Category Archives: Mental Health

LGBT Q&A Session with Marwan Haddad, MD, MPH

How do we improve care to members of the LGBT community? We improve care to members of the LGBT community by first making them feel welcome and respected. If we don’t create an environment that is accepting and affirming, LGBT … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Robert Dudley, MD

As I was sitting in the lobby waiting for Dr. Dudley, I could see a little boy and his mother heading toward the exit. At around the same time Dr. Dudley walked through the front door and almost immediately the … Continue reading

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Dr. Briggie New Publication with His Daughter

At CHC, we’re proud of all our staff who provide great care and who get opportunities to write about their research and experiences. Sometimes, getting published can carry special meaning, like it has for Cliff Briggie, one of our therapists … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: Khushbu Khatri This week, I had the chance to speak with the first ever AmeriCorps member to serve at the Weitzman Institute (WI). Some may know Khushbu Khatri from her involvement in a multitude of projects but few are fortunate … Continue reading

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Talking to Children about Ebola

The following is a message from Dr. Tim Kearney, Chief Behavioral Health Officer here at CHC about how to talk with children about Ebola, adapted to the blog. All of us as parents and those who work with children wish that … Continue reading

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School Based Health Center Re-Opening!

Last Thursday, September 19, 2013, the Community Health Center officially re-opened their School Based Health Center (SBHC) at Macdonough Elementary School located in Middletown, CT. With Middletown’s mayor, Daniel Drew, on site, CHC staff cut the ribbon and cheered as … Continue reading

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CHC Meriden 5k: Race for Mental Health – Post-Event Press Release

Below, you’ll find the post-event press release from the first annual CHC Meriden 5k: Race for Mental Health. Photographs from the event can be found on our Facebook page! Written by Pat Wildes FIRST ANNUAL 5K IN MERIDEN A GREAT … Continue reading

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CHC Meriden 5k: Race for Mental Health

     As the month of May fast-approaches, many efforts are underway nationwide to raise awareness about mental health. May is officially Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Community Health Center, Inc. is doing its part by presenting the first annual … Continue reading

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Press Release – CHC Meriden 5k: Race for Mental Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patrick Wildes Community Health Center, Inc. (860) 347-6971 ext. 3686 or [email protected]  THE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER INC. PRESENTS 5K PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield as lead sponsor, and eight other local … Continue reading

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Psychology Postdoctoral Resident Profile – Andrew Daren

Meet Andrew Daren, a resident in CHC’s Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background?     Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.  I went to Brandeis University in Massachusetts for undergrad … Continue reading

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