A collection of recent articles and more relevant to Connecticut’s mental health community. This edition features articles about: Funding to Treat Substance Abuse Added To Cannabis Revenue Bill; Lawmakers Restore Funding for Juvenile Justice Programs; My jail stopped using solitary confinement. Here’s why; Release of “13 Reasons Why” Associated with Increase in Youth Suicide Rates; Slowing the teen vaping express; Why It’s Important to Treat PTSD at Any Age; and MUCH MORE!Read More
Hello and Happy New Year! I want to start by thanking everyone who contributed to NAMI Connecticut in 2016. It was an extraordinarily productive year for the organization and along with our other funders, individuals who donated to us helped us to reach thousands of people in the state...Read More
I am happy to report that once again we had a very successful annual state conference with approximately 200 attendees, hopefully many of you reading this now were there. The day started out with Senator Ted Kennedy providing our Keynote address and then participants were able to find out about a range of mental health initiatives including apps for use by people with mental health concerns, psychiatric care of older adults, engaging young people in care and the state of the recovery movemenRead More
I hope all is going well.
Fall is upon us I am happy to report that once again we will be paying out more than $20,000 to our affiliates based on the amount of donations they raised for this year’s Walk. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL! As many of you know, the Walk is a vital component of keeping our affiliates growing and offering the many programs they provide to their communities. Overall we raised just over $170,000...