| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Editor's Note: The author will be a panelist at a Courant Key Issues Forum on Friday, Sept. 19, at Hartford Hospital's Heublein Hall. See here for details.
As a psychologist who has worked solely in the field of trauma for 25 years, my work has taken me...
| Jul 22, 2014
The phrase came fast after the death of Shamiya Adams: turning point.
A sweet 11-year-old child at a sleepover making s'mores with friends. A stray bullet fired from the violence-plagued streets of Chicago's West Side. An innocent snuffed out in an...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Shock, horror and grief poured out over social media Friday as an all-too-familiar scenario played out when a student opened fire inside Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo.
It was just a day before the anniversary of the school shooting in...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:22 AM
From the steepled churches of Newtown, Conn., to the state Capitol in Hartford, bells chimed 26 times Saturday to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which sparked a debate on gun laws that continues to divide the nation....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:35 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Armed with a shotgun, a student entered Arapahoe High School and opened fire, hitting two other students before fatally turning the weapon on himself in the latest incident to confront a nation already debating the effects of...
| May 12, 2013
The gravity of the moment that comes with holding your child for the first time — looking into their eyes, rocking them to sleep, allowing their breath to fill your heart, marveling at how nature has taken a part of you and a part of your husband to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Will the Sandy Hook Promise be kept?
If you watched the Hartford Courant / Frontline special "Raising Adam Lanza / Newtown Divided" on PBS Tuesday night, you know there is a group of people in Newtown, with supporters across the country, intensely...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:21 AM
WASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Katie Couric's Monday episode of her daytime show is called “Voices from Newtown.” Couric talks to residents of Newtown, Conn., about how they are coping after the massacre in which 26 persons died at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December. ...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In “Voices From Newtown,” a special episode of her syndicated talk show, Katie, Katie Couric will return to Newtown, Conn., nearly three months following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, to remember those who were lost and...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 7:11 AM
A group of Sandy Hook parents announced formation Friday of a national group that will “honor the lives lost by unveiling a grassroots initiative committed to preventing similar tragedies from ever taking place again.”
Sandy Hook Promise...