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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...
  • 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...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health

    Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health
    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...
  • 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    Many people who knew Adam Lanza said he was awkward, withdrawn and socially isolated.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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Henry M: The Day One Man's Memory Died

    Henry M. was awake as the surgeon inserted a metal straw deep within his brain and suctioned out a piece of tissue the length of an index finger. The surgeon, William Beecher Scoville of West Hartford, talked to the 27-year-old Hartford man during the...
  • In The Nine Months Before He Killed Ciara McDermott, The Pressure Built On Victor Diaz

    After his arrest for drunken driving in March, Victor Diaz sat in a room at the Institute of Living psychiatric treatment facility three times a week and told a bunch of strangers how angry he was at himself for the way he was treating his girlfriend,...