| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:45 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
HARTFORD — Adam's Lanza's father, Peter Lanza, is willing to release any medical records he can about his son and to meet privately with the chairman of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, according to a statement released late Friday afternoon.
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Members of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission vented their frustrations Friday about what they said was too little information being released about the mental health of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:14 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Today, in Hartford, I see 16 children traversing the all-too-familiar tortuous path of mental illness, failing to receive the care they most desperately need.
Yet how can this be, in the immediate aftermath of the most horrific of events in our own...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:39 AM
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...
| Feb 17, 2013
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....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:29 PM
The Institute of Living is the first medical facility in Connecticut to offer NeuroStar TMS Therapy.
This is a recently-approved treatment for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant...