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The Latest: Man says brother's abuse is 'hard to imagine'

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP/WTNH) — The Latest on a public hearing about abuse at Connecticut’s maximum-security hospital (all times local):

7:30 p.m.

State Senator Heather Somers… 576 more words



We have received the phone call that lets us know that medicaid has decided that our son is “well enough” to come back.

He has not met a single therapy goal but has not tried to kill himself or anyone else in 3 weeks so he no longer requires residential treatment. 115 more words

As that specific trauma dissipates further...

Every year around this time, I revisit the first time I was hospitalized, which was Veteran’s Day weekend in 1999.  It used to feel like the worst thing that ever happened to me.  761 more words

Mental Health

Three weeks before  my first serious suicide attempt I had an overnight stay a psychiatric hospital for suicidal ideation. I was prescribed antidepressants and sent on my way. 275 more words

Mental Health

Just Keep Your Head Above, Swim

Today marks my one week home from hospital and I am so many things.

I am exhausted.

I am overwhelmed.

I’m grateful.

I’m anxious.

I’m emotional. 277 more words

Mental Illness

Chapter 2: Take care of the welfare of others

By the time this hospital began, everything was easy. There was the owner’s grandson and three other children who came from an orphanage. But it was difficult to care for them, and the women from the orphanage didn’t know how to take care of them properly. 1,192 more words


First time ever admitted into the Psychiatric Ward. I had a failed suicide attempt. This is me the day after. I don’t recognize myself. I don’t know how I felt .

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