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
27
8:30 AM08:30

Recovery Basics for Parents

  • 6 Way Road Middlefield, CT, 06455 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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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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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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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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Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Sound Healing Workshop

The Right Path Organic Cafe is hosting a sound healing workshop as a special edition to their Nutritional Educational Series. The workshop will be with Sound Practioner, Kelvin Young and will be followed by a communal vegan supper. The cafe says there is a $30 fee for the workshop, which must be paid for in advanced. They say there is a limited number of spaces. For more information about the workshop click here.

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Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Opioid Discussion Panel

  • Three Rivers Community College-Multipurpose Room (map)
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The Opioid Discussion Panel at Three Rivers Community College will feature students in recovery, Project Courage, Community Speaks Out and addiction counselors. At the event you will hear real stories from those whose lives have been affected by addiction. The event is free and and open to the community. For more information click here.

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Quiet Corner: An Urgent Conversation

  • Woodstock Academy-Center for the Arts (map)
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A conversation about the opioid epidemic will be taking place at The Woodstock Academy. The event features Jennifer Gimenez, a leading advocate in the substance abuse world, along with A&E’s “Dope Man,” Tim Ryan as panel members. John Lally, a psychiatric nurse practitioner with a Masters Marriage and Family Therapy, and Nursing will be a special guest. The event is in memory of Kasia Jurczyk. Click here to register for the event.

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Mar
25
6:30 PM18:30

Quiet Corner: An Urgent Conversation

  • The Woodstock Academy-Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A conversation about the opioid epidemic will be taking place at The Woodstock Academy. The event features Jennifer Gimenez, a leading advocate in the substance abuse world, along with A&E’s “Dope Man,” Tim Ryan as panel members. John Lally, a psychiatric nurse practitioner with a Masters Marriage and Family Therapy, and Nursing will be a special guest. The event is in memory of Kasia Jurczyk. Click here to register for the event.

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Norwich Hope & Compassion Support Group
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Norwich Hope & Compassion Support Group

Norwich Youth and Family Services is holding their second support group. The meeting is peer-led by those whose lives have been impacted by substance use disorder. The speaker for March is Dr. Christopher Kolker, Medical Director at United Community Family Services Medicated Assisted Treatment Program. For more information contact Christine Goracy at cgoracy@cityofnorwich.org.

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Mar
13
5:00 PM17:00

Parent Presentation: Vaping Me Crazy & Weed Between The Lines

A presentation is taking place in Norwich where parents will learn the dangers of marijuana and e-cigarettes. Michael DeLeon from Steered Straight, Inc. will be speaking at the presentation. The event is free and registration is not required. For more information contact Amanda Pearson at amanda.pearson@ct.gov.

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Multiple Pathways of Family Recovery
Feb
22
9:00 AM09:00

Multiple Pathways of Family Recovery

  • Gaylord Hospital-Brooker Building (map)
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TriCircle Inc. is hosting an event called Multiple Pathways of Family Recovery. They say the event is for behavioral health professionals, students, and those with family members, friends and/or partners struggling with addiction. Some of the topics to be discussed are family recovery, parent support group benefits, family constellations and many more. TricCircle Inc. says pre-registration is required due to limited seating. For more information about the event or to register for free, email them at info@tricircleinc.com

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Jan
27
1:30 PM13:30

Yoga for Grief Workshop

The Brian Dagle Foundation and Brian's Healing Hearts Center for Hope & Healing is hosting a Yoga for Grief Workshop. They say the class is open to all levels who have experienced loss. The foundation says donations will be accepted and registration is required. No experience is necessary. For more information email ann@brianshealinghearts.org or call 860-451-8354.

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Jan
15
6:30 PM18:30

Loss of a Child Support Group

  • Brian Dagle Foundation and Brian's Healing Hearts Center for Hope & Healing (map)
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The Brian Dagle Foundation and Brian's Healing Hearts Center for Hope & Healing is offering a 30 minute meditation before their support group. The foundation says you can join only the mediation, only the support group or both. For questions or to register email ann@brianshealinghearts.org or call 860-451-8354.

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The Emerald Ball
Jan
12
6:00 PM18:00

The Emerald Ball

The Emerald Ball is hosted by Community of Hope, Inc., Community Speaks Out and the Groton Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention. The fundraising event honors and supports individuals who are in recovery and who are struggling with addiction. As well as, those who lost their lives to addiction. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

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Dec
7
9:00 AM09:00

3rd Annual Holistic Healing and Recovery Through Integrative Medicine Conference

The Connecticut Women's Consortium is holding their 3rd Annual Holistic Healing and Recovery Through Integrative Medicine Conference. Alternative therapies that can be used for mental health treatment and addiction recovery will be included at the event. There will also be inspirational speakers. For more information click here.

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Nov
13
10:00 AM10:00

Recovery Fair

  • Gateway Community College (RM N110) (map)
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A recover fair is being held at Gateway Community College. Those who attend will get information about recovery, meet professionals, and learn about resources and overdose prevention. For more information click here.

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Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

The Connecticut Women's Consortium's Community Film Series - Recovery Community

  • The Connecticut Women's Consortium Inc. (map)
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A documentary called “Recovery Community” will have a free screening at the Connecticut Women’s Consortium’s Community Film Series. The documentary focuses on how the epidemic of drug and alcohol addiction is affecting the Northwest corner of Connecticut. Click here for more information.

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Nov
3
to Nov 4

5th Annual Charity Challenge Flashback 5K

As Americans turn their clocks back an hour, the 5th Annual Charity Challenge Flashback 5K is taking place at Mohegan Sun. The party starts at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday November 3 and the race begins at 1:50 a.m. on Sunday November 4. There is also a 1 mile course for kids! . For more information about this event click here.

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