Category Archives: Mental Health

#Cellphone #Addiction

But smartphones can also foster anxiety and undermine performance. Even hearing one ring or vibrate, produces a welter of distractions that makes it harder to concentrate on a difficult problem or job. The division of attention impedes reasoning and performance. … Continue reading

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Ben Carson – Slaves and the Carnival Cruise Ship Filled with Hot Dying Men/Women and Children with Dreams and Aspiration of a Better Africa

              The Dialectical Fluidity of Race — Between self-definition and other-definition, between an individual’s chosen racial identity versus society’s imposed racial identity — facilitates an understanding of race as a social construction Ben Carson … Continue reading

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Should #Prisoners Be Allowed To Vote?

If you know right from wrong, you go to jail. If you don’t, you go to a mental institution. Continue reading

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The #Playground

Those were the good old days when the old LaSalle ran great – a line from prelude song to The Archie Bunker Show. Our interested changed from watching the Electric Company to wanting to be Marsha on the Brady Bunch or who didn’t want to either be Thelma on Good Times or go out with Michael? Continue reading

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After Winning Job Back, DCF Youth Worker Waits To Learn Fate

At the Connecticut Juvenile Training School, where the tension is palpable, Re’Sean DuPree was known as a go-to guy among his fellow youth services officers, the men and women who watch over the young offenders during their every waking moment … Continue reading

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Novel financing plan infuses $11.2 million to treat drug-addicted Connecticut parents

PFS is “helping to set a new bar for solving the nation’s complex challenges of drug addiction in Connecticut. Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Grow

The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment keeps growing, now at 13,440 Continue reading

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Church offers Alcoholics Anonymous-inspired recovery program for racists

“…this comes at a time when the subject of racism in America is front and center…” Continue reading

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Is Providing Access to Healthcare After Release from Prison Enough?

Is Providing Access to Healthcare After Release from Prison Enough? Providing health care after release is a great program, however, most mental illness requires constant review, which does not occur inside the prison walls.  Alana Horowitz Satlin wrote in the … Continue reading

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Killers Amongst Us

  Children our greatest resource or are they?  From the elite to the destitute the evolution of children is not just of infant to adult, the hallway in between is a force to be reckoned with.  From baby contest to … Continue reading

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