4th Annual Christopher John Memorial Softball Tournament
Sep
28
8:00 AM08:00

4th Annual Christopher John Memorial Softball Tournament

Community Speaks Out is hosting their 4th Annual Christopher John Memorial Softball Tournament at Washington Park in Groton. There will be food, crafts, games and raffles. As well as, music and dancing. The tournament is a sober event and is alcohol and drug free. For a complete list of this year’s game schedule click here.

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Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

6th Annual Poker Run and 2nd Annual Tamarack Music Fest

Charity Challenge is hosting their 6th Annual Poker Run and 2nd Annual Tamarack Music Fest at the Tamarack Lodge in Voluntown. Registration for the bike run is at 11 a.m. with the last bike leaving at 12 p.m. The music fest begins at 1:30 p.m. Charity Challenge says the event benefits TriCircle, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides resources to individuals and their families who are affected by substance abuse disorders. For more information about this fun and exciting event, click here.

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3rd Annual Matt’s Mission Celebrates Recovery
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

3rd Annual Matt’s Mission Celebrates Recovery

The 3rd Annual Matt’s Mission Celebrates Recovery event is taking place in Jewett City. The event is free and will feature speakers, vendors, food, the Today I Matter Poster Project and much more. Matt’s Mission says there will also be addiction treatment resources available. Matt’s Mission will also be accepting donations of old cellphones at the event. If you plan to donate a cellphone you no longer use, Matt’s Mission notes the phone to be set to it’s factory settings and personal information deleted. To RSVP to the 3rd Annual Matt’s Mission Celebrates Recovery event click here.


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Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

Evening of Elegance Fundraiser

For their inaugural fundraiser, Evening of Elegance (EOE) is teaming up with Community Speaks Out (CSO). The location of the event is a secret! EOE is a non-profit organization that was created to that encourages friends and family to engage as they support their community. For more information about the fundraiser or to purchase tickets click here.

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2nd Annual Knowledge Is Power Conference
Jun
22
8:00 AM08:00

2nd Annual Knowledge Is Power Conference

Learn To Cope is hosting their 2nd Annual Knowledge of Power. The conference is for families that are struggling with substance use disorder and is in collaboration with Rally 2 Recovery. Learn To Cope says there will be various guest speakers and workshops. They say registration is $40 per person and lunch is included. For more information or to register click here.


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3rd Annual Trails to Recovery
Jun
9
9:30 AM09:30

3rd Annual Trails to Recovery

The 3rd Annual Trails to Recovery is a trail walk/run along Bluff Point State Park. The race will benefit Community Speaks Out. Registration is open until June 8th at 5:00 p.m., and costs $25. The first 175 to register will receive a free t-shirt. The walk/run is sponsored by Fastsigns, Century 21 Shutters & Sails, Walmart, ThayerMahan, and Advanced Group. If you have any questions about the race or would like to register click here.

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May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Recovery Block Party

TriCircle Inc. is hosting the Recovery Block Party in Wallingford. At the party there will be activities for kids, along with food and beverage. The organization says there will also be Naloxone training, Opioid Spoon Honor Tour, Today I Matter Mobile Memorial and DMHAS Remembrance Quilt. They say there is a $5 entry fee for the event. For more information click here.


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May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Vaping Me Crazy & Weed Between the Lines

  • Latham Library-Norwich Free Academy (map)
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Vaping Me Crazy and Weed Between the Lines is presented Michael DeLeon from Steered Straight Inc. The presentation will discuss the dangers of vaping and marijuana, as well as how they affect the adolescent brain and body. The presentation is free and registration is not required. Norwich Free Academy and Norwich Youth and Family Services are sponsoring the presentation. For more information click here.

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

CSO, GASP, Groton CTriad, town and city police for Groton will be hosting a prescription drug take back day on April 27. You can bring any unsued prescriptions or over the counter medications and they will be discarded for you. If you can't make it, you can #TakeItToTheBox anytime at the Groton Town and City Police Departments. The event will take place at the Groton Senior Center at 102 Newtown Road and the City of Groton Police at 295 Meridian Street.

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Take the First Step Suicide Prevention & Awareness Walk
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Take the First Step Suicide Prevention & Awareness Walk

The Take the First Step Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk is taking place at Fontaine Field in Norwich, Connecticut for its 7th year. At the event there will be self-care and mental health resources, along with free activities for the entire family. Take the First Step says the event is free and donations will be accepted at the walk, which will go towards prevention and raising awareness for the Norwich community. Pre-registration is not required and the walk will take place rain or shine. For more information click here or contact Erin at 860-908-7955.

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Apr
27
8:30 AM08:30

Recovery Basics for Parents

  • 6 Way Road Middlefield, CT, 06455 United States (map)
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A day of training is being offered by TriCircle, Inc. to parents, guardians and loved ones. The organization says the day is designed to help them gain a better understanding of the recovery process, along with information on paraphernalia. TriCircle, Inc. says seating is limited. They say registration is $100 (includes manual and lunch) and must be done no later than Friday April 19th. To register contact Angela Graichen at angela@tricircleinc.com. For more information click here.

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Apr
26
8:30 AM08:30

Recovery Basics for Parents

  • 6 Way Road Middlefield, CT, 06455 United States (map)
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A day of training is being offered by TriCircle, Inc. to parents, guardians and loved ones. The organization says the day is designed to help them gain a better understanding of the recovery process, along with information on paraphernalia. TriCircle, Inc. says seating is limited. They say registration is $100 (includes manual and lunch) and must be done no later than Friday April 19th. To register contact Angela Graichen at angela@tricircleinc.com. For more information click here.

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Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Freedom Runners 5K

Teen Challenge Connecticut is hosting the Freedom Runners 5K in New Haven. The non-profit says whether you want to run or walk, the event is family friendly and open to all ages and skill levels. All funds raised will go to Teen Challenge Connecticut, which is a non-profit 15-month residential recovery program that does not turn anyone away for lack of funds. For more information about the 5K call 203-585-3957 or email jcifarelli@tcconnecticut.org.

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