Over 200 state healthcare workers, community partners and elected officials marched in Hartford to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination and to demand the expansion of state services to meet the growing need of residents and communities all across Connecticut. Workers engaged in a “March for a Moral Budget” down Capitol
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.
Expanding the Mobile Crisis Unit of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is the only way to ensure that people in need will get the expert attention they deserve when they call for help. Proper funding for these critical services in Connecticut creates wealth and wellness with equity in Black, Brown, White and