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Nonprofit Stories: Advocacy

As advocates for an equitable and responsive behavioral health system, we are constantly seeking opportunities to increase awareness of disp...
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Weekend Wellness: Tips for Starting the Second Half of 2021 Mindfully

Here in Connecticut, we have a weekend of warm weather and sunshine ahead of us as we close out the month of June. With July approaching and...
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Military Sexual Trauma and the Behavioral Health Field

A 2014 JAMA Psychiatry study found that about 1 in 4 active-duty military personnel demonstrated symptoms of a mental health disorder. Among...
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Nonprofit Stories: Courageous Conversations

What role do workplace conversations play in the promotion of equity, intersectionality, and respect? In a partnership with the Department o...
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Flipping Through The Past: A Look at Trauma Matters

As Editor of Trauma Matters, dozens of fascinating articles cross my desk each month. I am privileged to have the responsibility of refining...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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