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  • Sandy Hook Panel Crippled By Secrecy, Lack Of Money

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has the talent to write an informed, insightful narrative of Adam Lanza's descent into madness and make recommendations that just might stop another massacre of children. Tragically, the narrow...
  • Closing Schizophrenia Program A Crippling Loss

    Hartford HealthCare's plans to shutter the 20-year-old Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program at The Institute of Living because of low rates of insurance reimbursements strikes at the heart of treatment for the severely psychiatrically ill in Connecticut....
  • Thumbs Up For Mill Plans, Schizophrenia Program Save

    Thumbs up for the preservation of one of the last working textile mills in eastern Connecticut. American Woolen Co. is buying Warren Mills in Stafford Springs and plans for 38 jobs there over the next two years. A comeback of eastern Connecticut's once-...
  • Hartford HealthCare Eliminating 350 Jobs

    Hartford HealthCare, a statewide network of health care providers with 18,000 workers, is eliminating 350 jobs, the chief operating officer announced Monday. About 230 people will be leaving through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, and the rest of the...
  • Money At Root Of Mental Health Care Woes

    If our national dialogue is telling us anything about mental health, it is that we have to improve access to care. Here are three suggestions for reform: 1. Increase funding for mental health services and maintain that increased funding so that the...
  • Shutting Schizophrenia Rehab Program Painful

    At a time when Connecticut should be adding mental health services, the Institute of Living in Hartford is closing its nationally known Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program. The program's most effective treatment components are being reorganized into...
  • Chilling View Of Young Lanza

    Chilling View Of Young Lanza
    Although investigators believe that Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza might have taken his motive to the grave, some mental health experts are looking at a disturbing storybook authored by Lanza a decade before the massacre for clues as to...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal

    Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal
    On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • Sandy Hook Commission Studying Mental Health Following Newtown Massacre

    After focusing on guns for the past two months, the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission held its first public hearing Friday on mental health issues related to the Newtown massacre. Kim Pernerewski, the president of the Waterbury chapter...
  • State Police Owe Commission Full Sandy Hook Report

    Foot-dragging by the state police is unnecessarily impeding the progress of the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The commission faces a March deadline to come up with recommendations in response to the massacre at the Newtown elementary school...