We have walked a similar path as you.

 

We are families helping families like you. We want to help you. If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, let us be a resource. If you have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction, let us offer support.

Community Speaks Out

 
CSO co-founders Linda Labbe, Lisa Cote Johns, and Tammy de la Cruz (L-R) receive the   Good Neighbor Award   from the Groton Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (GASP)

CSO co-founders Linda Labbe, Lisa Cote Johns, and Tammy de la Cruz (L-R) receive the Good Neighbor Award from the Groton Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (GASP)

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CSO aims to bridge the gap between seeking treatment and getting treatment. Treatment programs are difficult to find. We do not guarantee a bed, but you have a better shot not going it alone.

CSO aims to bridge the gap between seeking treatment and getting treatment. Treatment programs are difficult to find. We do not guarantee a bed, but you have a better shot not going it alone.

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Ready to take the next step? If you or a loved one is in crisis, let us be a resource.

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Hear about Community Speaks Out

This video about CSO was created by Ashley Shaw Giordano and played at the Emerald Ball on January 12, 2019.

Our first major fundraiser on January 12, 2019, the Emerald Ball, was held in coodination with Community of Hope and Groton Alliance for Prevention of Substance Abuse. With over 400 attendees, it was a great success!

We are very grateful to our sponsors listed below who contributed so generously to our cause.

diamond level - $5000

 
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ruby level - $1000

Blu-Prints Unlimited Inc

Coastal lodge #57 Masonic

Eldridge Painting

julie Brousseau

pequot health (foxwoods)

project courage

seniors helping seniors

stonington institute

sapphire level - $500

Acqua recovery, ammon labs, aware recovery care, biddy (Mary) Barbee, cheryl biekert, care Net, art and faith claspell, ct Behavioral health assoc., tammy and joe de la cruz, elizabeth and paul duarte, giordano restoration, goldstar bni, groton rotary, linda labbe, ledgelight bni, frank maletz, mohegan tribe and mohegan sun, nutmeg building & remodeling llc, rosemary robertson, karen stackpole-ryan’s hope, carolyn wilson, and mark S wilson

Community Speaks Out, Inc, 2017 Angel Award Dinner Honoring Volunteer Coordinator Allan Selserman