Beacon Health Options honored as a Connecticut Top Workplace

(Rocky Hill, CT – September  26, 2021) – Beacon Health Options, a leading behavioral health services company, announced today that, for the sixth year, it has been named one of the state’s Top Workplaces by the Hartford Courant

Top Workplaces  2021 honors 48 companies, nonprofits and public agencies, in a variety of sizes, from Metro Hartford and Eastern Connecticut based on responses from employee surveys. Criteria included high employee engagement, business practices and values, employee-driven innovation, managers’ willingness to help employees learn and grow, as well as benefits and development opportunities.

“The employees at Beacon Health Options are dedicated to fulfilling our mission of helping people live their lives to the fullest potential,” said Lori Szczygiel, CEO, Beacon Health Options -Connecticut. “We promote the values of resiliency and self-directed recovery, enabling individuals who struggle with mental health or substance use/abuse concerns to live with a sense of competence and hope. It’s a philosophy supported by our corporate values, and embraced by our local team of talented employees. Being named an award recipient for the fifth year is a testament to the commitment, caring and expertise our staff bring to work every day.”

The Beacon team had previously won the Top Workplace award from 2011-2013, and again in 2019 and 2020.

About Beacon Health Options CT

Beacon Health Options CT administers mental health and addiction services for approximately 900,000 Medicaid recipients throughout the state in conjunction with the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership, a collaboration composed of the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Social Services, and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Through additional contracts with individual partner agencies, it provides a variety of management programs with an emphasis on special populations, reporting, and advanced data analytics designed to improve system outcomes.

About Beacon Health Options

Beacon Health Options is a leading behavioral health services company serving 1 out of 9 people across all 50 states. We work with employers, health plans and government agencies to support mental health and emotional wellbeing, substance use disorder recovery, and employee health programs that improve the health and wellness of people every day. Our multi-modal, insights driven approach allows us to integrate social, behavioral and physical health solutions to drive improved outcomes for everyone we serve. By collaborating with a network of providers in communities around the country, we help individuals live their lives to the fullest potential. For more information, visit and connect with us on, and