Approximately 100 early child professionals, funders and policymakers gathered at the Starting Early / Starting Now: Designing Policy for the Best Start in Life for Connecticut's Children working summit on November 5th in West Hartford. The summit was designed to spark ideas and strategies for translating research on early childhood experiences and infant attachment into effective policy solutions, and demonstrates the importance of cross-sector collaboration for achieving solutions to challenges in our communities.
Mental Health & Crisis Intervention
HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford Public Library has received $14,810 in funding from Cigna to pilot a new program called ARTLink, a series of community art workshops dedicated to increasing awareness aroun
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- The Cigna Foundation is inviting nonprofits working to create greater access to mental health services to apply for funding through its Healthier Kids For Our Future grant program. The program will provide up to a total of $5 million in grants to community organizations over the next year.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Cigna Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Gilead Community Services for the creation and operation of a Mental Health Resource Center, which will provide an array of services to people in need of guidance when facing a mental health issue.
WOONSOCKET, RI -- CVS Health is expanding access to its nationwide mental health programming initiative with investments aimed at healthcare workers and essential employees to help address the growing need for emotional support services in the US amid the pandemic. The expansion plan includes a $800,000 from the Aetna Foundation.
FARMINGTON, CT -- The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) awarded $125,000 in grants to improve efficiency and reduce unnecessary use of emergency departments by youth with behavioral health needs and explore the role of pediatric primary care in promoting population health.