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:

Baltimore Incident Is Simply The Latest In Patient Dumping: Hospitals And Jails Find Creative Ways To Rid Themselves Of Patients
Pete Earley - - January 15, 2018

General Assembly schedules January 31 “veto” session
Connecticut Post - – January 22, 2018

Hashtag Sparks Important Conversation About PTSD Among Sexual Assault Survivors
The Huffington Post - - January 2018

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?
The Guardian - – January 7, 2018

It’s okay to turn away from screens sometimes and meet friends and family in person
The Washington Post - - January 2, 2018

Let’s talk about real issues, not Trump’s mental health
CT Viewpoints – - January 17, 2018

Lisa Chedekel, An Accomplished, Dogged Journalist, Dies At 57
The Hartford Courant - - January 13, 2018

New Transportation Contractor for Medicaid Patients Swamped With Complaints
Hartford Courant - - January 12, 2018

Panel urges removing custody of offenders under 18 from DOC 
The CT Mirror - - January 18, 2018

Rebooting Kimberly's Brain
UCSFMedicalCenter - - December 5, 2017

Seize the Awkward campaign wants to help you talk to a friend about their mental health
Mashable – – January 17, 2018

Tech Backlash Grows as Investors Press Apple to Act on Children’s Use
The New York Times – - January 8, 20187

The ‘Frequent Flier’ Program That Grounded a Hospital’s Soaring Costs
Politico - - December 18, 2017

The Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse On Mental Health
The Huffington Post - - November 21, 2017


And on a lighter note:

The Family Circus - - January 14, 2018


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.