mental health

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Mental Health and Addiction Services Receives $8.2 Million

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut community organizations will be able to seek newly available federal funding to help address youth alcohol use and prescription drug abuse. The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services recently […]

08/01/2015

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Mental Health Advocates Raise Concerns Over Governor’s Budget

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an […]

04/19/2015

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Malloy Says Sandy Hook Recommendations Face Financial and Political Challenges

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says some recommendations from a commission reviewing the Newtown school shooting face financial and political
challenges.

03/06/2015

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Newtown Panel Urges More Gun Control, Mental Health Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A panel tasked with developing recommendations to prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is calling for new gun control measures, detailed safety standards for school buildings and a […]

02/12/2015

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/11/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood

Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.

10/30/2014

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

10/15/2014

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Judge’s Decision Keeps Insanity Defense Defendant In Prison, Instead of Treatment Facility

The judge previously sent Francis Anderson to jail after Anderson was accused of assaulting staff and patients at the Whiting Forensic Division, a secure treatment facility in Middletown.

09/24/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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