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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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Hartford HealthCare Stops J&J Vaccines Following Federal Health Agency Concerns

Hartford HealthCare is following the guidance of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and [...]

This Black Belt Neuropsychiatrist Part of Team Studying MMA, Boxing Weight Class Affect on Brain Trauma

The boxing expression “The bigger they are, the harder they fall” has been around for more than a century, but [...]

Boxing Study Shows The Bigger They Are, The Harder It Is On the Brain

The boxing expression is “The bigger they are, the harder they fall,” and an Institute of Living (IOL) researcher was [...]

Arkansas Transgender Youth Treatment Ban Alarms IOL Experts

Arkansas lawmakers classified recent legislation restricting procedures for transgender youth as protection but psychologists at the Institute of Living (IOL) [...]

Crossing the Line Into Hoarding Disorder: What it Takes to Clean Up Your Life

We all know people who are messy. Then there are the extreme cases, the ones where they can’t actually walk [...]

Eating Disorders Spike Among Teens During Pandemic

It seemed positive — people turning pandemic isolation into motivation to exercise and eat healthier —– but, for an alarming [...]


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Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: How much is too much? Alcohol and your health

In this free, LIVE webinar session, join psychiatrist Joanna Chaurette, MD, PhD to learn how to assess your relationship with alcohol. Q&A [...]

Wednesday, Apr 14, 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 [...]

Thursday, Apr 15, 2021, 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Webinar: Community Resiliency Model Training - 2 part series

The Community Resiliency Model® (CRM®) trains community members to not only help themselves, but help others within their wider social [...]

 

 

 

 

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