Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living to hold open house and ribbon cutting
 
8/25/2014
 


For Immediate Release:

Monday, August 25, 2014

Contacts:

Shawn Mawhiney, Director of Marketing
Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network
860.634.3383 (cell)

Carol Vassar, Public Relations & Marketing Manager
Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network
203.238.6856 (office) or 203.974.2879 (cell)

Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living to hold open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for new resource center and children’s mental health initiative

(Hartford, CT) -- Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living (IOL) invites the community at large to visit the new on-campus home of its Family Resource Center (FRC) and ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut program during an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the IOL’s Massachusetts Cottage, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, from 4-6 p.m.

All are welcome to tour the new space in the IOL’s Massachusetts Cottage, home to both the FRC and ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut. Programmatic and clinical staff from both programs will be on hand to provide tours, assist visitors with questions, and highlight services.

The IOL FRC provides education, support, referral services and treatment to persons or families dealing with mental illness. The ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut Program is a new statewide initiative designed to connect pediatricians with child psychiatry services.

Refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP to this event, contact Patricia Graham at patriciac.graham@hhchealth.org or call 860.545.7716.

The Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network is comprised of the Hartford Hospital Institute of Living, Natchaug Hospital, Rushford and the behavioral health departments of the Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and The William W. Backus Hospital. For more than a century, the members of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network have been connecting people with services including inpatient and outpatient services -- and everything in between -- in a variety of settings for children, adolescents and adults with mental health or substance abuse issues.