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FDA Approves Nasal Spray for Depression

The federal Food & Drug Administration has approved a nasal spray to treat depression - and it's not without controversy. Hartford Hospital Institute of Living researcher Mirela Lotus explains.

Teens & Suicide

Connecticut has been rocked by a number of high profile teen suicides in 2019. Dr. Laura Saunders from Hartford HealthCare's Behavioral Health Network talks about how to bring up the topic with your teens.


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September 17, 2021

Onslaught of Severe Weather Can Cause Stress and Anxiety

Within a week, Connecticut residents were subjected to high winds, flooding rains, and tornadoes thanks to two tropical storms, Henri [...]

September 14, 2021

Looking For A COVID Test? You Have 13 New Options in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Health announced it will open 13 new COVID-19 testing sites by the end of this week. [...]

September 14, 2021

Healthcare Workers Share Their Struggles During Suicide Prevention Day Event

Hartford HealthCare Infectious disease specialist Dr. Faiqa Cheema was among the many physicians who suffered in silence during the COVID-19 [...]

September 03, 2021

HHC Partnership with NESS Will Bring the Ocean to Natchaug Students

New England Science & Sailing (NESS), based in Stonington, has received a $225,000 three-year grant from the National Oceanographic and [...]

September 03, 2021

Turning Grief Into Action During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

By Kate Carey-Trull and Robin Stanley Numbers might tell a story but when it comes to suicide, even one is [...]

August 30, 2021

It’s ‘Weed Science’: Here’s a Blueprint for Safe Marijuana Use

With legalization of recreational marijuana in Connecticut, lawmakers, healthcare providers and citizens should look toward rules that guide its safe [...]


Popular Events

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021, 6:00PM - 7:15PM

Webinar: An Introduction to Schizophrenia

In this FREE webinar, join the IOL's Family Resource Center to gain helpful information about the diagnosis of Schizophrenia and how family [...]

Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021, 9:00AM - 11:00AM

In Person - Overdose Awareness Event

Join us to learn more about Overdose awareness on September, 29th 2021 from 9-11 am in Walnut Hill Park, New Britain. (near [...]

Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021, 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Webinar: Family Forum Support Group

Join Teresa Giolitto, LMFT for a free, live support group for parents, guardians, and other family members of children and adolescents [...]

 

 

 

 

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