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:

6 tips on talking to young kids about mental health
Philadelphia Inquirer – www.inquirer.com – July 9, 2019
https://www.inquirer.com/health/mental-health-depression-suicide-talk-young-kids-children-20190709.html

An All Too Familiar Story: A Family’s Painful Struggle To Help Seriously Ill Son
Pete Earley – www.peteearley.com – July 29, 2019
http://www.peteearley.com/2019/07/29/an-all-too-familiar-story-a-familys-painful-struggle-to-help-seriously-ill-son/

Are Support Groups A Good Alternative To Therapy?
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – July 11, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/support-group-therapy-benefits_l_5d273b04e4b0cfb59601aa41

Hebron’s Ayla Thurstan overcame an eating disorder to become one of the world’s best powerlifters at the age of 21
The Hartford Courant – www.courant.com – July 26, 2019
https://www.courant.com/sports/hc-sp-ayla-thurstan-hebron-powerlifter-20190726-gamwqoeunjhkvmm35gsvc6z324-story.html

How To Get A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor’s Office
Kaiser Health News – www.khn.org – July 10, 2019
https://khn.org/news/how-to-get-a-cheaper-prescription-before-leaving-the-doctors-office/

Jail alternatives dwindle for Connecticut defendants with mental illness
Hartford Courant – www.courant.com – July 25, 2019
https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-mental-health-connecticut-jails-20190725-v7kdjn4thra55p7uplpuyhhe5u-story.html

Official Complaint Rate Against Veyo Holds Steady
The CT News Junkie – www.ctnewsjunkie.com – July 25, 2019
https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/story/20190725_official_complaint_rate_against_veyo_holds_steady/

PewDiePie donates $10,000 to mental health charity in Etika’s memory
GameRevolution – www.gamerevolution.com – July 22, 2019
https://www.gamerevolution.com/game-culture/570485-pewdiepie-etika-mental-health-jack-black-minecraft

Program aims to reduce the suspension of Connecticut’s youngest students
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – July 26, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/07/26/program-aims-to-reduce-the-suspension-of-connecticuts-youngest-students/

Researchers Look to Extend Benefits of Ketamine
Psychiatric News – www.psychnews.psychiatryonline.org – July 18, 2019
https://psychnews.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/appi.pn.2019.6a4

State launches investigation of e-cigarette manufacturer, questions health claims
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – July 31, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/07/31/state-launches-investigation-of-e-cigarette-manufacturer-questions-health-claims/

Understanding the Link Between Cannabis Use and Mental Illness
KQED – www.kqed.org – July 23, 2019
https://www.kqed.org/forum/2010101872329/understanding-the-link-between-cannabis-use-and-mental-illness

Yale Researchers Find Genetic Clues to Troubling PTSD Symptom
Psychiatry – www.medicine.yale.edu – July 30, 2019
https://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/newsandevents/archive/article.aspx?id=20881

 

And on a lighter note:

Monty – www.gocomics.com – July 30, 2019
http://www.gocomics.com/monty/2019/7/30/

 

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.
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