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2017

January

January 31, 2017 - Darien Times Learn the ‘Truth & Consquences’ about teen drinking at upcoming panel
January 13, 2017 -  New Canaan Advertiser Town-wide forum to help families detect, avoid substance abuse and addiction
January 13, 2017 -  New Canaan News Legal system looks to source of drugs
January 3, 2017 - The Hour Silver Hill Hospital featured in upcoming PBS documentary

 

2016

December

December 28, 2016 - Bustle 11 Weird Signs You Might Actually Struggle With A Food Addiction, According To Experts
December 26, 2016 - Greenwich Free Press Student Slogan Contest for Prescription Drug Abuse Campaign Announced
December 22, 2016 -  HanRadio Silver Hill Hospital: Locking up medications this season 
December 22, 2016 - NCAdvertiser Letter: Sen. Murphy’s Mental Health Reform Act signed into law
December 6, 2016 - CT Post Keep medications locked away this holiday season


November

November 29, 2016 - Addiction Professional PBS documentary offers a rare look at what happens in clinical care
November 28, 2016 - Socially Superlative Silver Hill Hospital Gala with Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski
November 25, 2016 -  Stamford Advocate Adolescent suicides rising at alarming rate
November 17, 2016 - New York Social Diary On Monday, November 14, Silver Hill Hospital held its seventh annual fall Gala  
November 15, 2016 - Newstimes Film on borderline personality disorder screens in Ridgefield
November 2, 2016 -  Ridgefield Press Healthy relationships: Talking to your kids


October

October 21, 2016 - News 12 Connecticut Silver Hill Hospital partners with public libraries
October 10, 2016 - Wilton Bulletin The serious risks affluent teens face
October 10, 2016 - Westport Patch Avoiding Opioid Addiction Scheduled to be Discussed in Westport this Month 


September

September 30, 2016 - Ridgefield Press Narcan training at library Tuesday
September 29, 2016 - NC Advertiser Silver Hill doctor at Clinton Foundation panel 
September 28, 2016 - Ridgefield HamletHub Parenting in the Selfie Generation Continues on October 4: Stress Busters 
September 28, 2016 - News12 Connecticut Greenwich event offers training, Narcan kits to aid overdose victims
September 27, 2016 - Ridgefield Patch Silver Hill Hospital Dispenses Naloxone (Narcan™) to Prevent Opioid Overdoses
September 23, 2016 - Stamford Advocate Addiction: To the bottom and back
September 19, 2016 - The Hour Mental Health ‘To-Go Kits’ added to Wilton Library
September 19, 2016 - Greenwich Patch Silver Hill Hospital Dispenses Naloxone to Prevent Opioid Overdoses
September 15, 2016 - Darien News The path to addiction: Heroin, a big problem in a small town
September 1, 2016 - NC Advertiser HAN, Silver Hill Hospital team up for Pain Awareness Month


August

August 17, 2016 - NC Advertiser  Silver Hill Adds Two to Staff
August 15, 2016 - Greenwich Free Press Diane Mickley MD, Greenwich’s Eating Disorders Geek, Busts a Few Myths
August 12, 2016 - New Canaan News Community Buzz: Graduates, Silver Hill Hospital and more
August 2, 2016 -  Market Wired MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski to Host 2016 Silver Hill Hospital Giving Hope Gala


July

July 13, 2016 - New Canaan News Film shines light on mental illness
July 8, 2016 -  Pain Medicine News APS Releases Guidance on Medical Marijuana Use for Pain Treatment


June

June 23, 2016 - Newsweek How Pro-Anorexia Websites Exacerbate The Eating Disorder Epidemic
June 13, 2016 - NC Advertiser Doctor suggests a summer of simple things, making memories


