by Paul Bass & Aliyya Swaby | Jun 24, 2016 2:58 pm | Comments (21)
Chris Carey didn’t shudder when he heard that 16 people overdosed on drugs within six hours in New Haven. He’s seen plenty of fellow addicts die already. And he’s sure that he’ll know it if he obtains additive-laced heroin again — and that he’ll take it slowly enough to stay alive.
by David Yaffe-Bellany & Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2016 10:18 pm
A toxic batch of street drugs laced with fentanyl appears to have hit New Haven, with firefighters and cops rushing to rescue 16 different people who overdosed on drugs — at least two of them fatally — between 3:30 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
I remember the first time I saw someone wearing earplugs casually. My friend Christa and I were at a rock concert at Pacific Standard Tavern, which boasts New Haven’s most modern sound system outside of College Street Music Hall, when I noticed two blue cones protruding from her ears.
My first response was alarm. Christa went to more concerts than anyone I knew. I felt betrayed, as though the earplugs were an admission that Christa really was not there for the music, just for the scene.
The latest broadcasts on WNHH radio debate the efficacy of bike helmets and lycra cycling clothes, reminisce about the city’s now-dwindling jazz scene, explore food insecurity and mental health, and describe how to “upcycle” old clothes.
When Matt Feiner sailed over the handlebars of his bike in a freak accident, the impact shattered his bones and his helmet, shaking him to the core. Regaining his mental health would take even longer than the physical recovery.
A deep blue pen — and later, collages, one for every day of the year — helped, sketching out his recuperation in real time.
Current research points to social and emotional learning in the early years as a stronger predictor of lifelong learning. To share the latest information on emotional intelligence The Gesell Institute of Child Development hosted a Symposium on Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood on May 6 at the Yale School of Management.
Alycia Santilli has lived in the East Shore for more than a decade. And for about half of those years, she has been regularly commuting to work downtown by bike with her 4 year old in tow in a trailer. It’s an adventure.