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:

 

97% Success Rate At Helping Homeless Americans With Mental Illnesses and Substance Abuse Get Off The Streets
Pete Earley - www.peteearley.com – June 3, 2019
http://www.peteearley.com/2019/06/07/97-success-rate-at-helping-homeless-americans-with-mental-illnesses-and-substance-abuse-get-off-the-streets/

As General Assembly passes on pot, a new poll shows majority of residents support legal marijuana, expunging criminal records
Hartford Courant - www.courant.com – June 2, 2019
http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-pol-recreational-marijuana-poll-20190602-ubfd4z3elnaftjkwrlveojb3sy-story.html

Gay Suicides Are On The Rise. This Epidemiologist Explains Why.
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com – June 5, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pride-interview-travis-salway-hiv-suicide-canada_n_5cc203a4e4b066119de3ac1d

Health Bills’ Failure A Bitter Pill For Health Care Proponents
The Connecticut Health I - Team - www.c-hit.org – June 6, 2019
http://c-hit.org/2019/06/06/health-bills-failure-a-bitter-pill-for-health-care-proponents/

House gives final passage to bill that will provide PTSD coverage for police, firefighters
Hartford Courant - www.courant.com – May 31, 2019
http://www.courant.com/politics/capitol-watch/hc-pol-ptsd-house-passage-20190531-goqaifkhcnasrexkdk77x6jgc4-story.html

House unanimously passes bill on bullying and school climate
The CT Mirror - www.ctmirror.org - May 29, 2019
https://ctmirror.org/2019/05/29/house-unanimously-passes-bill-on-bullying-and-school-climate/

Is Your Insurance Company Breaking the Law?
Columbia University Global Mental Health Program - www.cugmhp.org – May 17, 2019
https://www.cugmhp.org/2019/05/17/is-your-insurance-company-breaking-the-law/

More employers are addressing mental health: report
Crain’s Chicago Business - www.chicagobusiness.com - May 30, 2019
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/health-care/more-employers-are-addressing-mental-health-report

PTSD bill sparks frank discussion of mental health on the Senate floor
Hartford Courant - www.courant.com – May 30, 2019
http://www.courant.com/politics/capitol-watch/hc-pol-mental-health-debate-20190530-wbg3ib5lkbhvxansjnnkip5wna-story.html

Sen. Warren, Rep. Kennedy Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Parity
The National Council - www.thenationalcouncil.org – May 23, 2019
https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/capitol-connector/2019/05/sen-warren-rep-kennedy-reintroduce-bill-to-strengthen-parity/

Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Mental Health At Congressional Hearing
The Huffington Post - www.huffingtonpost.com – June 7, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/taraji-p-henson-mental-health-congress_n_5cfa777ee4b0c7edd0b642f2

We are at the beginning of a global mental health revolution
CNN - www.cnn.com - May 31, 2019
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/30/opinions/global-mental-health-revolution-rosalynn-carter-jallah/index.html

 

And on a lighter note:


Pickles – www.gocomics.com – May 11, 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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