LGBTQ+ member discusses his mental health after challenges with family

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 is stopping the stigma this month, scratching the surface of important conversations when it comes to mental health.

A journey to mental well-being does not have to be faced alone. That’s why Mental Health Connecticut is using this year to re-open the conversation on mental health and stigma, focusing on communities.

News 8’s Ken Houston was joined by Suzi Craig, Mental Health Connecticut’s chief strategy officer, and Alfred Cotto, a mental health counselor and member of the LGBTQ+ community, to discuss the challenges he faced from his own family.

Watch the full interview above.