| 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...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Many people who knew Adam Lanza said he was awkward, withdrawn and socially isolated.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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
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.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2008
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...
| Apr 13, 2008
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....