Adult Outpatient Clinic
Child & Adolescent Outpatient Clinic
Department of Psychiatry
263 Farmington Avenue, MC1410
Farmington, CT 06030-1410
Child Advocate Report on Sandy Hook Shooting Finds Missed Opportunities
The Office of the Child Advocate on the Sandy Hook School shootings released a report that found missed opportunities and failures by health care providers to fully realize the depth of Adam Lanza’s mental illness. Professor Julian Ford with the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice at UConn Health was one of six primary authors of the 112-page report released Friday.
Alzheimer’s Disease – Setting the Record Straight
Dr. Kristina Zdanys, geriatric psychiatrist, clears up some common misconceptions about Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia.
Legalizing Medical Marijuana – Is Recreational Use Next?
Dr. Yifrah Kaminer, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, focuses on adolescent high-risk behaviors. He is a prolific author and renowned researcher on youth substance use disorders, and is frequently asked to speak about the impact of marijuana on adolescents, and his views on legalization.
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