May

May 27, 2016 - NC Advertiser Locals awarded for preserving buildings, stone walls
May 24, 2016 - CT Post State overdose numbers rise, but town data misleading
May 20, 2016 -  Everyday Health An Alcoholic’s Story: Seduced by Suicide, Saved by My Son
May 18, 2016 - Greenwich Magazine Heroin: Too Close to Home
May 10, 2016 -  Han Network Eating disorders: About more than food
May 3, 2016 - Stamford Daily Voice Stamford Students Shine A Light On Mental Health Issues
May 2, 2016 -  NC Advertiser HAN, Silver Hill Hospital team up for Mental Health Awareness Month


April

April 22, 2016 - The Weston Forum Video: Music legend Nile Rodgers talks to Weston students about drug use
April 20, 2016 - New Canaan Darien + Rowayton It starts in your medicine cabinet: protecting our families from the opioid/heroin epidemic
April 14, 2016 - Business Wire Case Study Demonstrates Efficacy of OpenVista for Behavioral Health
April 1, 2016 -  HTI Community Link  Horticultural Therapy Cultivates the Mindful Experience at Silver Hill Hospital


March

March 29, 2016 - HealthDay News How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem
March 15, 2016 - The Hour Silver Hill survey finds social media, eating disorders link
March 14, 2016 -  New Canaan News Buddhist monks bring message of mindfulness to New Canaan
March 14, 2016 -  Greenwich Free Press Mental Health Fair at GHS Includes Focus on Substance Abuse
March 13, 2016 - Stamford Magazine Silver Hill Hospital invites community to activities with the Tashi Kyil Monks
March 7, 2016 - New Canaan Daily Voice New Canaan’s Silver Hill Hospital Discusses Eating Disorders Survey
March 2, 2016 -  New Canaan Daily Voice :  Monks Return To New Canaan’s Silver Hill Hospital, Will Build Sand Mandala
March 2, 2016 -  Pain Medicine News :  Biopsychosocial Program Provides Long-Term Pain Relief to Patients Not Responding to Opioids


February

• February 25, 2016 - Darien Times: Heroin: One Darien story

• February 24, 2016 - Yahoo Beauty: ‘Vain.’ ‘Selfish.’ Exclusive Survey Highlights Misconceptions About Eating Disorders 
• February 24, 2016 - The Hour: ‘Not My Kid’ offers insight into teen substance use at Wilton Library;  focusing on marijuana, alcohol and e-cigarettes 
• February 23, 2016 - CT Post: Drug overdoses keep rising in Connecticut
• February 7, 2016 - Ridgefield HamletHub: New York Times Columnist & Best Selling Author Frank Bruni at Ridgefield High School on March 6
• February 2, 2016 - Wilton Villager: Experts to discuss marijuana, binge drinking, and e-cigarettes among Wilton youth
• February 1, 2016 - Us News & World Report: Many Depressed Teens Don't Get Follow-Up Care 
 

January

• January 25, 2016 - Yahoo Health: Help Us Understand Eating Disorders, Which Affect 30 Million Americans
• January 21, 2016 - New Canaan News: Dealing with rejection from dream colleges

• January 18, 2016 - New Canaan Advertiser: Community hears from drug experts and addicts
• January 14, 2016 - New Canaan Advertiser: Panel brings dangers of opioid addiction to the forefront
• January 14, 2016 - New Canaanite: What drug abuse and addiction looks like in New Canaan: A panel discussion
• January 7, 2016 - New Canaan Advertiser: Town urged to attend panel on heroin here
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2015

December
• December 10, 2015 - New Canaan Advertiser: Protecting New Canaan Kids from the Opioid Epidemic
• December 4, 2015 - Newsday: Seniors, Be Mindful of Holiday Drinking
• December 3, 2015 - Modern Luxury Manhattan: Silver Hill Hospital Giving Hope Gala

