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  • Non-Invasive Treatment for Select Patients with Depression

    Non-Invasive Treatment for Select Patients with Depression
    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...
  • Lots Of Kids Are Loners, But When Does Social Disconnection Signal Danger?

    Many people who knew Adam Lanza said he was awkward, withdrawn and socially isolated. It's a common description of mass shooters, but it also describes countless numbers of young people, most of whom grow out of their shyness and go on to lead normal...
  • Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours

    Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours
    During life's darkest hours, the woods have always been my security blanket. It has always been a place where civilization disappears, replaced by the peaceful sounds of wind whispering through the pines or an owl hooting deep in the forest. And after...
  • A Lawsuit Could Test the Limits of the Rights of the Disabled in the Bedroom

    A Lawsuit Could Test the Limits of the Rights of the Disabled in the Bedroom
    Caroline Kendall Kortner led a brief and often hellish life. Born in 1970, Kendall, as she was called, lived out her childhood in the Cos Cob neighborhood of Greenwich. When she was eight, a neighborhood boy began sexually molesting her. Soon after, she...
  • Questions Haunt Two Of Reardon's Earliest Victims

    By the time she reached her mid-30s, Ellen Manning had a degree in English and a respectable job with the state of New York. She had a large group of friends, a supportive family, a nice house and a cat she loved. Still, she had always felt somewhat...
  • Abused Became Abusers In Former Probation Officer's Case

    Index: Straub's Power | Watching Myself On TV | A Fluke | Victim Becomes Abuser | No Longer A Victim They're the Lost Boys of Eastern Connecticut. Each started on a bumpy path toward adulthood, finding trouble in small doses through petty crimes....
  • Reardon Victim Goes Public, Blasts St. Francis Hospital

    Reardon Victim Goes Public, Blasts St. Francis Hospital
    On a Sunday afternoon in March 1970, Dr. George Reardon photographed me in degrading, sexually provocative poses in his office at St. Francis Hospital. It was just another day for the doctor. Afterward, he stopped at Arthur Drug on Farmington Avenue...
  • Timeline: Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport Priest Abuse Case

    March 2001. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport settles 23 lawsuits brought against seven unnamed priests for an undisclosed amount of money. The court orders the documents sealed and church officials believe eventually destroyed. Four newspapers &#...
  • Connecticut Diocese Expected to Release Sex Abuse Papers

    Connecticut Diocese Expected to Release Sex Abuse Papers
    "Claims are claims. Allegations are allegations." Those six words uttered by retired Cardinal Edward M. Egan during two depositions neatly sum up his approach to handling the burgeoning priest sexual abuse scandal that he inherited when he took over...
  • Decoding The Signs, Averting The Horror

    The pattern is familiar: Someone goes on a shooting rampage in the workplace, and experts in mental health, law enforcement and the media struggle to find lessons in the aftermath. That's what happened after four employees were shot to death at the...
  • When Rivers Raged

    August 1955 is in black and white. It is mom, pop and apple pie, rabbit ears, The Mick, Ike, "Rock Around the Clock," blue collars, Reds, polio, Lucky Strikes, and weather. On the 12th and 13th of the month, the tail end of Hurricane Connie had passed,...