CT Pulse: Jordan Porco Foundation's mission, upcoming gala

CT Pulse welcomes two guests aiming to raise awareness on mental health in young adults and prevent suicide. Foundation Development Director Gillian Anderson and Student Ambassador Nicole Thompson discuss their work with the Jordan Porco Foundation and the organization’s upcoming gala. Gillian, who lost her daughter suicide, shares more on Jordan Porco’s programs.  Nicole, a Trumbull native and freshmen at … read more

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Busting common myths

As part of National Eating Disorders Week, watch Straight Talk with Tracey’s episode on debunking common eating disorder myths, with Sara Niego, MD. National Eating Disorders Week — Monday, Feb. 26-Sunday, March 4 — aims to raise awareness, bust myths, get people screened and start journeys to healing. This episode of Straight Talk with Tracey, a Silver Hill Hospital production, … read more

CT Pulse: Ridgefield student starts national movement in wake of Florida shooting

On Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m., CT Pulse talks with a 15 year-old Ridgefield student who has helped launch a national movement. Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, Lane Murdock started a petition to the U.S. Senate and has launched a nationwide school walkout, protesting what she calls an inaction of lawmakers to prevent gun violence. … read more

Watch: CT Pulse talks with Darien Times editor, high school grad on Plan B program backlash

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Susan Shultz, editor of The Darien Times, joins Kate Czaplinski to discuss a story that has been debated in the pages of the local paper. It started with backlash against a teen educational program on the Plan B contraceptive. We also talk with Claire Borecki, a college freshmen and Darien High Class of 2017 graduate, about … read more

CT Pulse: Darien first selectman talks run for lieutenant governor, more

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, CT Pulse welcomes Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson to talk about her run for statewide office. We’re also talking Gov. Dannel Malloy’s electronic tolls proposal. Later in the show, Editorial Cartoonist Doug Smith joins us for Drawing Conclusions. Watch the show below:   CT Pulse focuses on news and politics in Southwestern Connecticut and beyond. It … read more