FREE ONLINE SESSION: What’s New in Connecticut Regarding Mental Health?

The 2022 Legislative Session produced watershed gains in spending and investment in the behavioral health system here in Connecticut. Come learn what was passed, how it will make a positive impact on the mental health of Connecticut’s citizenry, and what work still remains to be done?

The SS. Isidore and Maria Mental Health Ministry invites you to a free, online session to provide updates on the progress made in mental health law and policy during the most recent session of the General Assembly. Join us on Zoom on Wed., June 22 at 7 p.m. to hear from Margaret Watt, Prevention Director & TurningPointCT Project Director at Positive Directions, Westport, and NAMI Connecticut Board of Directors Public Policy Committee Chair; and Thomas Burr, Community & Affiliate Relations Manager, & Public Policy Staff, at NAMI Connecticut, as they provide updates on the outcomes of bills related to:

    • Mental Health Budget Items
    • Mental Health Parity
    • Children’s Mental Health
    • Access to Medication, including Step Therapy, Adverse Determinations, and Utilization Reviews
    • Mobile Crisis Infrastructure & Services
    • Telehealth
    • Inpatient Care and Alternates
    • Suicide Prevention
    • Mental Health Reform in the CT Criminal Justice System
    • and more!

Please register in advance for this meeting. Registration is FREE! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.