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The Institute of Living

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  • Doctor Who Treated The Insane Likely Was Plagued By His Own Fears

    In 1823, Dr. Eli Todd, a pioneer in the treatment of the mentally ill, spearheaded the establishment of the Hartford Retreat for the Insane — now the Institute of Living. But "he had a haunting family history," says Lawrence Goodheart, a professor...
  • Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Near Contract Deadline

    The state's largest health insurer and a network of five major Connecticut hospitals still had not reached an agreement Monday afternoon with less than 36 hours to go before the existing contract expires at midnight Tuesday. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue...
  • Prosecutors Nolle Assault Charge Against Transgender Girl; Stems From Fight Among Four Girls at DCF's Pueblo Unit July 12

    Prosecutors in juvenile court have decided not to pursue an assault charge lodged against a 16-year-old transgender girl after a fight involving four girls on July 12 at the Pueblo secure treatment unit for girls in Middletown, run by the Department of...
  • Hartford HealthCare Eliminating 350 Jobs

    Hartford HealthCare Eliminating 350 Jobs
    Hartford HealthCare, a statewide network of health care providers with 18,000 workers, is eliminating 350 jobs, the chief operating officer announced Monday. About 230 people will be leaving through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, and the rest of...
  • Closing Schizophrenia Program A Crippling Loss

    Hartford HealthCare's plans to shutter the 20-year-old Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program at The Institute of Living because of low rates of insurance reimbursements strikes at the heart of treatment for the severely psychiatrically ill in Connecticut....
  • Thumbs Up For Mill Plans, Schizophrenia Program Save

    Thumbs up for the preservation of one of the last working textile mills in eastern Connecticut. American Woolen Co. is buying Warren Mills in Stafford Springs and plans for 38 jobs there over the next two years. A comeback of eastern Connecticut's once-...
  • Shutting Schizophrenia Rehab Program Painful

    At a time when Connecticut should be adding mental health services, the Institute of Living in Hartford is closing its nationally known Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program. The program's most effective treatment components are being reorganized into...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Author, Mental Health Advocate, Suicide Survivor Kevin Hines To Speak

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) will hold a free public educational seminar featuring Kevin Hines, author of "Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt." This event takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the West...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Hospital's Institute Of Living Open House For New Resource Center

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) invites the community at large to visit the new on-campus home of its Family Resource Center (FRC) and ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut program during an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Hospital's Institute Of Living To Hold Suicide Prevention Conference

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) will hold a free educational seminar for clinicians on suicide prevention among older adults. This event takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., at Hartford Hospital's ERC Building...
  • State's Gun Law Needs Serious Tweak

    The General Assembly passed a comprehensive gun safety bill last year in response to the horrific Newtown killings to keep guns out of the wrong hands. One provision of the otherwise laudable legislation may have missed the mark. The provision in...