The             Institute of Living
Founded in 1822, The Institute of Living was one of the first mental health centers in the United States, and the first hospital of any kind in Connecticut. Located on 35 acres landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted, The Institute of Living lies near the center of Hartford, Connecticut.

Becoming a Division of Hartford Hospital in 1994, it remains one of America's leading not-for-profit centers for comprehensive patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric, and addiction disorders.

The Institute offers a full spectrum of services including:

Research and education are important elements of The Institute's mission. The Institute has training programs in psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, and rehabilitation:

As a research center, The Institute conducts clinical trials of investigational new drugs and is a leader in outcome studies. Research is conducted in the following areas:

Community commitment is strong at The Institute of Living. As a south end fixture since 1822, The Institute is proud to contribute to the stability and strength of its immediate neighborhood and the city beyond.