Grants Support Vital Programs

The grants received during the last half of fiscal year 2015 and the first half of fiscal year 2016, totaling $290,050, include:

Altrusa International, Inc. NECT

$500 to support the availability of Narcan for clients and their families

Chelsea Groton Foundation

$1,000 to provide Mental Health First Aid Training for the community

Community Foundation of Eastern CT

$6,000 to create the IICAPS Emergency Fund for clients

The Connecticut Health Foundation

$100,000 to support Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union

$1,500 to support the creation of an auto-detail educational track at Joshua Center Thames Valley

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

$25,000 to support the education and training to staff to diagnose and treat gambling addiction

The ECSU Foundation

Luncheon on March 24, 2016, attended by almost 100 people, generated $9,000. Over nine years, the annual ECSU Foundation luncheons have raised a more than $100,000 for Natchaug Hospital education programs.

Hartford Dispensary

$25,000, to support an American Board of Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Johnson Family Foundation

$20,000, to support renovations to the new Sachem House program building
$20,000 to support client needs

Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation

$12,500, to support the purchase of two sensory machines for use on the inpatient units

Office of Policy and Management

$75,000, to support renovations to the new Sachem House program building

Frank Loomis Palmer Fund

$5,000 to provide Mental Health First Aid training for the community

The Leo and Rose Pageau Trust

$3,000 to support desk replacement and classroom education technology at Joshua Center Windham CDT School

Putnam Bank Foundation

$1,000 to provide therapeutic rocking chair replacements

SBM Charitable Foundation

$3,000 to support the installation of sound reduction equipment in the Journey House gym

Soroptimist International of Willimantic

$550 to support Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Journey House Residents

Swindells Charitable Foundation

$2,000 for a clothing fund for clients at the Joshua Center Windham CDT School and the child and adolescent inpatient units