About CHDI

Mission, Vision & Strategy

The Child Health and Development Institute is a catalyst for improving the health, mental health and early care systems for children in Connecticut.

Our Vision

All children will grow up healthy and thrive. 

Our Mission

Advance effective, integrated health and behavioral health systems, practices, and policies that result in equitable and optimal health and well-being for children, youth, and families. 

Our Strategy

We identify, demonstrate, support and promote effective health and behavioral health care innovations that will result in sustainable change, working in partnership with providers, policymakers, academic institutions and state agencies.

Our Strategic Process:

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