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 - - December 3, 2018

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

CT News Junkie - – December 3, 2018

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

NYC - - November 20, 2018

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

The Hartford Courant - - December 4, 2018

Electrified Mind

Yale Daily News – - November 9, 2018

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

Health Affairs - – November 13, 2018

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

The New York Times - – December 6, 2018

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

Hartford Courant - - November 26, 2018

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

The New York Times - - December 3, 2018

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

The Washington Post - – November 27, 2018

Recreational marijuana stokes concerns about youth substance abuse

The Hartford Courant - - November 26, 2018

Spiritual program brings people out of depths of addiction

New Haven Register - - October 28, 2018

Suspensions Fall Most On Black Boys

New Haven Independent - – November 28, 2018

The reality of mental illness

The Daily Campus – – October 10, 2018

And on a lighter note:

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.