Where You Live” in support o...

February 18, 2017

The Appropriations Committee will be holding its Public Hearing on the proposed budgets for DMHAS and DPH this Thursday, 2/23, starting at 4:30pm at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. The Governor's budget proposal is a starting point for discussion, so legis...

February 10, 2017

  • Another opportunity to testify next week! House Bill 6483, AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE REGARDING THE IMPENDING SHORTAGE IN THE PSYCHIATRY WORKFORCE, also put forward by Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey (D-Fairfield), seeks to start working on the growing national s...

February 10, 2017

  • Have you or a loved one struggled with finding help for a mental illness or addiction, but been unable to access care coordination/case management due to your insurance? 

  • Have you or a family member benefited from care coordination services after trying to...

February 9, 2017

The governor's budget proposal came out yesterday and, as expected, it's a complicated attempt to address a projected $1.5 Billion deficit over each of the next 2 years. 

The proposal involves a combination of tax increases (e.g., hike in the tax on cigarettes, various...

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