November
• November 21, 2015 - New Canaan Advertiser: Saying 'Thank you' Can Improve Your Health
• November 18, 2015 - Us News and World Report: Should You Skip the Holiday Family Visit?
• November 18, 2015 - Forbes: 2015 Silver Hill Hospital Giving Hope Gala Raises Over $1 Million
• November 18, 2015 - Minuteman News Center: Doctor: Marijuana 'not a safe drug'
• November 16, 2015 - The Hour: Silver Hill to launch a 'unique' eating disorder program
• November 13, 2015 - Wilton Bulletin: Series teaches parents how to raise "healthy, happy teens"
• November 11, 2015 - Westfair Communication: Silver Hill Hospital launches eating disorder effort
• November 9, 2015 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill introduces program for eating disorders
• November 9, 2015 - Addiction Professional: Silver Hill lauches a multi-level eating disorder program
• November 3, 2015 - Channel 12 News: Take a look inside our new Eating Disorder Program with Dr. Erin Kleifield

October
• October 15, 2015 - New Canaan News: Op-ed: Preparing children to confront challenges of bullying
• October 2015 - Quest Magazine: Silver Hill Hospital Gala Shines Bright

September
• September 24, 2015 - Greenwich Free Press: Focus on Mental Health at GHS Health Fair
• September 22, 2015 - Stamford Daily Voice: 'Strength in Recovery' Offers Free Luncheon in Stamford
• September 21, 2015 - Medscape.com: Immersion Program Shown to Help Reduce Pain, Opioid Use
• September 17, 2015 - NewCanaanNews.com: Silver Hill Survey Explores Toll of Chronic Pain
• September 8, 2015 - Parenting.com: 7 Ways To Tackle Tough Topics With Your New High Schooler
• September 4, 2015 - Yahoo Health: Survey Findings Highlight the Staggering Toll of Chronic Pain

August
• August 18, 2015 - MarketWatch.com: Medsphere and Silver Hill Hospital endorse legislative efforts to improve mental health care system
• August 10, 2015 - HanRadio.com: Getting Ready for College? Don't forget the "emotional packing list"

July
• July 27, 2015 - Broadway World.com: Colin Quinn to Serve as Master of Ceremonies at 2015 Silver Hill Hospital Gala this Fall
• July 24, 2015 - US News and World Report: Well Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking
• July 5, 2015 - New Canaanite: Three New Canaan Organizations Collaborate on Art Therapy

 

June

• June 5, 2015 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill Gets Historic Prevention Award
• June 1, 2015 - Broadway World: Tony Winner Cheryl Wiesenfeld Appointed to Silver Hill Hospital Board

 

May

• May 21, 2015 - Addiction Professional: Silver Hill Hospital physician honored by pain society

• May 16, 2015 - Huffington Post Impact: A Corporate Push to End the Stigma of Mental Illness

• May 13, 2015 - NC Advertiser: Mental Health To-Go Kits Now Available at Library
• May 6, 2015 - The Hill: A National Prescription Drug Database to Combat Opioid Addiction
• May 6, 2015 - HamletHub: May is Mental Health Month
• May 6, 2015 - Fox CT: 5 Tips For Discussing Mental Illness With Your Kids
• May 4, 2015 - CT Post: 'Spice' a Concern In Connecticut, But Not An Epidemic
• May 3, 2015 - Greenwich Free Press: Tips for Speaking to Children and Adolescents about Mental Illness
 

April

• April 30, 2015 - Medical Daily: Teen Mental Health Issues Replace Substance Abuse as Top Parent Concern 
• April 29, 2015 - Daily News: More Parents Worry About Kids' Mental Health Than Substance Abuse: Survey 
• April 29, 2015 - Yahoo Parenting: Parents 'In Denial' About Teens' Depression and Anxiety 
• April 29, 2015 - New York, NY: Most Parents Believe Their Teen "Never" Uses Drugs or Alcohol, Yet Their Worries About Teen Anxiety, Stress, and Depression Are Notable, According to a New Silver Hill Hospital-Yahoo Parenting Survey
• April 22, 2015 - New Canaan News: New Canaan Preservation Alliance to Hold Annual Awards Event
• April 10, 2015 - Addiction Professional: Programs’ long-term outcome data must become more accessible
• April 8, 2015 - New Canaan Necessities Blog: Binge Drinking Forum at Library on April 22nd
• April 2, 2015 - Wilton's HamletHub: How to Raise Resilient Children and Adolescents


