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This course prepares persons in recovery from a psychiatric or substance use disorder, or family members of people in recovery, to take the State of Connecticut exam to become a certified Recovery Support Specialist (RSS).

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How the Mind Responds to Endless Bad National News

Two shootings in two days at military bases in Hawaii and Florida barely made the evening news, and these tragedies didn’t result in much water cooler talk, either. Is this the new normal? Not necessarily, according to Dr. Anthony Ng, medical director of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network’s East [...]

Eagles’ Brooks: What’s It’s Like To Handle Anxiety Like an NFL Pro

Professional athletes are known for their game-day routines, whether its Sidney Crosby’s pregame peanut butter and jelly sandwich, Steph Curry’s shooting warmup or former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher’s habit of consuming Girl Scout cookies before each game. For Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Brandon Brooks, however, game days usually start with [...]

Here’s the Reality of ‘The Joker’ and Mental Illness, Violence

Arthur Fleck’s life is rife with challenges. In crime-riddled Gotham, he struggles with mental illness that often goes untreated due to his chronic employment issues, he’s mugged and bullied, and he cares for a sickly mother. The protagonist in the latest DC Comics blockbuster “The Joker,” Arthur muddles through until [...]

How Age Can Affect How We Handle Stress

Stress is like taxes and death – one of life’s certainties — but as we age, the types of stress we face and our ability to handle it changes, and not always for the better. “Contributors to stress and anxiety vary with age,” says Peter Lucchio, a clinical psychologist who [...]

Coalition Against Domestic Violence Honors Rehmer

Awareness and education are keys to dispersing the shadow shame casts over domestic violence and when the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) honors people for their contribution to that effort this year, the Behavioral Health Network  president will be among them. Patricia Rehmer, who also serves as senior vice [...]

Do You Have a Drinking Problem? Find Out With This 5-Question Quiz

Several recent scientific papers have tackled the health effects of alcohol, some claiming there are health benefits while others suggest the national published guidelines for “safe drinking” should be lower. The debate may make it harder to know if you or someone you care about has a drinking problem. “The [...]

Educational Services for Adolescents & Children

Just as no two individuals are alike, each person's behavioral health needs are unique. At Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network we always take this into account to make sure each individual's path is the one to recovery.

         

         

         

         

A 10,000 square foot facility located in Farmington providing personalized health care for men.

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What you need to know about teen suicide

Dr. Laura Saunders, the assistant director of Psychology at Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living, explains the warning signs of teen suicide and how to talk with your teen.

What you need to know before you take the kids to see Frozen 2

Laura Saunders, Psychologist at the Institute of Living, discusses how to talk to your kids after seeing Frozen 2.


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