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:

Call to candidates: Let’s make Connecticut No. 1 in mental health services again

CT Viewpoints – www.ctviewpoints.org - October 11, 2018

https://ctviewpoints.org/2018/10/11/call-to-candidates-lets-make-connecticut-no-1-in-mental-health-services-again/

Can we do better? The state’s ongoing search for ways to treat drug addiction

The CT Mirror - www.ctmirror.org - October 9, 2018

https://ctmirror.org/2018/10/09/can-better-states-continued-search-ways-treat-opioid-addiction/

Census Shows Uninsured Increasing in CT

Public News Service - www.publicnewsservice.org - October 4, 2018

https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-10-04/poverty-issues/census-shows-uninsured-increasing-in-ct/a64202-1

Creating systems in which all children can be happy, healthy, and successful

CT Viewpoints – www.ctviewpoints.org - September 28, 2018

https://ctviewpoints.org/2018/09/28/creating-systems-in-which-all-children-can-be-happy-healthy-and-successful/

He Got Schizophrenia. He Got Cancer. And Then He Got Cured.

The New York Times – www.nytimes.com - September 29, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/opinion/sunday/schizophrenia-psychiatric-disorders-immune-system.html

How ASMR Is Helping People Improve Their Mental Health

The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com - October 3, 2018

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/asmr-mental-health_n_5bb38283e4b0d1ebe0e51e38

How Do The Candidates For Governor Feel About Marijuana Legalization?

The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com - October 9, 2018

http://www.courant.com/politics/elections/hc-pol-hearken-stefanowski-lamont-marijuana-legalization-20181008-story.html

How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder

The New York Times – www.nytimes.com - October 1, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/01/well/family/how-to-help-a-child-with-an-anxiety-disorder.html

“I wish we could do better.” Psychiatrist Talks About SMI, HIPAA and Helping Patients

Pete Earley - www.peteearley.com - October 8, 2018

http://www.peteearley.com/2018/10/08/i-wish-we-could-do-better-psychiatrist-talks-about-smi-hipaa-and-helping-patients/

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Gaming disorder — what is it and when should you be concerned about your child?

Mayo Clinic News Network - www.newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org - September 21, 2018

https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-q-and-a-gaming-disorder-what-is-it-and-when-should-you-be-concerned-about-your-child/

New era in virtual reality therapy for common phobias

AP News – www.apnews.com - September 18, 2018

https://apnews.com/35ba06aa00784732969b5ad161e43a3c

No More Secrets: Congress Bans Pharmacist ‘Gag Orders’ On Drug Prices

Kaiser Health News – www.khn.org - October 10, 2018

https://khn.org/news/no-more-secrets-congress-bans-pharmacist-gag-orders-on-drug-prices/

Opioid Bill Heads to White House

The CT News Junkie - www.ctnewsjunkie.com - October 5, 2018

https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20181005_dc_news_junkie_opioid_bill_heads_to_white_house/

Plainville School Safety Topic Of Forum

The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com – September 27, 2018

http://www.courant.com/community/plainville/hc-news-plainville-school-safety-forum-20180925-story.html

This Is the Suicide Story You're Not Hearing

Shondaland - www.shondaland.com - September 10, 2018

https://www.shondaland.com/live/a23011748/mental-health-suicide-survivors/

UConn Athletic Department Makes Strides In Mental Health Care; Participating In Mental Health Awareness Week

The Hartford Courant - www.courant.com – October 9, 2018

http://www.courant.com/sports/uconn-football/game-stories/hc-sp-uconn-making-strides-in-mental-healthcare-for-student-athletes-20181002-story.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

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.