Mental Health In The Media

Recent news of interest to our NAMI Connecticut community:

Conn. Racial Profiling Panel Considers Health Outcomes For People Stopped By Police
WNPR – www.wnpr.org – November 7, 2019
https://www.wnpr.org/post/conn-racial-profiling-panel-considers-health-outcomes-people-stopped-police

Fresh Talk: Grad students left out of the conversation on college mental health
The Hartford Courant – www.courant.com – November 13, 2019
https://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-fresh-talk-hopley-graduate-school-stress-1113-20191113-lhpskf5ckzgcloqgo7kbsk4ttm-story.html

Group Calls for New State Agency to Manage Imprisoned Youth
The CT News Junkie – www.ctnewsjunkie.com – November 22, 2019
https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20191122_group_calls_for_new_state_agency_to_manage_imprisoned_youth/

Hospital Psychiatric Wards Now Feel Like Prisons, Some Say
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – November 20, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/hospital-psychiatric-wards-prisons_n_5dd55b3ce4b0fc53f20c5b9f

How Therapists Deal With Their Own Family Issues At The Holidays
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – November 18, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/holiday-family-issues-therapist-tips_l_5dc9bd5fe4b02bf57944af0b

‘It’s the biggest gift I’ve ever gotten:’ Iraq War veteran who lost leg and suffered significant trauma will come home to a heroes house in Glastonbury
The Hartford Courant – www.courant.com – November 11, 2019
https://www.courant.com/community/glastonbury/hc-news-glastonbury-hero-home-hall-20191111-3bw2n2n6dnbdldp26z7j5shtwy-story.html

Less Healthy Than Gen Xers, Millennials See Rise In Depression, Substance Abuse
The Connecticut Health I – Team – www.c-hit.org – November 20, 2019
http://c-hit.org/2019/11/20/less-healthy-than-gen-xers-millennials-see-rise-in-depression-substance-abuse/

Lindsey Vonn talks mental health, retirement at Philly event: ‘I’m hurting every day’
Philadelphia Inquirer – www.inquirer.com – November 6, 2019
https://www.inquirer.com/health/lindsey-vonn-mental-health-philadelphia-20191106.html

Most Parents Struggle To Recognize Signs Of Teen Depression
The Huffington Post – www.huffingtonpost.com – November 20, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/most-parents-struggle-to-recognize-signs-of-teen-depression_l_5dd5707ae4b0e29d727d9edd

Middletown’s state senator Matt Lesser wins Legislative Leadership Award
Middletown Press – www.middletownpress.com – November 6, 2019
https://www.middletownpress.com/middletown/article/Middletown-s-state-senator-Matt-Lesser-wins-14815186.php

Nonprofits say philanthropy alone can’t save services
The CT Mirror – www.ctmirror.org – November 19, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/11/19/nonprofits-say-philanthropy-alone-cant-save-services/

Van offers help to homeless youth in Bridgeport area
CT Post – www.ctpost.com – October 26, 2019
https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Van-at-HCC-offers-help-to-homeless-youth-in-14565012.php

VIDEO: Teachers say more support needed when it comes to mental health
WFSB News – www.wfsb.com – November 20, 2019
https://www.wfsb.com/news/video-teachers-say-more-support-needed-when-it-comes-to/video_0c12fb29-d833-5bbc-bede-6fe3618e9db4.html

Washington Post Live Event Highlights Veterans’ Mental Health
The National Council – www.thenationalcouncil.org – November 7, 2019
https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/capitol-connector/2019/11/washington-post-live-event-highlights-veterans-mental-health/

Yale study links electronic health record systems to physician burnout, medical errors
The Hartford Courant – www.courant.com – November 14, 2019
https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-connecticut-yale-ehrs-20191114-bdmtnjeuqzcehigakhyniyjiye-story.html

And on a lighter note:

B.C. – www.gocomics.com – November 15, 2018
https://www.gocomics.com/bc/2018/11/15/

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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