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 26, 2024

IOL Launches New Center to Explore Impact of Racial Trauma

Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living launched the Center for Research on Racial Trauma and Community Healing, a one-of-a-kind research center. [...]

April 24, 2024

What to Eat When You’re Stressed

When you’re stressed, the last thing you want is another to-do. But you have to eat anyway, and certain foods [...]

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 [...]

Popular Events

Saturday, May 18, 2024, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Webinar: Substance Use Family Support Group

This group focuses on providing peer support to family members of someone with a substance use disorder. This is facilitated by a Certified [...]

Monday, May 20, 2024, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Webinar: Mind Matters: Drug use and its impact on the brain

In this FREE webinar, join the IOL's Family Resource Center and The Ridge Recovery Center to gain helpful information about addiction, how [...]

Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 6:00PM - 7:15PM

Webinar: Bipolar: An Introduction to the Disorder

Start here to learn more about bipolar disorder. In this FREE webinar, join the Institute of Living's Family Resource Center to gain [...]

 

 

 

 

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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