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Greenwoods Counseling Addresses Mental Health

By Nancy McMillan “I don’t know if people really grasp that we have a mental health crisis in this country and Connecticut is not immune, especially during a pandemic,” says John Simoncelli, Greenwoods Counseling & Referrals, Inc.’s Executive Director. “We’ve seen an enormous increase in suicide, anxiety, and drug use among our teens and adolescents.” […]...

Greenwoods adds Dr. Newton

LITCHFIELD / SHARON – Greenwoods Counseling & Referrals announces the addition of Dr. Caroline Robertson Newton to its clinical staff. This position is funded in part by a $10,000 grant from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. Dr. Newton is licensed in both Connecticut and California and is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry by […]...

Opioid Crisis Gets Response

By Bruno Matarazzo Jr. – Republican-American TORRINGTON — A consortium of five local agencies and nonprofits will use a $1 million federal grant to address the opioid crisis in Litchfield County. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal visited the McCall Center for Behavioral Health on Monday to announce the grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s […]...

A Workshop For Parents: Tune in to Your Child

Do you find yourself scratching your head trying to understand your child’s behavior? Ever look at their after school activity schedule and wonder how much is too much? Join us for a free workshop Monday, February 4, 2019 from 7:00pm- 8:30pm. This will help you dial in your parenting style to match your child’s needs. […]...

A Look At Mental Health First Aid In Litchfield County

It’s Saturday morning at 8 a.m. and the mental health first aid training in Washington, Connecticut, is packed. There are teenagers, grandparents, and people from all over the county. Learn more: http://wshu.org/post/look-mental-health-first-aid-litchfield-county#stream/0...

Blumenthal visits Torrington to receive suggestions on combating opioid epidemic

Spurred by a recent report, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., travelled to the city Wednesday to hear thoughts and suggestions on combating the opioid epidemic that has shaken and altered the lives of residents across Connecticut. Learn more: http://www.registercitizen.com/news/article/Blumenthal-visits-Torrington-to-receive-12211362.php#photo-14144741...

Two who should know: Too few resources to meet Litchfield County’s addiction epidemic

The resources for addiction and mental health services have always been limited, especially in rural areas like Litchfield County, but with more and more individuals in need, finding care has become an even more daunting endeavor.   Learn more: https://ctmirror.org/2017/07/23/two-who-should-know-too-few-resources-to-meet-litchfield-countys-addiction-epidemic/...

Greenwoods Counseling Referrals forms partnership with Litchfield School District

Greenwoods Counseling Referrals, Inc., in partnership with the Litchfield School District and the Litchfield Prevention Council, is wrapping up its first year providing a variety of new services and programs to meet the mental-health needs of students and their families in the Litchfield schools. Learn more: http://www.countytimes.com/news/greenwoods-counseling-referrals-forms-partnership-with-litchfield-school-district/article_bf5a4876-8b80-5a7d-851d-00dc6a022f7a.html...