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 – – June 11, 2019

CT ranks 5th among states in health system performance this year, up from 9th last year
CT Health Policy Project – – June 12, 2019

For the first time, DeLauro shepherds massive spending bill through Congress
The CT Mirror – – June 18, 2019

Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins tackling mental wellness head on
USA Today – – June 20, 2019

Incidents of harm and abuse at Whiting trending down, officials say
CT Mirror – – June 18, 2019

Men’s Health Week: Recovery Reinvented
Addiction Policy Forum – – June 14, 2019

More than a third of CT schools reported zero restraints, seclusions
CT Mirror – – June 18, 2019

Op-Ed: Keep up the great work, NAMI
Westport News – – June 7, 2019

PCMHs in CT – not the “shiny new toy” anymore but moving forward improving care, controlling costs
CT Health Policy Project – – June 18, 2019

Saving Children From Cycle Of Trauma
Connecticut Health Investigative Team – – June 12, 2019

Show Me A Kid With A Mental Illness And I’ll Show You A Mother Who Blames Herself: How To Stop Blame
Pete Earley – – June 13, 2019

Task Force Begins Review of Juvenile Justice System With Goal of Reducing Recidivism
The CT News Junkie – – June 11, 2019

What States Mean by a ‘Public Option’
The Pew Charitable Trusts – – June 6, 2019

Why I believe the Warren-Cummings CARE Act can stop people like me from becoming opioid overdose statistics
STAT News – – June 13, 2019


And on a lighter note:

Rhymes with Orange – – June 21, 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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