March

• March 26, 2015 - New Canaan Advertiser: Town Responds to Growing Prevalence of Heroin

• March 26, 2015 - Easton Courier: Dr. John Douglas Discusses Six Common Emerging Drugs of Abuse
• March 16, 2015 - Addiction Professional: Center Reports Positive Reception from Insurers to Outpatient Opioid Program
• March 12, 2015 - Hit Consultant: Medsphere and Silver Hill Hospital Partner to Enhance Interoperability in OpenVista EHR
• March 3, 2015 - Physicians News Digest: About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide have ADHD


February

• February 25, 2015 - New Canaan News: Expert Talks Eating Disorders

• February 24, 2015 - Epoch Times: 6 Things Everyone Should Know About ‘Molly’
• February 24, 2015 - Trumbull Times: Doctor Discusses the Dangers of Popular Party Drug
• February 23, 2015 - Stratford Star: Athletes: Keep your Head in the Game and Gain that Edge

• February 3, 2015 - The Hour: Eating Disorders a Deadly Medical Condition

January
• January 26, 2015 - CT Post: CDC: Many reproductive-age women use painkillers

• January 8, 2015 - CT Post: CDC: Six people day die from alcohol poisoning
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2014


December

• December 26, 2014 - US News and World Report: How to Know When Holiday Drinking is a Problem
• December 19, 2014 - Addiction Professional: Facilities targeting specialized needs of opioid-dependent and pain patients

November
• November 25, 2014 - NY Social Diary: Silver Hill Hospital held its annual fall gala on
Wednesday, November 19 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

• November 24, 2014 - Huffington Post: Fix the New State Law That Creates Barries to Treatment for People with Mental Illnesss
• November 20, 2014 - Avenue: SILVER HILL HOSPITAL FÊTES ANNUAL FALL GALA AT CIPRIANI 42ND STREET

• November 20, 2014 - NCAdvertiser: NCPD first to train with opioid overdose antidote

• November 19, 2014 - WSHUIn New Canaan, Police Get a Life-Saving Tool for Overdoses     
• November 15, 2014 - CT Post: Ackerman: Mentally ill not inherently dangerous

• November 13, 2014 - NCAdvertiserLibrary hosts pre-holiday stress talk from Silver Hill

• November 12, 2014 -PRNewswireSilver Hill Hospital Selects QPID Health to Enhance Ability to Generate Clinical Value from Electronic Health Records and Automate Quality Reporting
• November 9, 2014 -HealthDay News: Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers

• November 9, 2014 US News & World Report: Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers
• November 2014 New Canaan, Darien + Rowayton Magazine: Best Opening Act

 

October

• October 24, 2014 - New York Times: Letter to the Editor in response to Keeping Guns Away From the Mentally Ill article
• October 23, 2014 - Huffington Post: Huffington Post interview with gala honoree John Silverman, Chairman and CEO, Silver Seal Corporation & Co-Executive Producer, “The Anonymous People”
• October 17, 2014 - Broadway World: Melissa Errico to Perform at Silver Hill Hospital Gala, 11/19
• October 17, 2014 - Good Morning Wilton: Former Addict to Give Honest Talk on Alcohol & Drugs to Wilton Kids and Parents
• October 10, 2014 - The Brad Davis Show, WDRC: Dr. Sigurd Ackerman speaks to Brad Davis about the CT gun law and mental health
• October 9, 2014 - Greenwich Post: Dr. Marotta to discuss bipolar disorder

• October 2014 - Weston Magazine: Heroin Hits Home

September 
• September 22, 2014 - It's Relevant: September is Pain Awareness Month
• September 18, 2014 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill pain-relief program getting results
• September 3, 2014 - Monthly Prescribing Reference: Promoting Mind-Body Approaches to Pain Self-Management 

