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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Hartford and Genoa Healthcare Host Grand Opening for New Integrated Behavioral Health Pharmacy

HARTFORD, CONN. (December 3, 2018) – Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Hartford and Genoa Healthcare hosted the grand opening of a new on-site pharmacy at Catholic Charities’ Institute for the Hispanic Family in Hartford on Monday, Dec. 3.

The new Genoa Healthcare pharmacy, at 45 Wadsworth Street, provides customized and convenient pharmacy services to consumers with behavioral disorders in the same facility where they receive their care. As part of this integrated approach, Genoa Healthcare pharmacists and technicians will work closely with the interdisciplinary care team, including prescribers, nurses, and caseworkers, to develop and refine treatment plans for patients. The pharmacy is open to all Catholic Charities clients, employees, and their families.

The grand opening included a ribbon-cutting ceremony with remarks from Catholic Charities and Genoa Healthcare leaders, followed by a luncheon for attendees.

This is Genoa Healthcare’s 12th pharmacy in Connecticut. Today, Genoa Healthcare fills more than 15 million prescriptions per year with more than 435 pharmacies located onsite within community mental health centers.

Catholic Charities’ Institute for the Hispanic Family serves as a one-stop shop for Latino support and services within the community. It provides culturally and linguistically competent outpatient programs for adults, families, and children to address problems associated with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, grief and loss, and other mental health issues. It also operates the Hispanic Senior Center, School Readiness Program, Basic Human Needs and TANF Case Management Programs, as well as numerous other programs and services.