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24-Hour Crisis Services in CT, organized by town, from the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Community Health Centers in CT provide comprehensive primary care services in medicine, dentistry, and behavioral health. Services are available to all, with a special commitment to the uninsured, underinsured, and special populations such as patients with HIV/AIDS. Find a location.
From the Connecticut Department of Public Health:
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)
Connecticut State Medical Society Health Resources for Patients
Connecticut's Network of Care for Behavioral Health, a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with mental health. It provides information about mental health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features.
The Connecticut Insurance Department Speakers Bureau offers free programs to help consumers navigate insurance. They will come to your library to speak about insurance-related topics such as life, annuity contracts, long-term care, health, home, renter, automobile, small business, home-based business and Medicare supplement and other plans that work with Medicare. To request a free speaker, call 800-297-3850 or go online to http://www.ct.gov/cid/speaker.
These resources are all offered by the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine:
Training on how to use PubMed is available online. The National Network of Libraries of Medicine also offers online training.
Current health and medical news is available from a number of media venues and health-related nonprofit organizations:
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