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Are Connecticut's systems of care working to improve the mental health of our residents? Let's find out by hearing about what's happening on the front lines.

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The relationship between mental illness and housing isn't always clear. This interview sheds light on that relationship and provides critical information about the issue to help understand why supportive housing is such a cost-effective... more

Before becoming a passionate advocate for people with mental illness, Paul Gionfriddo was the mayor of Middletown, CT, and a state legislator in Connecticut. Now, he is a powerful voice for patients and families who have been affected... more

A TIMELY BACK-TO-SCHOOL EPISODE! We interview Nancy Prescott, the Executive Director of the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC). In this fascinating discussion, Ms. Prescott gives families and clinicians practical advice... more

Elaine Zimmerman is the Executive Director of the Connecticut Commission on Children, and a member of the Achievement Gap Task Force. The Commission takes an "entrepreneurial" approach to supporting the well-being... more

Hal Gibber is the Executive Director of FAVOR, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Connecticut families with children who are struggling with emotional-behavioral problems. Hal is also a leading child mental health... more

According to Sarahi Almonte, Community Organizer at United Connecticut Action for Neighborhoods, or UCAN, the Department of Social Services is doing a poor job of providing services and supports to our most vulnerable residents.... more

This is a wonderfully informative interview with Abby Anderson, the Executive Director of the CT Juvenile Justice Alliance. She is also Co-Chair of the Children'sCommittee of the Keep the Promise Coalition. Here are some of the... more

This is an in-depth look at the need for increased mental health supports for students in pre-K to grade 12 in Stamford, CT. We speak with Joe O'Callaghan, the Director of Social Work for Stamford Public Schools, who is also... more

Liz Jorgensen is a certified alcohol and drug counselor with over 26 years experience treating adolescents with substance use disorders in Connecticut. She is the Director of Insight Counseling in Ridgefield, CT, and was recently... more