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:

1 In 5 Queer Young Adults Attempted Suicide In The Past Year, Study Shows
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – June 11, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trevor-project-lgbtq-mental-health-survey_l_5cffa50de4b06d839dc554bc

CT ranks 5th among states in health system performance this year, up from 9th last year
CT Health Policy Project – www.cthealthpolicy.org – June 12, 2019
https://cthealthpolicy.org/index.php/2019/06/12/ct-ranks-5th-among-states-in-health-system-performance-this-year-up-from-9th-last-year/

For the first time, DeLauro shepherds massive spending bill through Congress
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – June 18, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/06/18/for-the-first-time-delauro-shepherds-massive-spending-bill-through-congress/

Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins tackling mental wellness head on
USA Today – www.usatoday.com – June 20, 2019
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2019/06/20/hall-of-famer-brian-dawkins-tackling-mental-wellness-head-on/39606633/

Incidents of harm and abuse at Whiting trending down, officials say
CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – June 18, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/06/18/incidents-of-harm-and-abuse-at-whiting-trending-down-officials-say/

Men’s Health Week: Recovery Reinvented
Addiction Policy Forum – www.addictionpolicy.org – June 14, 2019
https://www.addictionpolicy.org/blog/mens-health-week-recovery-reinvented

More than a third of CT schools reported zero restraints, seclusions
CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – June 18, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/06/18/more-than-a-third-of-ct-schools-reported-zero-restraints-seclusions/

Op-Ed: Keep up the great work, NAMI
Westport News – www.westport-news.com – June 7, 2019
https://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Op-Ed-Keep-up-the-great-work-NAMI-13960526.php

PCMHs in CT – not the “shiny new toy” anymore but moving forward improving care, controlling costs
CT Health Policy Project – www.cthealthpolicy.org – June 18, 2019
https://cthealthpolicy.org/index.php/2019/06/18/pcmhs-in-ct-not-the-shiny-new-toy-anymore-but-moving-forward-improving-care-controlling-costs/

Saving Children From Cycle Of Trauma
Connecticut Health Investigative Team – www.c-hit.org – June 12, 2019
http://c-hit.org/2019/06/12/saving-children-from-cycle-of-trauma/

Show Me A Kid With A Mental Illness And I’ll Show You A Mother Who Blames Herself: How To Stop Blame
Pete Earley – www.peteearley.com – June 13, 2019
http://www.peteearley.com/2019/06/13/show-me-a-kid-with-a-mental-illness-and-ill-show-you-a-mother-who-blames-herself-how-to-stop-blame/

Task Force Begins Review of Juvenile Justice System With Goal of Reducing Recidivism
The CT News Junkie – www.ctnewsjunkie.com – June 11, 2019
https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20190611_task_force_review_juvenile_justice_system_reduce_recidivism/

What States Mean by a ‘Public Option’
The Pew Charitable Trusts – www.pewtrusts.org – June 6, 2019
https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2019/06/06/what-do-states-mean-when-they-say-public-option

Why I believe the Warren-Cummings CARE Act can stop people like me from becoming opioid overdose statistics
STAT News – www.statnews.com – June 13, 2019
https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/13/warren-cummings-care-act-opioids/

 

And on a lighter note:

Rhymes with Orange – www.rhymeswithorange.com – June 21, 2019
http://rhymeswithorange.com/comics/june-21-2019/http://www.gocomics.com/pickles/2019/05/11/

 

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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