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Natchaug Hospital to Offer Free Depression Screenings at Outpatient Sites on Oct. 5

September 26, 2017

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

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.