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:

A ‘glimmer of hope’ seen on opioids
The CT Mirror - www.ctmirror.org - October 8, 2017
https://ctmirror.org/2017/10/08/a-glimmer-of-hope-seen-on-opioids/

A New Generation Of Therapists Is Fighting Asian-American Mental Health Stigma
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - October 10, 2017
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mental-health-stigma-asian-americans_us_59d4f739e4b0218923e6e8fd

Advocates Rush To Save Healthcare Programs For Low-Income Residents
The CT News Junkie - www.ctnewsjunkie.com - October 10, 2017
http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/advocates_rush_to_save_healthcare_programs_low-income_residents_10_10_2017/

Americans Living In Rural Areas Are More Likely To Die By Suicide
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - October 9, 2017
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/suicide-rates-rural-areas_us_59dbbdb0e4b00377980ada90

Connecticut Congressional Delegation Announces $750,000 in New Federal Funding to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse
Office of Senator Richard Blumenthal - www.blumenthal.senate.gov - September 29, 2017
https://www.blumenthal.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/connecticut-congressional-delegation-announces-750000-in-new-federal-funding-to-prevent-youth-substance-abuse

Ketamine Found to Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in Depressed Patients
Psychiatric News - www.alert.psychnews.org - October 3, 2017
http://alert.psychnews.org/2017/10/ketamine-found-to-reduce-suicidal.html

NAMI Launches StigmaFree Company Video
NAMI - www.nami.org - October 5, 2017
https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2017/NAMI-Launches-StigmaFree-Company-Video

Sesame Street Launches Series Of Videos To Help Kids Cope With Trauma
Scary Mommy Blog - www.scarymommy.com - October 7, 2017
http://www.scarymommy.com/sesame-street-trauma-videos-for-kids/

Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That’s why some experts are turning to machines for help.
Washington Post - www.washingtonpost.com - September 26, 2017
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2017/09/25/teenage-suicide-is-extremely-difficult-to-predict-thats-why-some-experts-are-turning-to-machines-for-help/

The One Thing Jimmy Kimmel Got Wrong in His Monologue About the Las Vegas Shooting
The Mighty - www.themighty.com - October 4, 2017
https://themighty.com/2017/10/jimmy-kimmel-monologue-las-vegas-shooting-mental-illness/

This teen's app stops cyberbullying, and she's just one innovator in this competition.
Upworthy - www.upworthy.com - October 2, 2017
http://www.upworthy.com/this-teens-app-stops-cyberbullying-and-shes-just-one-innovator-in-this-competition

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?
New York Times Magazine - www.nytimes.com - October 11, 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/11/magazine/why-are-more-american-teenagers-than-ever-suffering-from-severe-anxiety.html

 

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

Communications 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.