West Hartford Legislator and Other Officials Celebrate New Urgent Crisis Centers for Children

Rep. Tammy Exum, D-West Hartford, speaks during an Aug. 2 press conference. Photo credit: Mike Savino, CTNewsJunkie

State Rep. Tammy Exum of West Hartford and other Connecticut officials attended a grand opening Wednesday for an urgent crisis center for children at the located at The Village for Families and Children in Hartford.

By Mike Savino, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Elected officials and medical experts have been working for years to improve mental health services for children, especially as more adolescents began asking for help during and after the pandemic.

Families, though, kept running into a consistent problem: they couldn’t find the proper place to take children during a mental health crisis.

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