Children and families in urgent need of support are waiting to receive mental health care at top state facilities like the Solnit Children’s Center in Middletown. SEIU District 1199 New England is calling on Gov. Ned Lamont to take immediate action by staffing all critical health care and mental health and addiction services to save
Staffing critical health care services makes all the difference in saving lives. Right now, children in urgent need of support| are waiting to receive mental health care at top facilities like the Solnit Children’s Center. Connecticut must hire the frontline nurses and all other indispensable health care providers to ensure we reopen every unit available
On Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 10:00 a.m., legislators and mental health experts held a symposium to highlight the growing and unprecedented mental health and addiction crisis in Connecticut and offered a bold, unified vision for policymakers to enact in order to help children and adults during the upcoming legislative session. Speaker of the House Matt
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.