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:

$4 million federal grant to aid opioid treatment and expand behavioral health care services

The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - December 3, 2018

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-chr-substance-abuse-grant-20181203-story.html

ANALYSIS | Clinic Plan Could Hit State Budget, Raise Patient Costs, Increase Barriers to Access

CT News Junkie - www.ctnewsjunkie.com – December 3, 2018

https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20181203_new_haven_clinic_plan_could_hit_state_budget_raise_patient_costs/

City of New York Partners with The JED Foundation on Mental Health Awareness Campaign in Public Schools

NYC - www1.nyc.gov - November 20, 2018

https://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/569-18/city-new-york-partners-the-jed-foundation-mental-health-awareness-campaign-public

Courant exclusive: More than 1,000 pages of documents reveal Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's dark descent into depravity

The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - December 4, 2018

https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-sandy-hook-lanza-new-documents-20181204-story.html

Electrified Mind

Yale Daily News – www.yaledailynews.com - November 9, 2018

https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/11/09/electrified-mind/

Federal Mental Health Parity After 10 Years: Toward A Data-Driven Approach To Compliance

Health Affairs - www.healthaffairs.org – November 13, 2018

https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20181108.484874/full/

‘I Want to Live Like a Human Being’: Where N.Y. Fails Its Mentally Ill

The New York Times - www.nytimes.com – December 6, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/06/nyregion/nyc-housing-mentally-ill.html

New Britain's reason for new approach to drug addiction: 'We cannot arrest our way out of this'

Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - November 26, 2018

https://www.courant.com/community/new-britain/hc-news-new-britain-project-hope-20181120-story.html

Now Mental Health Patients Can Specify Their Care Before Hallucinations and Voices Overwhelm Them

The New York Times - www.nytimes.com - December 3, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/health/psychiatric-advanced-directives.html

One of the biggest challenges of kicking addiction is getting and keeping a job

The Washington Post - www.washingtonpost.com – November 27, 2018

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/one-of-the-biggest-challenges-of-kicking-addiction-is-getting-and-keeping-a-job/2018/11/27/87e8a168-d958-11e8-aeb7-ddcad4a0a54e_story.html

Recreational marijuana stokes concerns about youth substance abuse

The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - November 26, 2018

https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-legal-marijuana-concerns-20181121-story.html

Spiritual program brings people out of depths of addiction

New Haven Register - www.nhregister.com - October 28, 2018

https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Spiritual-program-brings-people-out-of-depths-of-13343417.php

Suspensions Fall Most On Black Boys

New Haven Independent - www.newhavenindependent.org – November 28, 2018

https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/racial_disparity_suspensions_black_boys/

The reality of mental illness

The Daily Campus – www.dailycampus.com – October 10, 2018

http://dailycampus.com/stories/2018/10/10/the-reality-of-mental-illness

And on a lighter note:


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

 

Sincerely,

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.