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:

Advocates Make Final Push To Increase Tobacco, Vape Sales Age to 21

CT News Junkie - – April 10, 2019

Connecticut lawmakers advance bill that would legalize marijuana, erase criminal records for low-level drug offenders

Hartford Courant - – April 8, 2019

Drug Treatment for Inmates Could Save Lives

CT News Junkie - – April 4, 2019

Facing Challenges, Veyo Looks to Improve Further

CT NewsJunkie - - April 12, 2019

How To Take A Break From Therapy And Still Be OK

The Huffington Post - – April 2, 2019

Jury finds nursing supervisor guilty of patient abuse at Whiting psychiatric hospital

Hartford Courant - – April 4, 2019

Legislators, if this is noble work, please fund it that way

The CT Mirror - - April 8, 2019

Mental health patient safety must come first

The CT Mirror - - April 1, 2019

New concern on college campuses: ‘drunkorexia,’ a combination drinking and eating disorder

The Washington Post - – March 11, 2019

New Hampshire Puts Mentally Ill In Prison Because It Lacks Treatment Beds: Disability Group Applauds Decision To Not Built New Hospital

Pete Earley - – April 9, 2019

Noe Encourages All to Join The Big Sleepout 2019

Zip06 - - April 10, 2019

Passed over for million-dollar grant, Hartford reworks youth trauma effort on a shoestring budget

Hartford Courant - – April 8, 2019

Second Time’s The Charm? Lawmakers Look To Ban Solitary Confinement Again

CT News Junkie - – April 1, 2019

Taking care of Charlie helped one California town nearly halve hospital use

STAT - - April 8, 2019

The Challenge of Going Off Psychiatric Drugs

New Yorker - – April 1, 2019

The Future of Mental Health Treatment? Ketamine and Ketamine-like Medications

NAMI Southwest - - March 21, 2019

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.