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United Services marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month

United Services marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Windham County, CT –  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an issue that remains prevalent in Northeast Connecticut communities; yet is often ignored and many times misunderstood due to its complexities.   This year alone there have been 9 intimate partner homicides in Connecticut, while Domestic Violence emergency shelter beds remain full throughout the […]

October 7th, 2016|News|
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    United Services’ to hold “Super Hero Fun Day” At Wauregan Clinic on October 15th

United Services’ to hold “Super Hero Fun Day” At Wauregan Clinic on October 15th

United Services’ to hold “Super Hero Fun Day” At Wauregan Clinic on October 15th
Free Family Friendly Event gives Kids a Chance to Meet First Responders

Wauregan, CT – United Services will hold it’s first ever “Super Hero Fun Day” on October 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at it’s Wauregan offices at 303 Putnam Road, Wauregan Connecticut.  The free […]

October 7th, 2016|News|
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    USDA & USI discuss plans for new Windham Region Health Center

USDA & USI discuss plans for new Windham Region Health Center

UNITED SERVICES WELCOMES USDA ADMINISTRATOR HERNANDEZ TO DISCUSS PLANS FOR NEW WINDHAM REGION BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINIC
USDA LOAN OF $9.9 MILLION WILL HELP INITIATE THE $14 MILLION PROJECT

September 23, 2016 – Willimantic, CT –  United Services, Inc. today welcomed U.S. Department of Agriculture Administrator for Rural Housing Services Tony Hernandez for a tour of their existing overcrowded and antiquated Willimantic […]

September 26th, 2016|News|
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    United Services Secures Federal Loan for New Windham Region Behavioral Health Center

United Services Secures Federal Loan for New Windham Region Behavioral Health Center

USDA LOAN OF $9.9 MILLION WILL HELP INITIATE THE $14 MILLION PROJECT
Mansfield, CT – Members of the Connecticut Congressional Delegation, including U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has approved United Services’ application for a $9.9 million loan.

Approval of the financing will allow United […]

August 18th, 2016|News|
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    Congressman Joe Courtney Celebrates United Services Wellness Programs

Congressman Joe Courtney Celebrates United Services Wellness Programs

Congressman Joe Courtney today visited members of United Services Lighthouse Clubhouse as they enjoyed a healthy wellness feast, commemorating their first year as participants in the nationwide InSHAPE wellness pilot program, a research study to improve the physical health of people with serious mental illness by The National Council for Behavioral Health and Dartmouth College.

“United Services is proud of […]

August 5th, 2016|News|
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    United Services Selected for National Tobacco and Cancer Control Program

United Services Selected for National Tobacco and Cancer Control Program

Local Agency one of 10 Nationwide Chosen
DAYVILLE – The National Council for Behavioral Health recently announced United Services is one of 10 community behavioral health organizations nationwide that will participate in a new initiative aimed to help eliminate tobacco and cancer disparities among people with behavioral health conditions.

During the seven-month program, United Services will partner with technical experts to […]

July 6th, 2016|News|

Free Mental Health First Aid Training in August

United Services will be hosting a free 8-hour Mental Health First Aid training to the community on August 2 and 4 at United Services’ Dayville Clinic at 1007 North Main Street, Dayville, CT from 9:00am – 1:00pm each day. Participation is required for both sessions to become certified in Mental Health First Aid.

The 8-hour training is limited to the […]

July 1st, 2016|News|
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    Particle Accelerator raises awareness, funds for mental health

Particle Accelerator raises awareness, funds for mental health

Organizers of Particle Accelerator were honored for a decade of raising awareness for suicide and depression at the 10th Annual Particle Accelerator concert June 11 in Putnam’s Rotary Park. From left: Putnam residents Jack and Grace Young, United Services President/CEO Diane Manning, and Putnam residents Eric and Sandy Gould.
PUTNAM – Hundreds of local residents and families came out to […]

June 21st, 2016|News|
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    Teen Healthy Relationship Poster Contest at Willimantic Library Gallery

Teen Healthy Relationship Poster Contest at Willimantic Library Gallery

Contest is part of United Services Domestic Violence Program’s Youth Outreach Program

WILLIMANTIC – Voting is now open on a Healthy Relationship Poster Contest by local teens at the Willimantic Public Library. Voting opened Monday and will continue until June 7 on five posters created by local students enrolled in United Services Domestic Violence Program’s Teen Healthy Relationship Certificate […]

May 24th, 2016|News|
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    As Suicide Rates Hit 30 Year High, Particle Accelerator Marks 10th Year of Critical Work

As Suicide Rates Hit 30 Year High, Particle Accelerator Marks 10th Year of Critical Work

Awareness and Prevention of Suicide and Depression Focus of Annual Event
PUTNAM – As Particle Accelerator marks its 10th Anniversary this year, the critical work promoting awareness and education about suicide and depression has never been more important, as federal data released Friday showed suicide rates steadily increased from 1999 to 2014, hitting their highest rate in nearly 30 years […]

April 22nd, 2016|News|