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Treating Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

This will be a day-long (six hours) instructional in-person workshop on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and [...]

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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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Kaliamurthy, Weigle Among Behavioral Health Network Experts Featured at National Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting

Hartford HealthCare’s Behavioral Health Network (BHN) will be well represented this fall at the 66th annual American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) annual meeting, one of the most prestigious research venues in the field. “At the Behavioral Health Network, we are fortunate to have some of the world’s [...]

New Study Shows Victims of Teenage Bullying Struggle with Mental Health Issues and Unemployment

Life as a bullied teen can be anxious and intolerable, but the effects of unaddressed behavior can linger longafter days on the schoolyard or in the gym lockerroom. A recently released British study indicates that victims of teenage bullying are 40 percent more likely to grapple with mental health problems [...]

New Research Shows Alcohol Consumption Up 70 Percent Worldwide Since 1990

While the nation is focused on tackling the opioid crisis, researchers have identified a 70-percent increase in alcohol consumption since 1990. Translated into liquid, the amount drunk climbed from 20,999 million liters (5,547 million gallons) to 35,676 million liters (9,425 million gallons) per year. “These numbers are staggering, and remind [...]

Godfrey Pearlson, director of the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at the IOL Recognized with Research Mentorship Award

Godfrey Pearlson, MA, MBBS, director of Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at Hartford HealthCare’s Institute of Living (IOL), was recently recognized with the Research Mentorship Award in a ceremony hosted by the American Psychiatric Association Fellowship Program (APAF) and American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry (AACDP). Dr. Pearlson – [...]

Panel Discussion Addresses Minorities and Mental Health May 29 at Hartford Hospital

With research showing that minorities do not seek professional help for mental illness at the same rate as others, it’s vital to breach the gap, overcome stigma and share the value of treatment. On Wednesday, May 29, the National Association of Health Services Executives Connecticut Chapter and Hartford HealthCare will [...]

Not Just for Kids: What it Takes To Be Diagnosed With ADHD as an Adult

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, when correctly diagnosed in children, often lingers into adulthood, but for others it’s only then that it manifests itself for the first time. Michael Stevens, PhD, of the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at the Institute of Living in Hartford, said ADHD in adults is only slightly less common [...]


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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

UTC Lean Body Cooking

Join head chef Daniel Chong-Jiminez to learn quick and easy recipes that promote a healthier lifestyle and a lean body. Learn delicious [...]

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019, 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Pressed Flower Mandalas

Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung introductory Swiss psychologist Carl Jung introduced to the West the practice of creating mandalas for [...]

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

All About Shoulder Injuries

Join orthopedic surgeon J. Kristopher Ware, MD, to learn more about: reducing the likelihood of sports-related shoulder injuries, [...]

 

 

 

 

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