Mental health

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Unionized workers at the Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown said there is a dangerous shortage of mental health workers.

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Parents, students and educators agree that mental health is important to keep schools safe, according to an annual survey run by parents of children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Dr. Jennifer Downs, psychiatrist at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, at the emergency department.
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The night before 11-year-old Ella was admitted to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in early May, her father Sean thought his daughter’s mood seemed “wonderful.”

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A Siena College poll this week has found that nearly half of New Yorkers said the pandemic has negatively affected their mental health. According to the statewide survey of 751 New York voters, half said they often felt down, depressed and hopeless over this past year as a result of the pandemic.

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