Free Depression Screenings

(WTNH)-To mark National Depression Screening Day on October 5, Natchaug Hospital and Hartford HealthCare at Home are offering free, confidential depression screenings at several outpatient centers throughout Connecticut. Each screening includes a written assessment, a private meeting with a professional, and information on depression and treatment options.

Natchaug screenings will be held from 10 am – 4 pm at these locations:

JOSHUA CENTER ENFIELD

72 Shaker Road, Suite 7

Enfield, CT 06082

 

JOSHUA CENTER MANSFIELD

189 Storrs Road

Mansfield Center, CT 06250

 

JOSHUA CENTER SHORELINE

5 Research Parkway

Old Saybrook, CT 06475

 

JOSHUA CENTER NORTHEAST

934 North Main Street

Danielson, CT 06239

 

JOSHUA CENTER SOUTHEAST

1353 Gold Star Highway

Groton, CT 06340

 

JOSHUA CENTER THAMES VALLEY

11 A Stott Avenue

Norwich, CT 06360

 

OLDER ADULT PROGRAM AT HARTFORD HEALTHCARE CENTER FOR HEALTHY AGING AT WINDHAM HOSPITAL

112 Mansfield Avenue (Shea entrance)

Willimantic, CT 06226

 

CARE PLUS

1353 Gold Star Highway

Groton, CT 06340

 

QUINEBAUG

11 Dog Hill Road

Dayville, CT 06241

 

RIVEREAST

428 Hartford Turnpike

Vernon, CT 06066

 

SACHEM HOUSE

151 Storrs Road

Mansfield Center, CT 06250

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No appointment is necessary. For more information, e-mail natchauginfo@hhchealth.org.

 

Also on Oct. 5, Hartford HealthCare at Home will also be offering free screenings for seniors at these locations:

Plainville Senior Center,

200 East St., Plainville,

10 am to noon

 

Rose City Senior Center

8 Mahan Drive, Norwich

10 am. to noon

 

Arbor Rose at Jerome Home

975 Corbin Ave., New Britain

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

 

HHC at Home nurses will be available to speak individually and confidentially with seniors about symptoms of depression. Discussion will also include suggestions on improving everyday moods. No appointment is necessary

For more information on screenings for seniors, call Hartford HealthCare at Home team coordinator Eileen Chatelle, 860.465.2230.

National Depression Screening Day, held annually on the Thursday of the first full week in October, is an education and screening event conducted by hospitals, clinics, colleges, and community groups nationwide

 

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