United Way of Connecticut: Creating Plan of Safe Care

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — We’re living in a challenging time and now more than ever, its crucial to have a Plan of Safe Care.

Here with some answers and advice is DCF Commissioner Vanessa Dorantes along with Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner, Miriam Delphin-Rittmon.

The following are covered:

  • How does pregnancy and having a child present challenges for mental health?
  • How can it change mental health or substance use?
  • What is a POSC and why is DCF a champion of them?
  • Who should have a Plan of Safe Care? How can Dads be a part of a plan of safe care?
  • Where can women obtain more information on how to create a POSC?
  • Are there other services available for women with substance use disorders?

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