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 - - April 9, 2018

Connecticut Juvenile Training School Closes
The Hartford Courant - - April 12, 2018

CT Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade
The Connecticut Health I - Team - - April 2, 2018

How Many Times Must We Say This? We Need To Stop Using Jails And Prisons As Mental Asylums
Pete Earley - - April 13, 2018

How one mother manages her ongoing struggle with depression
The Washington Post - – March 23, 2018

How one teen went from bullied middle schooler to app inventor to world-renowned activist
Upworthy - - April 3, 2018

How Trauma Lodges in the Body
DailyGood - – October 20, 2017

It Matters That This Pro Athlete Is Open About His Eating Disorder
The Huffington Post - - March 28, 2018

Lawmakers Work To Get Drug Pricing, Mental Health Parity Over Finish Line
CT News Junkie - – April 12, 2018

NY to require mental health education; first in nation to do so
Daily Messenger - - March 30, 2018

What Parents Of Kids With Autism Wish You Knew
The Huffington Post - - April 3, 2018

What parents should do instead of worrying that smartphones will ‘destroy’ their kids
The Washington Post - – March 27, 2018

Why Digital Therapy Is A Black Girl’s Dream Come True
The Huffington Post - - April 6, 2018

Work Begins On Apartments For Homeless Veterans In Middletown
The Hartford Courant - - April 12, 2018


And on a lighter note:

B.C. – – April 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.