Western Connecticut Coalition
WCTC is a Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization (RBHAO).
Here at WCTC, we deliver our services through the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), a data-driven, evidence-based prevention model developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The SPF requires States and communities to systematically:
Assess their prevention needs based on epidemiological data.
Build their prevention capacity.
Develop a strategic plan.
Implement effective community prevention programs, policies, and practices, and
Evaluate their efforts for outcomes.
WCTC serves the following towns: Barkhamsted, Beacon Falls, Bethel, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Canaan, Cheshire, Colebrook, Cornwall, Danbury, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New Fairfield, New Hartford, New Milford, Newtown, Norfolk, North Canaan, Oxford, Prospect, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Sherman, Southbury, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Winchester, Winsted, Wolcott, Woodbury.
Our mission is to promote the behavioral health continuum of care
and to enhance the quality of life at every stage.
Collaboration, Respect, Cultural Humility, Fidelity, Efficiency, Timeliness, Strategic Prevention Framework and Positive Community Norms.
Foster communication, networking, partnerships, and relationships
to promote inclusive coordination and collaboration.
Involve people with lived experience.
Education and advocacy, assessment and continuous improvement,
to achieve our mission.