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:

After abuse scandal, CT lawmakers push to reform Whiting
The CT Mirror - www.ctmirror.org - April 9, 2018
https://ctmirror.org/2018/04/09/abuse-scandal-ct-lawmakers-push-reform-whiting/

Connecticut Juvenile Training School Closes
The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - April 12, 2018
http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-cjts-closes-20180412-story.html

CT Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade
The Connecticut Health I - Team - www.c-hit.org - April 2, 2018
http://c-hit.org/2018/04/02/ct-army-veteran-gets-discharge-upgrade/

How Many Times Must We Say This? We Need To Stop Using Jails And Prisons As Mental Asylums
Pete Earley - www.peteearley.com - April 13, 2018
http://www.peteearley.com/2018/04/13/how-many-times-must-we-say-this-we-need-to-stop-using-jails-and-prisons-as-mental-asylums/

How one mother manages her ongoing struggle with depression
The Washington Post - www.washingtonpost.com – March 23, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2018/03/30/how-one-mother-deals-with-her-ongoing-struggle-with-depression/

How one teen went from bullied middle schooler to app inventor to world-renowned activist
Upworthy - www.upworthy.com - April 3, 2018
http://www.upworthy.com/how-one-teen-went-from-bullied-middle-schooler-to-app-inventor-to-world-renowned-activist

How Trauma Lodges in the Body
DailyGood - www.dailygood.org – October 20, 2017
http://www.dailygood.org/story/1789/how-trauma-lodges-in-the-body-krista-tippett/

It Matters That This Pro Athlete Is Open About His Eating Disorder
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - March 28, 2018
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mike-marjama-eating-disorder_us_5aba62f5e4b054d118e74efb

Lawmakers Work To Get Drug Pricing, Mental Health Parity Over Finish Line
CT News Junkie - www.ctnewsjunkie.com – April 12, 2018
http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20180412_lawmakers_work_to_get_drug_pricing_mental_health_parity_over/

NY to require mental health education; first in nation to do so
Daily Messenger - www.mpnnow.com - March 30, 2018
http://www.mpnnow.com/news/20180330/ny-to-require-mental-health-education-first-in-nation-to-do-so

What Parents Of Kids With Autism Wish You Knew
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - April 3, 2018
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/parents-autism-wish-you-knew_us_5ac26cfce4b04646b64516fd

What parents should do instead of worrying that smartphones will ‘destroy’ their kids
The Washington Post - www.washingtonpost.com – March 27, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2018/03/27/take-heart-parents-screens-arent-necessarily-destroying-your-kids/

Why Digital Therapy Is A Black Girl’s Dream Come True
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - April 6, 2018
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-simpo-digital-therapy_us_5ac526c5e4b056a8f597ddf7

Work Begins On Apartments For Homeless Veterans In Middletown
The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - April 12, 2018
http://www.courant.com/community/middletown/hc-news-middletown-columbus-house-shepherd-home-20180411-story.html

 

And on a lighter note:

B.C. – www.gocomics.com – April 14, 2018
http://www.gocomics.com/bc/2018/4/9/

 

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.