Natchaug Hospital

Natchaug Hospital is eastern Connecticut’s leading provider of mental health and addiction services for children, adolescents and adults.


Founded in 1954, Natchaug Hospital provides a wide range of mental health and addiction treatment services for children, adolescents and adults in eastern Connecticut. Natchaug offers inpatient services, including one of only six pediatric inpatient units in the state of Connecticut, residential treatment for court-involved teenage girls, clinical day treatment schools, and ambulatory services through its 10-site network of care.

Fast Facts (FY 2015)

President: Patricia A. Rehmer, SVP, Behavioral Health

Transitions from inpatient care:
Inpatient days: 18,705
Outpatient visits (PHP/IOP/OP): 201,392
Employees: 545
Volunteers: 7
Operating revenue: $50.3 million
Community benefit (FY 14): $7.7 million


  • Launched an innovative campaign to provide vocational experiences within programs for emotionally disturbed students.
  • Partnered with Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living selected as one of three hubs in
    Connecticut as part of the ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut Program, a statewide initiative to connect pediatricians and primary care providers with psychiatry services.
  • Natchaug/BHN marketing and communications team recognized as the Best in New England by the New England Society of Health Care Communicators (NESHCo) for its National Dialogue on Mental Health (NDMH) community relations campaign.


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