ACCESS Mental Health CTThe ACCESS-Mental Health program consists of expert pediatric psychiatry consultation teams located throughout the state of Connecticut to help PCPs meet the needs of children and adolescents with mental health problems.

The Institute of Living hub consultation team includes a child and adolescent psychiatrist(s), behavioral health clinician(s), program coordinator and a family peer specialist. It is supported by and paid for by the state of Connecticut.


  • Free Telephone Consultation Within 30 Minutes of Initial Call
  • Assistance With Finding Community Behavioral Health Services
  • Behavioral Health Training and Education
  • A small percentage of time is reserved for face-to-face assessments
Our team is available Monday through Friday, 9:00–5:00

For more info contact:

Staff Contacts:

  • Nancy E. Hubbard, LCSW
  • Kim Brownell, MD
    Medical Director

  • Nancy Burgos, LCSW

  • Leticia Cruz-Rivera
    Program Coordinator

  • Nancy Aker
    Family Peer Specialist