Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

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

  • The Connecticut Women's Consortium Inc. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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
13
10:00 AM10:00

Recovery Fair

  • Gateway Community College (RM N110) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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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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Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

Grief Support Group: Loss of a Child or Grandchild for Parents/Grandparents

  • Brian Dagle Foundation and Brian's Healing Hearts Center For Hope & Healing (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Brian Dagle Foundation and Brian’s Healing Hearts Center for Hope & Healing are holding a grief support group for parents or grandparents who have lost a child or grandchild. They say registration is required. For more information click here.

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Sep
16
11:00 AM11:00

The Charity Challenge 1st Annual Tamarack Music Fest & 5th Annual Poker Run

The 1st Annual Tamarack Music Fest will feature five local bands that will be at the event all day: Melaena, Red Light, Vanishing Breed, Strange Brew and Big "Dawg" Issac.

The 5th Annual Poker Run begins and ends at Tamarack Lodge, with stops at Uncle Kranky's Cafe and more. 100% of proceeds will benefit TriCircle, Inc., which is a non-profit organization that provides long-term solutions for individuals and their families who struggle with substance use disorder.

For more information about The Charity Challenge’s event click here.

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Sep
11
9:00 AM09:00

On the Front Line of Treatment: SAMHSA Best Practices and Agency Updates

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The event is hosted by Congressman Joe Courtney and features Kathryn Power, M.Ed., Regional Administrator. It will include a critical update on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services' tools and resources pertinent to the region, as well as a Q&A period. 

Those who would like to attend, please RSVP to Egzon Balidemaj by emailing Egzon.Balidemaj@mail.house.gov or calling 860-886-0139. 

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Family Support Group
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Family Support Group

  • Groton Public Library (Room 1 & 2) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The family support group on February 21, 2018, will focus on loss and loneliness experienced with addiction. This includes the loss of the addicted family member by their loved ones, the sense of abandonment felt by both sides during active addiction, the stigma associated with addiction and the guilt that closely follows, and what happens to a family following the drug-related death of a loved one. CSO welcomes all those wishing to learn and gain support on these issues.

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