December 30, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 30, 2015 5:30am
Mental health parity for insurance policies, a new certification for local Registrars of Voters, new disclosure requirements for generic drugs, police body camera regulations, and various tax changes are just a few of the new laws that will go into effect Friday, Jan. 1.
December 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2015 5:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the governors of five New England states sent a letter to Congressional leaders Tuesday urging them to give medical professionals the ability to prescribe medication for opiate addiction.
December 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 9, 2015 1:36pm
A new national survey found that three years after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School only 11 states have steadily increased funding for mental health care.
November 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 13, 2015 6:27am
November 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2015 5:29am
November 5, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | November 5, 2015 5:30am
A public radio exposé in Ft. Carson, Colorado, has prompted a Connecticut senator to lead the call for a Pentagon investigation into the wrongful discharge of service members with mental health disorders amid evidence of systemic injustice.
October 28, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 28, 2015 4:30am
The leading Democratic state representative on the legislature’s Human Services Committee on Tuesday reiterated a bipartisan commitment by lawmakers to restore some cuts Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made to social service programs to cover a state budget shortfall.
October 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2015 2:31pm
It’s been almost a month since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office announced it was cutting about $103 million from the 2016 budget, but hospital officials still aren’t clear about how much has been cut from certain line items.
September 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 22, 2015 4:30am
September 15, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2015 3:30pm
State Child Advocate Sarah Eagan on Tuesday released several disturbing surveillance videos showing Department of Children and Families staff using restraint and seclusion on juveniles in custody at the agency’s two locked facilities in Middletown.