Post-Newtown, Mental Health Advocates Have Their Say, Too

Even as the debate over gun control captures the spotlight in discussions over the response to last month’s massacre of children in Newtown, Conn., mental health advocates also are working hard to press for their reforms, as well. Michael Fitzpatrick , executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness … Continue reading

Blumenthal Pledges Federal Support In Wake Of Connecticut Shooting

Reacting to the horrific shooting in his home state, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is pledging federal support for those who need it. “As a parent and a public official, my heart and prayers are with these innocent victims, their families, and the entire community,” Blumethal, a former state attorney general, … Continue reading

Nancy Pelosi Offers Shooting Condolences

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is offering her condolences over the mounting loss of life from Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., which reportedly has left 27 people dead, including 18 children. “No words can console the parents of the children murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary … Continue reading