July 10, 2017

This past Friday, July 7, Governor Malloy signed HB 7312 into law, creating Public Act 17-147. This law includes the establishment of a Mental Health Community Investment Account within the General Fund. It will allow taxpayers to directly contribute from their refunds...

March 7, 2017

Since our creation by the State of Connecticut in 1975, the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board has been a part of the community. Our role is to engage all stakeholders in the mental health system in identifying needs, stimulating new initiatives, and advocating fo...

March 6, 2017

The Governor's proposed budget would "consolidate" the 5 Regional Mental Health Boards with the 13 Regional Action Councils in order to save $1.2 Million. Unfortunately, the math just doesn't compute. The funds remaining would leave just $87,000 for all 5 Regional Ment...

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...

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