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Mental health is the level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness. It is the state of someone who is "functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment".


CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants to Meet the Needs of Children, Families and Adults in the A

CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants to Meet the Needs of Children, Families and Adults in the A

Posted On: September 30, 2022
Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency, was recently awarded three prestigious federal grants to meet the needs of children, families and adults in the aftermath of the pandemic. CHR competed nationally for all three grants, each of which is administered by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). “This vital funding will sustain recovery-focused programs in the northcentral part of the state, launch new services for people of all ages in no...[More]





CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants to Meet the Needs of Children, Families and Adults in the A

CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants to Meet the Needs of Children, Families and Adults in the A

Posted On: September 30, 2022
Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency, was recently awarded three prestigious federal grants to meet the needs of children, families and adults in the aftermath of the pandemic. CHR competed nationally for all three grants, each of which is administered by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). “This vital funding will sustain recovery-focused programs in the northcentral part of the state, launch new services for people of all ages in no...[More]



Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors West Hartford Resident and Founder & Partner of River

Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors West Hartford Resident and Founder & Partner of River

Posted On: September 30, 2022
Cy Hess, CFA, Founder and Partner of Riverside Retirement Advisors, LLC, is the new Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency. Hess succeeds Michael Kearney, of The Hartford, who is now the Past-Chair and will remain on the Board’s Executive Committee. “We are delighted to welcome Cy to his new role as Board Chair,” said Heather Gates, President and CEO of CHR. “Cy has been an active Board member since 2016, serving on the Finance Committ...[More]





Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors West Hartford Resident and Founder & Partner of River

Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors West Hartford Resident and Founder & Partner of River

Posted On: September 30, 2022
Cy Hess, CFA, Founder and Partner of Riverside Retirement Advisors, LLC, is the new Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency. Hess succeeds Michael Kearney, of The Hartford, who is now the Past-Chair and will remain on the Board’s Executive Committee. “We are delighted to welcome Cy to his new role as Board Chair,” said Heather Gates, President and CEO of CHR. “Cy has been an active Board member since 2016, serving on the Finance Committ...[More]



Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors

Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors

Posted On: September 29, 2022
West Hartford Resident and Founder & Partner of Riverside Retirement Advisors, LLC, to Lead Board for Nonprofit Behavioral Healthcare Agency Cy Hess, CFA, Founder and Partner of Riverside Retirement Advisors, LLC, is the new Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency. Hess succeeds Michael Kearney, of The Hartford, who is now the Past-Chair and will remain on the Board’s Executive Committee. “We are delighted to welcome Cy to his new role as B...[More]





Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors

Cy Hess is New Chair of CHR Board of Directors

Posted On: September 29, 2022
West Hartford Resident and Founder & Partner of Riverside Retirement Advisors, LLC, to Lead Board for Nonprofit Behavioral Healthcare Agency Cy Hess, CFA, Founder and Partner of Riverside Retirement Advisors, LLC, is the new Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency. Hess succeeds Michael Kearney, of The Hartford, who is now the Past-Chair and will remain on the Board’s Executive Committee. “We are delighted to welcome Cy to his new role as B...[More]



CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants

CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants

Posted On: September 29, 2022
Only Nonprofit in CT to Secure 2 CCBHC Grants Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency, was recently awarded three prestigious federal grants to meet the needs of children, families and adults in the aftermath of the pandemic. CHR competed nationally for all three grants, each of which is administered by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). “This vital funding will sustain recovery-focused programs in the northcentral part of the state, la...[More]





CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants

CHR Secures 3 Prestigious Federal Grants

Posted On: September 29, 2022
Only Nonprofit in CT to Secure 2 CCBHC Grants Community Health Resources (CHR), the state’s most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral healthcare agency, was recently awarded three prestigious federal grants to meet the needs of children, families and adults in the aftermath of the pandemic. CHR competed nationally for all three grants, each of which is administered by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). “This vital funding will sustain recovery-focused programs in the northcentral part of the state, la...[More]



A Top Workplace for 9 Years in a Row!

A Top Workplace for 9 Years in a Row!

Posted On: September 26, 2022
For the 9th year in a row, CHR was named a Top Workplace among large employers in CT! In addition, CHR was the highest-ranking human services provider in our employer category and received the Top Training award among large employers. “This is such a special honor because it reflects comments from CHR’s amazing and dedicated workforce,” said Heather Gates, President and CEO of CHR. “It’s also important to note that CHR is one of the only essential healthcare providers honored this year through this survey. That speaks volumes about ou...[More]





A Top Workplace for 9 Years in a Row!

A Top Workplace for 9 Years in a Row!

Posted On: September 26, 2022
For the 9th year in a row, CHR was named a Top Workplace among large employers in CT! In addition, CHR was the highest-ranking human services provider in our employer category and received the Top Training award among large employers. “This is such a special honor because it reflects comments from CHR’s amazing and dedicated workforce,” said Heather Gates, President and CEO of CHR. “It’s also important to note that CHR is one of the only essential healthcare providers honored this year through this survey. That speaks volumes about ou...[More]



CHR Featured on WNPR about Collaboration with Local Police Departments.

CHR Featured on WNPR about Collaboration with Local Police Departments.

Posted On: September 12, 2022
Connecticut Public Radio By Jim Haddadin, Walter Smith Randolph, Carmen Molina Acosta About 40% of all use-of-force incidents reported by Connecticut law enforcement agencies in the past two years involved someone officers determined to be either “emotionally disturbed” or suicidal. Some communities are experimenting with new approaches to bring those numbers down. Inside a tiny office on the first floor of the Waterbury Police Department, social worker Xylia Lopez provides officers a different kind of backup. She doesn’t wear a uniform...[More]





CHR Featured on WNPR about Collaboration with Local Police Departments.

