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 - www.peteearley.com - January 15, 2018
http://www.peteearley.com/2018/01/15/baltimore-incident-is-simply-latest-in-patient-dumping-hospitals-and-jails-find-creative-ways-to-rid-themselves-of-patients/

General Assembly schedules January 31 “veto” session
Connecticut Post - www.ctpost.com – January 22, 2018
http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/General-Assembly-schedules-January-31-veto-12515018.php

Hashtag Sparks Important Conversation About PTSD Among Sexual Assault Survivors
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - January 2018
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/healmetoo-sexual-assault-ptsd_us_5a0f70dce4b045cf43716a01

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?
The Guardian - www.theguardian.com – January 7, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/07/is-everything-you-think-you-know-about-depression-wrong-johann-hari-lost-connections

It’s okay to turn away from screens sometimes and meet friends and family in person
The Washington Post - www.washingtonpost.com - January 2, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2018/01/02/its-ok-if-we-turn-away-from-our-screens-some-times-and-meet-our-friends-and-family-in-person/

Let’s talk about real issues, not Trump’s mental health
CT Viewpoints – www.ctviewpoints.org - January 17, 2018
https://ctviewpoints.org/2018/01/17/lets-talk-about-real-issues-not-trumps-mental-health/

Lisa Chedekel, An Accomplished, Dogged Journalist, Dies At 57
The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - January 13, 2018
http://www.courant.com/community/hartford/hc-news-lisa-chedekel-obit-20180112-story.html

New Transportation Contractor for Medicaid Patients Swamped With Complaints
Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - January 12, 2018
http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-medical-rides-medicaid-problems-persist-0113-story.html

Panel urges removing custody of offenders under 18 from DOC 
The CT Mirror - www.ctmirror.org - January 18, 2018
https://ctmirror.org/2018/01/18/panel-urges-taking-custody-of-offenders-under-18-from-doc/

Rebooting Kimberly's Brain
UCSFMedicalCenter - www.ucsfhealth.org - December 5, 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSLQb4O7Y8M

Seize the Awkward campaign wants to help you talk to a friend about their mental health
Mashable – www.mashable.com – January 17, 2018
http://mashable.com/2018/01/17/seize-the-awkward-mental-health-suicide-prevention/#mY_DJX0dusqi

Tech Backlash Grows as Investors Press Apple to Act on Children’s Use
The New York Times – www.nytimes.com - January 8, 20187
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/08/technology/apple-tech-children-jana-calstrs.html

The ‘Frequent Flier’ Program That Grounded a Hospital’s Soaring Costs
Politico - www.politico.com - December 18, 2017
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/12/18/parkland-dallas-frequent-flier-hospital-what-works-216108

The Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse On Mental Health
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - November 21, 2017
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-effects-of-childhood-sexual-abuse-on-mental-health_us_5a09cc5ae4b0bc648a0cb5f0

 

And on a lighter note:

The Family Circus - www.familycircus.com - January 14, 2018
http://familycircus.com/comics/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.