Mental Health In The Media

Recent news of interest to our NAMI Connecticut community:

Bristol hopes testimonial videos will help combat the opioid epidemic
The Hartford Courant – – January 2, 2020

Congress acts. Connecticut war on opioids continues.
The CT Mirror – – January 2, 2019

Connecticut should become the ‘Right to Housing State’
Hartford Courant – – January 9, 2020

Former inmates now account for more than half of all drug overdose deaths in Connecticut
The Hartford Courant – – January 6, 2020

Harm reduction center opening near drug death ‘epicenter’
The Hartford Courant – – December 17, 2019–exchange-harm-reduction-center-opens-20191217-story.html

Homelessness is down in CT. Here are 5 things to know.
The CT Mirror – – January 8, 2020

NAMI Board Of Directors Names Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. As New Chief Executive
NAMI – – December 18, 2019

New Britain reports success with Project HOPE drug treatment effort, and Plainville is ready to join
The Hartford Courant – – January 3, 2020

Regulators to set up 3-digit suicide hotline number like 911
AP News – – December 12, 2019

There are ways to help children who suffer from mental health conditions. Why don’t we use them?
The Hartford Courant – – December 22, 2019

This Was The Decade That Changed The Way We Think About Mental Health
The Huffington Post – – December 24, 2019

And on a lighter note:

Garfield – – January 1, 2020

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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