This Week in CHCACTion!
August 20, 2018
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|Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Paraprofessionals
The BHWET Program for Paraprofessionals develops and expands community-based experiential training to increase the supply of students preparing to become peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals while also improving distribution of a quality behavioral health workforce.
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8.17.18 Norwich Bulletin — Grand Opening Celebrated at UCFS Health Care Center in Griswold
8.17.18 WNPR — New Haven City Officials Call for State Help in Overdose Crisis (feat. CS-Hill)
8.17.18 New Haven Independent — Fair Haven Doctors See Lesson in K2 Poisoning
8.17.18 The Hour — Lamont Calls for Opioid Czar in Connecticut Government (feat. Fair Haven)
8.15.18 WTNH — CT Congressional Delegation Gives Over $2 Million to Health Centers Across the State
8.14.18 WTNH — Optimus CEO Lud Spinelli on WTNH’s Good Morning Connecticut Weekend
8.14.18 Fairfield County Business Journal — CT to Receive $10M Grant for Substance Abuse, Mental Health Response (feat. Charter Oak, Optimus & StayWell)
8.16.18 CT Mirror — CT Overdose Death Increase Exceeds Most Other New England States
8.15.18 CT Viewpoints — Connecticut Should Not Help Trump Undermine the Affordable Care Act
8.16.18 NY Times — FDA Approves Generic Epi Pen That May Be Cheaper