Willimantic - posted Mar, 01 2013
WILLIMANTIC- On Wednesday, March 27, Harold Schwartz, M.D., the Psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Institute of Living and a member of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, will present "Thoughts About Mental Illness in the Wake of Sandy Hook" at the ECSU Foundation’s sixth annual luncheon benefitting Natchaug Hospital’s special education programs. The luncheon will be held at noon in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the ECSU Student Center and requires a minimum donation of $100 for attendance. All of the proceeds will benefit Natchaug Hospital’s education programs, which include inpatient and residential schools, as well as seven state-approved Clinical Day Treatment Schools at satellite locations throughout eastern Connecticut. Schwartz serves on Gov. Malloy’s recently-formed Sandy Hook Advisory Committee. The 16-member Committee, composed of law enforcement, education, mental health and emergency response professionals from around the state, will make recommendations on school security, mental health issues, and gun violence in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. If you are interested in attending, please contact Sherry at 860-456-1311 x260 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Natchaug Hospital and its programs and services, visit www.natchaug.org.