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For domestic violence survivors, homelessness can be fear, reality

New Horizons Domestic Violence Shelter Featured in New Haven Register

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Kai Belton, executive director of New Horizons, a domestic violence shelter and advocacy nonprofit in Middletown, said leaving a domestic violence situation can be challenging because there is so often financial manipulation.

“The immediate need is safety, so once these individuals are safe, then we help them come up with a plan,” Belton said. “A lot of times these women don’t have access to their own money, so it’s about becoming financially independent. In many cases, if they don’t have jobs or if the abuser was the caretaker, it’s about empowering them to find employment.”

New York Times features Weitzman ECHO & Dr. Marwan Haddad

Read: "When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes on the Opioid Epidemic"

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Dr. Marwan Haddad, Medical Director for the Center for Key Populations and leader of the Weitzman ECHO buprenorphine session, was featured  in the New York Times for his work helping primary care providers across the country learn how to treat patients struggling with opioid addiction.

NIMAA Celebrates Class of 2018 Graduation

Medical Assistants Trained to a New Model of Care Launch Careers Across U.S.

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The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), a new educational institution created to transform the way medical assistants are educated, trained, and prepared for practice in primary care and other health care settings, held graduation ceremonies this week at sites in five states: Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, New Mexico and Pennsylvania.

CHC Provides Free Dental Services to Children in Give Kids a Smile Program

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Throughout the month of February, CHC will be providing free oral health services to its youngest patients without dental insurance through the Give Kids a Smile program. All children will receive cleanings, exams, restorative care, fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings, and dental education.  
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