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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|

Free Mental Health First Aid Trainings in May

Community trainings funded by Particle Accelerator concert, coming on June 11
Area residents will have two opportunities in May to attend free Mental Health First Aid trainings.

United Services will be holding the free 8-hour course over two days: Fridays May 13 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day at United Services Dayville office, 1007 North Main Street, […]

April 15th, 2016|News|

Particle Accelerator X to be held June 11

The 10th Annual Particle Accelerator: A Day of Music and Hope will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Rotary Park in downtown Putnam. The free, all day music festival features 20 bands playing music of all genres and for all ages. The concert begins at noon and will continue until 11 p.m.

Local businesses are invited to participate in this […]

March 31st, 2016|Events, News|
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    United Services Joins Call for State Assistance to Address Mental Health Needs of Older Adults

United Services Joins Call for State Assistance to Address Mental Health Needs of Older Adults

USI Seeks State Support for Windham Regional Clinic to address 248% outpatient  increase
Hartford, CT – United Services, Inc. today joined with members of The State Department on Aging and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to reveal the findings of a yearlong initiative to assess the regional mental health resources vital to the well being […]

March 9th, 2016|News|

Legislators Urged to Support Windham Mental Health Services

 Dayville, CT –  United Services, Inc. held its annual Legislative Dinner on Thursday, January 28th to provide area members of the General Assembly with an overview of the needs of individuals and families struggling with behavioral health issues throughout the region. A recent Hartford Healthcare Community Needs Assessment recently identified Mental Health as the number one health priority in […]

January 29th, 2016|News|