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  • 12 p.m. – Straight Talk with Tracey

    Host Tracey Masella, a licensed clinical social worker at Silver Hill Hospital, talks LGBTQ issues with Micaela Scully, a LCSW and youth forum group leader at Triangle Community Center in Norwalk. Straight Talk is a Silver Hill Hospital production that focuses on issues of mental health and addiction. It...
  • Watch: ‘Straight Talk’ on Communicating with your teen

    “Rollercoasters and Ferris Wheels – Communicating with Your Teen,” airs Thursday, June 8 at noon. Host Tracey Masella and child psychologist Dr. Aaron Krasner discuss developing a family frame of rules and expectations, setting limits, how much is too much negotiation and how to teach your child to be...
  • Watch Today: Straight Talk with Tracey asks ‘Is the Kid Alright?’

    Is the kid alright? It's a question many parents face through the ups and downs of adolescence. Tracey Masella, a licensed clinical social worker talks with child psychologist Dr. Aaron Krasner about teen brain development, behaviors and much more. ...
  • ‘Straight talk with Tracey’ premieres Thursday on HAN

    “Straight Talk with Tracey,”a Silver Hill Hospital production, is a new show on the HAN Network that brings the conversation on mental health and addiction into the family rooms of households throughout Connecticut. It debuts Thursday, May 11 and airs at noon on the second Thursday of every month....
  • Silver Hill Hospital: Locking up medications this season

    This holiday season, when having a house full of people, it can be hectic keeping track of where everyone is at all times. Dr. Eric Collins, Physician-in-Chief at Silver Hill Hospital talks about addiction and the importance of securing medications in the home. Watch below:  Dr. Collins also discussing addressing...
  • How to tell if a teen mood swing is something more

    Everyone experiences mood swings, difficult times and fatigue, according to Dr. Aaron Krasner, the Adolescent Transitional Living Service Chief at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan. When it comes to helping a teenager and young person through those times, watching for prolonged symptoms or “impairement” — when teens are...
  • The changing face of heroin use

    Throughout the month of May, the HAN Network and Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan are working together to raise awareness and encourage a conversation about mental health issues. Watch the latest video below: Dr. John Douglas, clinical director of the Outpatient Addiction Program at Silver Hill Hospital in New...
  • HAN talks addiction with Silver Hill Hospital

    Throughout the month of May, the HAN Network and Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan are working together to raise awareness and encourage a conversation about mental health issues. Watch the video below: This week, Physician-in-Chief Dr. Eric Collins talks about addiction and treatment. May is Mental Health Awareness...
  • HAN, Silver Hill Hospital team up to raise awareness

    Throughout the month of May, the HAN Network and Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan are working together to raise awareness and encourage a conversation about mental health issues. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and HAN Network’s broadcasting division will feature interviews with medical professionals at Silver Hill...