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: Uber won’t work to get disabled to New Haven health clinic

The New Haven Register - www.nhregister.com - January 27, 2019

https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Advocates-Uber-won-t-work-to-get-disabled-to-13565821.php

An Open Letter To My Autistic Son’s Teacher

The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - January 22, 2019

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/an-open-letter-to-my-autistic-sons-teacher_us_5c38e56ae4b0e0baf53d3cf2

Drug combo shows promise in treatment of depression and addiction

Yale News – www.news.yale.edu - January 9, 2019

https://news.yale.edu/2019/01/09/drug-combo-shows-promise-treatment-depression-and-addiction

Father, NAMI Advocate Frustrated By Flawed System That Sets Up Young Man For Incarceration Instead Of Treatment

Pete Earley - www.peteearley.com – January 25, 2019

http://www.peteearley.com/2019/01/25/father-nami-advocate-frustrated-by-flawed-system-that-sets-up-young-man-for-incarceration-instead-of-treatment/

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness Through Music

The New York Times – www.nytimes.com - January 29, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/29/well/mind/fighting-the-stigma-of-mental-illness-through-music.html

It is time for parity for behavioral health care

CT Viewpoints – www.ctmirror.org - January 23, 2019

https://ctmirror.org/2019/01/23/it-is-time-for-parity-for-behavioral-health-care/

Marijuana Debate Heats Up At State Capitol

The CT News Junkie - www.ctnewsjunkie.com - January 23, 2019

https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20190123_marijuana_debate_heats_up_at_state_capitol/

Mental Health Coverage: A Guide for Seniors with Depression

Psychology Today - www.psychologytoday.com - January 28, 2019

https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/the-heart/201901/mental-health-coverage-guide-seniors-depression

Meth’s Resurgence Spotlights Lack Of Meds To Combat The Addiction

Kaiser Health News – www.khn.org – January 14, 2019

https://khn.org/news/meths-resurgence-spotlights-lack-of-meds-to-combat-the-addiction/

New York Inmates With Mental Illness Are Held in Prison Past Their Release Dates, Lawsuit Claims

NBC New York - www.nbcnewyork.com – January 24, 2019

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/New-York-Inmates-With-Mental-Illness-Are-Held-in-Prison-Past-Their-Release-Dates-Lawsuit-Claims-504815191.html

People addicted to opioids don’t need to be in jail, they need help

The Hill – www.thehill.com – January 16, 2019

https://thehill.com/opinion/criminal-justice/425627-people-addicted-to-opioids-dont-need-to-be-in-jail-they-need-help

Stigma, Reimbursement Remain Barriers to Better Care for Mental Health

MedPage Today - www.medpagetoday.com – January 25, 2019

https://www.medpagetoday.com/publichealthpolicy/healthpolicy/77652

'There are a number of ways to be a man': New guidelines for psychologists are intended to help in treatment of men and boys

Chicago Tribune - www.chicagotribune.com – January 10, 2019

https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/ct-life-apa-guidelines-men-boys-20190110-story.html

Uninsured rate rises in the nation, ACA enrollment drops in CT

The CT Mirror - www.ctmirror.org - January 25, 2019

https://ctmirror.org/2019/01/25/uninsured-rate-rises-in-the-nation-aca-enrollment-drops-in-ct/


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

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.