Monthly Archives: December 2012

HealthCorps Navigator Profile – Nadine Byers

Meet Nadine Byers, a HealthCorps Navigator serving in the Early Detection Program at CHC, Inc. !    –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I have a bachelors degree in Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of … Continue reading

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David Gergen, Sr Political Analyst CNN

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with David Gergen, Sr. Political Analyst for CNN, Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and former advisor to four presidents. Mr. Gergen addresses the potential outcomes in the ongoing … Continue reading

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National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

Across the country, last Friday, the longest night of the year, people stopped to remember homeless people that have died.  Here in Middletown, Martha Trevey, one of our primary care provider for homeless people,  shared some of her thoughts with those gathered:   … Continue reading

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Books to Help Your Child Cope With Tragedy

Here is a list of books to help your child cope with tragedy, provided by Alison Urban, Social Worker/Behavioral Health Clinician at our Smalley Academy School Based Health Center: Grief and Loss Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories  (Audrey Penn) … Continue reading

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Coping With Disaster In Our Community

As part of our ongoing efforts to help the people of Connecticut cope with the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Dr. Tim Kearney, our Chief Behavioral Health Officer, hosted a live teleconference Wednesday evening on the topic, ‘Coping With … Continue reading

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Dr.Patricia Mechael, Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Patricia Mechael, Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance. Hosted by the United Nations Foundation, the mHealth Alliance champions the use of mobile technologies to improve health around the world. Dr. Mechael discusses … Continue reading

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Continuing the Discussion about Mental Health

Over the past few days, there has been increased discussion about mental health in our country after the shooting at Sandy Hook.  Dr. Tim Kearney, our Chief Behavioral Health Officer, has provided talking points about the recent school shooting in … Continue reading

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Nurse Practitioner in Residency Profile – Amanda DeCew

Meet Amanda DeCew, a Nurse Practitioner in Residency at CHC, Inc.! – Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I graduated in 2001 with a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University and a joint Masters in Nursing … Continue reading

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Talking with children about the recent school shooting in Sandy Hook

Many people have been telling us that they have found the talking points that Dr. Tim Kearney, Chief Behavioral Health Officer, Community Health Centers, Inc. produced very helpful and have asked for a ready to print version and versions in Spanish … Continue reading

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Talking to Adults About the Sandy Hook Shootings: Ways to Help

On Friday,  Dr. Tim Kearney, Chief Behavioral Health Officer, Community Health Centers, Inc. shared information about Talking with children about the recent school shooting in Sandy Hook.  Today, we are sharing information from Dr. Kearney about talking with adults.  The primary audience … Continue reading

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