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:

6 tips on talking to young kids about mental health
Philadelphia Inquirer – – July 9, 2019

An All Too Familiar Story: A Family’s Painful Struggle To Help Seriously Ill Son
Pete Earley – – July 29, 2019

Are Support Groups A Good Alternative To Therapy?
The Huffington Post – – July 11, 2019

Hebron’s Ayla Thurstan overcame an eating disorder to become one of the world’s best powerlifters at the age of 21
The Hartford Courant – – July 26, 2019

How To Get A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor’s Office
Kaiser Health News – – July 10, 2019

Jail alternatives dwindle for Connecticut defendants with mental illness
Hartford Courant – – July 25, 2019

Official Complaint Rate Against Veyo Holds Steady
The CT News Junkie – – July 25, 2019

PewDiePie donates $10,000 to mental health charity in Etika’s memory
GameRevolution – – July 22, 2019

Program aims to reduce the suspension of Connecticut’s youngest students
The CT Mirror – – July 26, 2019

Researchers Look to Extend Benefits of Ketamine
Psychiatric News – – July 18, 2019

State launches investigation of e-cigarette manufacturer, questions health claims
The CT Mirror – – July 31, 2019

Understanding the Link Between Cannabis Use and Mental Illness
KQED – – July 23, 2019

Yale Researchers Find Genetic Clues to Troubling PTSD Symptom
Psychiatry – – July 30, 2019


And on a lighter note:

Monty – – July 30, 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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