Dungarvin Connecticut is adding Mental Health First Aid to its Conditions of Employment training along with First Aid, CPR, and other mandated trainings.
What is Mental Health First Aid?
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that prepares participants to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders; to reach … Read Full Post
This year, Dungarvin Connecticut celebrated our 6th year with a company picnic filled with family and friends. We were joined by Mainstay’s Chef Charles who entertained and educated us about eating healthy and making food taste REALLY good! The smoothies were an enormous hit.
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** Photo above depicts meeting Noreen Kokoruda **
When Miriam V. found out that people go to the Capitol to fight for (advocate) funding for programs, staff, and people who need supports, she wanted in!
Miriam called me to schedule a meeting at our office to learn more about advocacy, and explained to me that … Read Full Post
At Dungarvin Connecticut, we are transforming to apply clinical supports in a trauma-sensitive environment.
I sit quietly in the waiting room. Waiting always waiting; waiting on staff, waiting on my housemates, waiting to eat, waiting to take my meds, waiting for my ride, waiting for my … Read Full Post