The Consortium Speaks

Feeling SAD this summer? You’re not alone!

If you or someone you love has experienced significant shifts in mood during the winter months, you are likely familiar with seasonal affect...

Nonprofit Stories: Trauma & Recovery Conference

Sometimes you need to strike out on your own in order to get the work that you want done, done. That’s just what we did in October 2020 when...

Mental Health Awareness Month: What are we up to?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the perfect opportunity to spotlight some of our staff’s personal mental health practices. From wal...

A Look Back: The Consortium for Substance Abusing Women and Their Children

I started working at the Connecticut Women’s Consortium in 2015 amidst a mid-career change. As childhood influences resurfaced, my new profe...

Nonprofit Stories: Sensory Basket Throwback

At the Connecticut Women’s Consortium, we understand the role that environment plays on our stress levels. In our office, we’ve dedicated sp...

Why Give a Documentation Workshop?

I just had a tumor removed, but nonetheless I am set to give a documentation workshop at the Connecticut Women’s Consortium this June. In my...

Want to help Black mothers? Listen to them

Last week, as I was scrolling through my Instagram feed, a post caught my attention, “Vice President Kamala Harris Pledges Her Support to Bl...

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in the Wake of COVID-19

Across the lifespan, approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men in the United States will experience severe physical violence, sexual violenc...

Punching the Air: The Trauma of Injustice and the Promise of Art in Recovery (Book Review)

  In the midst on the COVID-19 pandemic the summer of 2020 was defined by the national resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. The CO...

Connection, Community, & Change: A 2020 Story

2020, COVID-19, remote working, isolation, CHANGE. So many words to describe a very different year. 2020 certainly was different, difficult,...
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