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CTYP July Newsletter

Thank you to everyone who participated in the statewide young professional survey.  Our results showed that many of you are interested in learning more about mental health. This month, we are providing mental health resources and will continue to do so in smaller amounts in our newsletters.

Mental Health Resources

To learn more about mental health disorders, visit

Finding a therapist
If you have insurance, your company should be able to provide a list of providers that are within the network of your plan. 

No insurance? Many counselors and therapists have sliding payment scales available for clients paying out of pocket. There are many sites, including Resource to Recovery located here in CT, that have put together a vetted list. Other general search sites include Psychology Today and

Virtual therapy has become the norm during COVID-19, and these resources provided alternatives to in-person therapy before social distancing. Alternatives to traditional therapy - Mindfulness and Meditation

If you feel that talk therapy is not for you, there are alternatives. Mindfulness and meditation in particular can help with anxiety, depression, motivation, and trauma. There's even evidence to support that mindfulness can help with racial trauma.  Read more here.

Physical Health

We've all heard that exercise and physical health affect your mental health, so check out these resources to incorporate more physical activity and healthy choices into your life.

Join Us!

We want you to get involved with CTYP!
Partner with us for an event, join our board, or share your ideas.
Talk to any board member at one of our events, contact us on Facebook, or email us at for more information.
Sign up for our mailing list here.

Stay tuned for upcoming events, tips, and items of interest to young professionals!


Connecticut Young Professionals is a statewide organization for people between the ages of 21 and 40. We actively engage the community and are working hard to make Connecticut a better place for young professionals.

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