August 
• August 28, 2014 - Fairfield County Business Journal: Silver Hill Hospital takes nondrug approach to chronic pain
• August 22, 2014 - NPR, Here & Now: Dr. Eric D. Collins spoke to NPR about the new federal restrictions for prescribing hydrocodone
• August 22, 2014 - HealthDay News: Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers
• August 21, 2014 - HealthDay News: U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers
• August 20, 2014 - ConsumerReports.org: Prescription painkillers: 5 surprising facts
• August 14, 2014 - USA Today: Calls to crisis hotlines surge after Williams' suicide
• August 10, 2014 - Forbes.com: Genetic Biomarker Identified That May Predict Suicide Risk
• August 7, 2014 - US News & World Report Health: U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts
• August 7, 2014 - HealthDay News: U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts


July

• July 10, 2014 - Everyday Health: How I Reclaimed My Life From Chronic Pain

June

• June 20, 2014 - HealthDay News: No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study  
• June 12, 2014 - New Canaan HamletHub: Benefits of Summer Camp

• June 3, 2014 - New Canaan Darien + Rowayton Magazine: Hospital Receives Second Historic Preservation Award

May

•  May 22, 2014 - US News & World Report Health: Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
•  May 22, 2014 - WebMD: Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
•  May 22, 2014 - HealthDay News: Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
•  May 22, 2014 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill Sponsors Pura Vita Food Packing Event
•  May 22, 2014 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill Receives Historic Preservation Award

•  May 5, 2014 - Newcanaanite.com: New Canaan Preservation Alliance Recognizes Homes, Property Owners at Awards Ceremony
•  May 5, 2014 - New Canaan News: Silver Hill, library shine spotlight on mental illness

April 


•  April 25, 2014 - HealthDay: Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert
•  April 25, 2014 - The Weston Forum: Ten ways to help teens deal with college rejections 
•  April 24, 2014 - New Haven Register: Drug ‘Take Back’ events offer Connecticut residents chance to discard unwanted meds
•  April 20, 2014 - The Hour: ‘The Anonymous People’ Recovery documentary to be screened in Wilton
•  April 15, 2014 - New Canaanite: Finally: Construction of Cell Tower at Silver Hill To Start This Week
•  April 11, 2014 - WNPR: Dr. Eric Collins comments on new FDA approved device to reverse opioid overdoses
•  April 7, 2014 - New Canaan News: Film screening to raise alcohol awareness
•  April 7, 2014 - News12 CT: Evzio: Dr. Eric D. Collins Explains Device to Reverse Opioid Overdoses

•  April 3, 2014 - Forbes.com: "National Take-Back Day": Ridding Your Home Of Unsecured Prescription Medications

March
•  March 21, 2014 - NewCanaanite.com: Heroin and New Canaan, Part 3 of 3: ‘Reach Out to a Person’
•  March 19, 2014 - NewCanaanite.com: Heroin and New Canaan, Part 1 of 3: Tracing and Defining                                    a Problem
•  March 11, 2014 – Forbes.com: Spring Break’s Greatest Danger
•  March 10, 2014 – Health.com: Spring Break Drunkenness a Dangerous Tradition
•  March 10, 2014 – HealthDay News: Spring Break Drunkenness a Dangerous Tradition
•  March 10, 2014 – Medline: Spring Break Drunkenness a Dangerous Tradition
•  March 10, 2014 – US News & World Report: Spring Break Drunkenness a Dangerous Tradition
•  March 10, 2014 – Connecticut Post: The perils of spring break binge drinking

February
February 26, 2014 – HealthDay News: Kids’ Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says
February 26, 2014 – Medline: Kids’ Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says
February  25, 2014 – Connecticut Post: Guest Editorial / Dr. Aaron Krasner
February 25, 2014 – New York Metro Parents: Silver Hill Hospital and New Canaan Library           Observe National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 
February 24, 2013 – Connecticut Post: Silver Hill, library tackling eating disorders education
February 22, 2014 - Forbes.com: National Eating Disorders Week: How Parental Behavior May       Impact A Child’s Body Image
February 13, 2014 – dailyRx News: Kicking the Habit and Being Happier for It 
February 1, 2014 – New Canaan Advertiser: Seven tips to be a good sports parent

