linda chrisCongratulations to CMHA Senior Project Advisor Linda Filipetti, who is one of the 2016 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing honorees. Her story was featured in a special section of the Hartford Courant on May 5 in honor of National Nursing Week.

Read the full article here. 





CMHA was honored to host U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal as he convened a group of panelists featuring CMHA Chief Medical Officer Dr. Charles Atkins, Psychiatrist Dr. Meg Chaplin, SAAC Director Rob Rudewicz, youth in recovery, educators and other experts to discuss measures to combat Connecticut's opiate addiction crisis.

More photos on CMHA's Facebook page here.

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Dr Atkins, Ray Gorman, Sen. Blumenthal, and Dr. Chaplin.  

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Panelists share their insights with the Senator.


On December 21, CMHA board member Karen Cote and her family and friends threw a festive holiday party for children in our Child & Family Services New Britain program. 

For the past five years, this group of outstanding volunteers have made the holidays special for children who don't always have reason to celebrate. From food, games and a visit from Santa to a customized bag of gifts for each client, the volunteers always go out of their way to make each child feel special. The event has become a welcomed tradition for CMHA staff and clients.