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:

How PTSD And Depression Haunts First Responders Even After The Job Is Over
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – October 5, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/paramedics-ptsd-depression-first-responders-emergency_n_5d94f058e4b0f5bf796e8a33

Medicare Extra Rx HELP Act Companion Bill Introduced in the House
Medicare Rights – www.blog.medicarerights.org – October 3, 2019
https://blog.medicarerights.org/medicare-extra-rx-help-act-companion-bill-introduced-in-the-house/

Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton And Princes Harry And William Reunite For New Project
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – October 7, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/meghan-markle-kate-middleton-william-harry-psa_n_5d98ce45e4b03b475f9a1791

Murphy discusses new legislation to hold insurance companies accountable for addiction treatment
The Hartford Courant – www.courant.com – October 11, 2019
https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-connecticut-murphy-opioid-20191011-vutnsenh7vhb3akkpwcdagrbay-story.html

Neighbor Was Following Her With Camera. Civil Courts Also Dealing With Mentally Ill Without Many Tools
Pete Earley – www.peteearley.com – October 7, 2019
http://www.peteearley.com/2019/10/07/neighbor-was-following-her-with-camera-civil-courts-also-dealing-with-mentally-ill-without-many-tools/

Rejecting Purdue settlement, CT hopes to gain from other opioid deals
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – October 3, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/10/03/rejecting-purdue-settlement-ct-hopes-to-gain-from-other-opioid-deals/

Smartphones are grenades in our kids’ pockets — and we’re not doing enough about it
Philadelphia Inquirer – www.inquirer.com – October 2, 2019
https://www.inquirer.com/news/columnists/social-media-cyberbullying-facebook-elizabeth-warren-maria-panaritis-20191002.html

The legal age to buy cigarettes, vaping products goes up Tuesday, Here are five things you need to know
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – September 30, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/30/the-legal-age-to-buy-cigarettes-vaping-products-goes-up-tuesday/

The Problem With Suggesting Exercise For Depression
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – October 7, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/exercise-depression-advice_l_5d977177e4b03b475f98b051

These kids demand more than ‘Tobacco 21’ to curb vaping
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – October 1, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/10/01/these-kids-demand-more-than-tobacco-21-to-curb-vaping/

Veterans: Let’s keep their hearts beating
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – October 2, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/veterans-lets-keep-their-hearts-beating/

With outlook bleak for public option, lawmakers shift to new 2020 health care agenda
CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – October 7, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/10/07/with-outlook-bleak-for-public-option-lawmakers-shift-to-new-2020-health-care-agenda/

Youngest in classroom diagnosed more often with ADHD, other problems
UPI – www.upi.com – September 23, 2019
https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2019/09/23/Youngest-in-classroom-diagnosed-more-often-with-ADHD-other-problems/2261569268718/

 

And on a lighter note:

Beetle Bailey – www.beetlebailey.com – October 4, 2018
http://beetlebailey.com/comics/october-4-2018/

 

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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