Mental Health In The Media

Greetings, NAMI Connecticut Members, Partners and Friends. 

The recent articles below cover issues relevant to Connecticut’s mental health community:

Advocates: DSS call center wait times must be fixed
The CT Mirror - - June 28, 2018

Connecticut Launches Program For Young Adults Facing Opioid Addiction
The Hartford Courant - - June 27, 2018

Exercise can help treat mood disorders. Here’s why, and how to get started
The Washington Post - - June 27, 2018

Growing Talk About Modern Day ‘Asylums’ Being Heard: Good Or Bad Idea?
Pete Earley - – July 6, 2018

Hiding my mental illness from my Asian family almost killed me
Vox – – June 18, 2018

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
Uplift – - June 14, 2018

LGBTQ People Share How Therapy Changed Their Lives
The Huffington Post - – June 18, 2018

Police Killings Have Harmed Mental Health in Black Communities, Study Finds
The New York Times - – June 21, 2018

Pregnant teen’s death came one day before planned discharge
The CT Mirror - - July 3, 2018

Readers Write: An open letter to Gov. Cuomo about suicide, mental health care
The Island Now – – June 14, 2018

Rising Suicide Rate Reflects A Troubled Society
The Hartford Courant - - June 24, 2018

Shortage of in-patient psychiatric beds puts kids at risk as more seek care
NBC News - – June 29, 2018

This traffic cop has prevented over 200 people from jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge
Upworthy - – June 25, 2018

When Erratic Teenage Behavior Means Something More
Kaiser Health News – - June 13, 2018


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If you have a suggested article, blog or video for our next edition, please send it our way.



Thomas Burr

Community and Affiliate Relations Manager - NAMI Connecticut



Please Note: The views expressed in the above articles, video’s etc., solely represent the views of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of NAMI Connecticut, it’s members, partners and/or affiliates.