Friday, November 28, 2014

Connecticut U.S. senators continue call for better mental health services

By Mary O'Leary

NEW HAVEN >> The failure to coordinate care for Adam Lanza and provide intervention early in his life  are viewed as important lessons that should help drive future federal mental health policies and resource decisions.
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., in his latest roundtable discussion with experts on behavior health funding, used the report prepared by the Office of the Child Advocate to drive the discussion on Monday.
Almost two years ago, Lanza, whose serious mental health issues were not dealt with over his lifetime, combined with an easy access to firearms, killed 20 first-graders, six educators and his mother before he committed suicide at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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