Addiction Has Met it's Match™

Medication Assisted Treatment, Close to Home (MATCH) gives you the tools such as Suboxone to opioid addiction while minimizing disruptions in your person life.

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Recovery Support Specialist Training and Certification Program

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).

Recovery Leadership Academy

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Demand Spikes During COVID-19 for Rushford’s Substance Use, Behavioral Health Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted schedules, education routines and social events, but, perhaps more seriously, it has also increased the need, nationally and locally, for behavioral health and addiction services. Dr. J. Craig Allen, medical director of Rushford, part of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network, told a panel from [...]

A Little TOO Much Family Time During COVID-19? Here’s How to Inject Some Fun

Most families develop patterns or habits that become dear to them, from off-beat to touching, and there’s no time like the endless togetherness of a pandemic to strengthen yours or start new ones. Do you make breakfast for dinner one night a month? Slouch around in pajamas on snow days? [...]

Gray Death, a Fatal Synthetic Opioid Combination, Seen as Threat in State

An emerging fatal opioid combination, known as Gray Death, has become a potential threat in Connecticut and has the Behavioral Health Network (BHN) clinicians on alert. Called Gray Death due to its color and concrete-like material, it is a deadly combination of various synthetic opioids including carfentanil, U-47700, 4-ANPP and [...]

Massive Pecan Tree at IOL, Dating to 1860s, Destroyed by Isaias

By Robin Stanley and Brenda Kestenbaum Tropical Storm Isaias made history when it barreled through the region Aug. 4. It also erased some history. Several trees on the Institute of Living (IOL) grounds, dating to the 1860s, were destroyed — including a famed pecan tree. “The pecan is one of [...]

Feeling Powerless After Isaias, COVID-19? It’s a Test of Our Coping Skills

After the COVID-19 pandemic, a state shutdown, mass unemployment and disruption of school and family life comes Isaias, one of the most devastating tropical storms to hit Connecticut since Sandy in 2012. Enough is enough. “This sort of disaster over the last 24 hours has absolutely pushed some people to [...]

Reduce Men’s Alcohol Limit by Half: USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

Data showing increased drinking among American men and calculations of its impact on society prompted national experts to suggest the government cut the daily recommended alcohol limit in half. The recommendation came this month in “The Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee,” a report to the U.S. [...]

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.

Tallwood Men's Health Center

         

         


Behavioral Health Network

Dry January- how you can do it

Craig Allen, MD, talks about dry January and how to curb drinking for the start of the New Year.

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.


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