Legislators, Recovery For All Connecticut coalition, frontline doctors, nurses, mental health staff, social workers, and other state healthcare workers will rally alongside service recipients and community allies Monday to demand that the state fills nearly 1,500 healthcare vacancies in critical areas of our public safety net. Development and mental health services from the Department of
Frontline doctors, nurses, mental health workers, social workers and other healthcare workers from Connecticut Valley Hospital, Whiting Forensic Hospital and Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center North and South will block traffic to demand that Governor Ned Lamont immediately fill 345 vacancies. Staffing shortages at these facilities of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
The State of Connecticut must provide adequate funding for public services to save lives. The COVID-19 pandemic and its side effects have magnified the importance of building a robust structure to address unprecedented need for services the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Department of Children and Families and the Department of Correction.