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Mental Health Services Explained

Mental health issues affect people of all ages, ethnicity and economic circumstances. You are not alone. Experts estimate that one in five people in the U.S. experiences some form of mental illness. Several barriers to accessing mental health services include the individuals perception of the stigma associated with having a mental illness or the lack of education among the elderly and their family; justifying the warning signs of  mental health problems to normal aging.

One of the first steps in dealing with mental illness is to recognize and identify the problems the person is experiencing and then seeking help.

It can be difficult to know how to start or where to turn for help and will depend mainly on the nature of the problem or symptoms.  Often, the best place to start is your local mental health organization.

Open Enrollment is

October 15 - December 7

CHOICES Certified Counselors, in collaboration with local municipalities and senior centers, provide unbiased information designed to help you navigate your Medicare coverage options.

Call 800.994.9422 to get the unbiased help you need!

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90SAPG0068-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living (ACL) policy.

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(203) 333-9288

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Bridgeport, CT 06604

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