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  • 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...
  • Adam Lanza's Father Willing to Release Medical Records To Sandy Hook Commission

    Adam Lanza's Father Willing to Release Medical Records To Sandy Hook Commission
    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. A...
  • 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...
  • Sandy Hook Panel To Receive Lanza Treatment Records

     Sandy Hook Panel To Receive Lanza Treatment Records
    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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Disturbed Kids Stuck In Emergency Room Limbo

     Disturbed Kids Stuck In Emergency Room Limbo
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...