CHR Featured on WNPR about Collaboration with Local Police Departments.

Posted On: September 12, 2022
Connecticut Public Radio By Jim Haddadin, Walter Smith Randolph, Carmen Molina Acosta About 40% of all use-of-force incidents reported by Connecticut law enforcement agencies in the past two years involved someone officers determined to be either “emotionally disturbed” or suicidal. Some communities are experimenting with new approaches to bring those numbers down. Inside a tiny office on the first floor of the Waterbury Police Department, social worker Xylia Lopez provides officers a different kind of backup. She doesn’t wear a uniform...[More]



Dr. Steven Madonick Opinion Piece: We can do better for the mentally ill

Dr. Steven Madonick Opinion Piece: We can do better for the mentally ill

Posted On: August 23, 2022
The Connecticut Mirror By Steven Madonick, MD August 23, 2022 A Connecticut psychiatrist laments the lack of medical and clinical leadership in today’s mental health field. On a recent Sunday afternoon, my wife Gayle and I met with her cousins to catch up for the first time since COVID-19 descended nearly two years earlier. They’re from Danbury and we’re from West Hartford, so we decided to meet halfway in Fairfield County. We met at a craft brewery named “Asylum.” This struck me, an experienced psychiatrist, as a slightly odd name ...[More]





Dr. Steven Madonick Opinion Piece: We can do better for the mentally ill

Dr. Steven Madonick Opinion Piece: We can do better for the mentally ill

Posted On: August 23, 2022
The Connecticut Mirror By Steven Madonick, MD August 23, 2022 A Connecticut psychiatrist laments the lack of medical and clinical leadership in today’s mental health field. On a recent Sunday afternoon, my wife Gayle and I met with her cousins to catch up for the first time since COVID-19 descended nearly two years earlier. They’re from Danbury and we’re from West Hartford, so we decided to meet halfway in Fairfield County. We met at a craft brewery named “Asylum.” This struck me, an experienced psychiatrist, as a slightly odd name ...[More]



CHR Gears Up for the Holidays with Adopt-a-Family

CHR Gears Up for the Holidays with Adopt-a-Family

Posted On: August 17, 2022
You can make a difference in the lives of so many children by signing up to be an Adopt-a-Family donor today! Click or tap to learn more here. Thanks for celebrating the official Adopt-a-Family kickoff with us and for making the holidays bright for hundreds of children in need. The post CHR Gears Up for the Holidays with Adopt-a-Family appeared first on CHR....[More]





CHR Gears Up for the Holidays with Adopt-a-Family

CHR Gears Up for the Holidays with Adopt-a-Family

Posted On: August 17, 2022
You can make a difference in the lives of so many children by signing up to be an Adopt-a-Family donor today! Click or tap to learn more here. Thanks for celebrating the official Adopt-a-Family kickoff with us and for making the holidays bright for hundreds of children in need. The post CHR Gears Up for the Holidays with Adopt-a-Family appeared first on CHR....[More]



Real Hope is Here!

Real Hope is Here!

Posted On: August 4, 2022
CHR Dedicates New Outpatient Site on 1310 Main Street in Willimantic WILLIMANTIC, Conn. Together with U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney and state and local officials, behavioral healthcare provider Community Health Resources (CHR) today officially dedicated its new outpatient building on 1310 Main Street in Willimantic. The 11,000 square-foot building includes outpatient behavioral health services for children, families and adults in a welcoming and friendly environment. CHR opened the new site in spring of 2021, consolidating services from for...[More]





Real Hope is Here!

Real Hope is Here!

Posted On: August 4, 2022
CHR Dedicates New Outpatient Site on 1310 Main Street in Willimantic WILLIMANTIC, Conn. Together with U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney and state and local officials, behavioral healthcare provider Community Health Resources (CHR) today officially dedicated its new outpatient building on 1310 Main Street in Willimantic. The 11,000 square-foot building includes outpatient behavioral health services for children, families and adults in a welcoming and friendly environment. CHR opened the new site in spring of 2021, consolidating services from for...[More]



Bags That Give Back: CHR Selected to Benefit in Big Y Community Bag Program

Bags That Give Back: CHR Selected to Benefit in Big Y Community Bag Program

Posted On: August 3, 2022
Windsor, Conn. Reduce single-use plastic in the environment and give back to those in need in the local community, all while running routine weekly errands at the local Big Y. Behavioral healthcare provider Community Health Resources (CHR) has been selected by local Big Y store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in the Community Bag Program for the month of August! Big Y Community Program is an easy way for shoppers to give back to the local community and the environment as part of the regular shopping routine. Every $2.50 reusable Com...[More]





Bags That Give Back: CHR Selected to Benefit in Big Y Community Bag Program

Bags That Give Back: CHR Selected to Benefit in Big Y Community Bag Program

Posted On: August 3, 2022
Windsor, Conn. Reduce single-use plastic in the environment and give back to those in need in the local community, all while running routine weekly errands at the local Big Y. Behavioral healthcare provider Community Health Resources (CHR) has been selected by local Big Y store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in the Community Bag Program for the month of August! Big Y Community Program is an easy way for shoppers to give back to the local community and the environment as part of the regular shopping routine. Every $2.50 reusable Com...[More]



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