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March 23, 2018

Harrington HealthCare System to Open Behavioral Health Office in Putnam

SOUTHBRIDGE, MA, March 23, 2018 – Harrington HealthCare System is expanding its access to behavioral health treatment by opening a new office in Putnam, Conn.

Located at 17 Kennedy Drive, the building will offer adult recovery services and child and family counseling.

“We recognize that patients across our region continue to struggle to access mental health and substance use treatment,” said Harrington Vice President of Behavioral Health Services Greg Mirhej. “We are happy to be in a position where we can provide the 395-corridor a place to receive counseling, medication management and therapy groups.”

The building is expected to open April 1 and will be staffed by several mental health and recovery clinicians, as well as Dr. Lowell Kallen, who spent the last three years as a child and family psychiatrist with Day Kimball Healthcare.

Patients interested in scheduling an appointment can call (860) 821-2985.

Recovery Services will offer individuals18 and over intake evaluations, therapy groups, counseling and overall behavior management. Should patients need more complex treatment options, they will have access to Harrington’s comprehensive continuum of care, which includes inpatient and intensive outpatient services and step-down programs located in Webster, MA and Southbridge, MA.

Child & Family Services provides mental health support for ages 4-24 and their family members. Independently-licensed clinicians are specialized in a variety of treatment include trauma-based and cognitive therapy. The model is meant to offer support to the entire family to provide continuity and inclusive care. Age-specific counseling groups, one-to-one therapy and medication management will also be available.


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