The Voice of Psychiatry in Connecticut

The Connecticut Psychiatric Society is a 600-member District Branch of the American Psychiatric AssociationThe society is devoted to:

  • Advocating for patients and those who care for them
  • Promoting and disseminating professional values
  • Supporting education and career advancement
  • Strengthening the scientific basis of psychiatric diagnosis and treatment


The Connecticut Psychiatric Society works to ensure access to humane care and effective treatment for people with mental illnesses. The society is the voice and conscience of psychiatry in Connecticut. The society advocates for an environment where quality psychiatric care is available for all who need it.

The goals of the society are to foster the science and progress of psychiatry, in cooperation with and as a constituent part of the American Psychiatric Association, to serve as an influence toward the maintenance of high professional and administrative standards, and to assist the APA in promoting its aims and objectives.