January
January 29, 2014 - HealthDay: Treatment Often Inadequate for Children With Anxiety Disorders, Study Finds
January 27, 2014 - Westport's HamletHub: Profiles in Compassion - Dr. Aaron Krasner
January 15, 2014 - dailyRx: Heavy Drinking Could Harm Memory Later
January 14, 2014 - dailyRx: Mother's Depression Rx May Affect Newborn Lungs
 



2013

December
December 2013 - AVENUE: Terms of Enrichment
12/19/2013 – The Hour: Managing your holiday stress
12/18/2013 – Metro New York: 30-second lifesaver from Dr. Eric D. Collins
12/13/2013 – Addiction Professional: The opioid menace lives on
12/11/2013 – New York Social Diary: Wrapping Up The Fall Gala Circuit

 

November
11/30/2013 - Hamptons.com: Cyndi Lauper Gives Transcendent Performance During Silver Hill Gala
11/22/2013 - New York Post: Larry Kudlow bares addiction hell
11/19/2013 – The Doctor’s Channel: Dr. Bruce Singer discusses the Silver Hill approach to treating Chronic Pain Syndrome 
11/18/2013 - New England Psychologist: Program focuses on patients with chronic pain syndrome

October
10/15/2013 - The Ridgefield Press: Parent symposium on Oct. 20 on raising spirited, sensitive kids
10/9/2013 - MyCentralJersey.com: From Medication to Meditation
10/6/2013 - Connecticut Post: Hospital, library observe Mental Illness Awareness Week

September
9/27/2013 - Fox CT: Dr. Collins explains pain and addiction
9/10/2013 - The Mary Jones Show: Dr. Seddon Savage Discusses National Pain Awareness Month
9/10/2013- News 12: World Suicide Prevention Day
9/9/2013 – DailyRx: A Mind-Body Approach to Teen Health: Dr. Krasner comments on study

August
8/28/2013 - Connecticut Post: Bullying and suicide can go hand-in-hand
8/26/2013 - New Canaan News: Tibetan monks' path brings them to New Canaan
8/21/2013 - News 12: Tibetan Monks Visit Silver Hill
8/19/2013 - The Stamford Advocate: Visiting monks offer public primer on Buddhist beliefs in New Canaan
8/1/2013 - New Canaan News: New Canaan's disappearing valedictorian
8/1/2013 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill Hires Psychiatrist to Lead Adolescent Transitional Program

July
7/25/2013 - New Canaan Advertiser: Report: New Canaan Addiction Psychiatrist Named Top In Field
7/12/2013 - News 12: Painkillers, Addiction & Women

June
6/18/2013 - NPR: Conn. Law May Discourage Mental Illness Sufferers From Help 
6/10/2013 - Danbury News-Times: Most Parents OK with Children's Media Use

May
5/9/2013 - Norwalk Hour: Silver Hill Hospital Introduces Daily Online Topics about Mental Illness
5/9/2013 - New Canaan News: Understanding Mental Health Goal of Silver Hill Initiative
5/9/2013 - New Haven Register: Silver Hill Hospital Promoting Mental Health Awareness Online
5/2/2013 - Wall Street Journal online: Mental Health Awareness Month

April
4/25/2013 – New Canaan Advertiser: April is Alcohol Awareness Month
4/23/2013 - The Ridgefield Press: Drugs: Can Ridgefield Save Itself?
4/15/2013 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill Sponsors Screening of Joe Pantoliano's Documentary on Mental Illness


March
3/26/2013 - New Canaan Advertiser: Silver Hill Doctors Supports Restrictions
3/8/2013 - TMCnet.com: Intercare Selects OpenVista after visit to Silver Hill Hospital