200 Years of Recovery!

Join us as we celebrate our 200th anniversary

with events on campus and in the community.

 
 

         

About Us

Find out about the Institute, its impact on mental health over the last two centuries, and more.

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Welcome to The Institute of Living

The Institute of Living’s model of care is derived from a long-standing humanistic tradition and a rigorous commitment to scientific advances. Treatment at the Institute of Living is based on respect for the dignity and individuality of each patient. Learn more by downloading the Patient Healthcare Guide & Journal.

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News

April 22, 2024

IOL’s Professionals’ Program Launches Intensive Option for Clients

The Institute of Living’s Professionals’ Program has launched a Partial Hospitalization (PHP) option for its clients to provide a more [...]

February 20, 2024

Diverse Types of Therapies Help Patients Heal

Sometimes on the path to healing, you’ve just got to relax. That’s where Hartford HealthCare’s wide array of creative, recreational [...]

February 16, 2024

IOL Gets Grant to Study ADHD Intervention Treatment

Hartford HealthCare’s Clinical Neuroscience & Development Lab has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for a study [...]

February 15, 2024

Panel Discussion Examines Roadblocks to Becoming a Doctor

At the Wadsworth Athenaeum in Hartford, an impactful movie screening brought together a panel of HHC providers to discuss ways [...]

February 01, 2024

Providing Healthy Produce, Staples Helps Improve Health

For the 13.5 million U.S. households experiencing food insecurity, putting a healthy meal on the table is not as easy [...]

January 12, 2024

5 Steps for Successful Dry January

After a boozy holiday season, many of us are ready for a chemical reset right around the time we ring [...]

Popular Events

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2024, 6:00PM - 7:15PM

Webinar: Anxiety Disorders: An Introduction

In this FREE webinar, join the IOL’s Anxiety Disorders Center to gain helpful information about various Anxiety Disorders and how family [...]

Thursday, Apr 25, 2024, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Webinar: Understanding Substance Use

This group focuses on providing psychoeducation on substance use disorders, with a focus on co-occurring disorders. Family members will [...]

Saturday, Apr 27, 2024, 8:30AM - 2:30PM

Webinar: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Under national guidelines, only individuals over the age of 18 can attend this training.

In this FREE educational seminar, [...]

 

 

 

 

Awards & Accreditations

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Behavioral Health Network is accredited by the Joint Commission for meeting national standards in health

care quality and safety in both the areas of Behavior Health Care and Hospitals.

Our Awards

 

 

 

 

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