The Alliance for Children's Mental Health is working to maintain and grow effective system integration and care coordination efforts that are family-centered. Family centered integration is essential to reducing system fragmentation and improving access to effective services, and also helps to reduce stigma/discrimination traditionally related to mental health.
Advocacy & Children's Mental Health
ACMH recognizes that hundreds of thousands of Connecticut children and youth are at risk for mental illness, including, but not limited to, those who are struggling with academic problems, bullying and learning disabilities including and those impacted by the justice system,
Legislators respond to local constituents on all matters regarding community issues. Many children in Connecticut are living among families in crisis or poverty and witness traumatic experiences. Contact your local representative to make a difference in the lives of children living with mental illness in Connecticut.
During annual legislative session, legislators hold public hearings where the community members can give public testimony on behalf of children's mental health in Connecticut, For references and more information on public testimony click the button below.