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
Last year, I came up from Florida to visit my 85-year-old mother in Middletown and decided it was time to stay. Mom had several strokes a number of years ago. Her right side is paralyzed and she suffers from dementia, which when I visited was getting worse. She kept saying how much she missed me.