Connecticut Launches $2.7 Million Program for Mental Health Services at Colleges, Universities

A new $2.7 million state program has been created to help higher education institutions in Connecticut enhance their mental health services.

Announced on Wednesday, the Connecticut Campus Mental Health Program is aimed to combat mental health challenges exasperated due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating toll on the mental health of college and university students that, left unchecked, could have significant long-term ramifications on their overall wellbeing,” Gov. Ned Lamont said in a news release Wednesday.

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