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:

97% Success Rate At Helping Homeless Americans With Mental Illnesses and Substance Abuse Get Off The Streets
Pete Earley – – June 3, 2019

As General Assembly passes on pot, a new poll shows majority of residents support legal marijuana, expunging criminal records
Hartford Courant – – June 2, 2019

Gay Suicides Are On The Rise. This Epidemiologist Explains Why.
The Huffington Post – – June 5, 2019

Health Bills’ Failure A Bitter Pill For Health Care Proponents
The Connecticut Health I – Team – – June 6, 2019

House gives final passage to bill that will provide PTSD coverage for police, firefighters
Hartford Courant – – May 31, 2019

House unanimously passes bill on bullying and school climate
The CT Mirror – – May 29, 2019

Is Your Insurance Company Breaking the Law?
Columbia University Global Mental Health Program – – May 17, 2019

More employers are addressing mental health: report
Crain’s Chicago Business – – May 30, 2019

PTSD bill sparks frank discussion of mental health on the Senate floor
Hartford Courant – – May 30, 2019

Sen. Warren, Rep. Kennedy Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Parity
The National Council – – May 23, 2019

Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Mental Health At Congressional Hearing
The Huffington Post – – June 7, 2019

We are at the beginning of a global mental health revolution
CNN – – May 31, 2019


And on a lighter note:

Pickles – – May 11, 2019


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.

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