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A Family’s Story of Recovery

David and Kim were participating in How to Cope after their son Sam returned home from a rehab facility in California. Sam was 25 and had been in treatment for heroin addiction. Towards the end of the seven-session course, Sam relapsed and his parents were in crisis mode. “We were scared and embarrassed and there […]

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Find a Detox, Residential or Recovery House Bed

DMHAS Has Launched a Bed Availability Service The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a new website to help individuals, families and medical professionals find available beds in detox and recovery programs across the state. To Find a Bed, Click Here. This website is for information only. Admission is not guaranteed even […]

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News 8 Interviews MCCA’s CEO, John D’Eramo on OxyContin Story

The city of New Haven is suing the makers of OxyContin, claiming they helped fuel the opioid epidemic in the Elm City. The city filed an 83-page lawsuit on Tuesday, alleging Stamford-based Purdue Pharmaceuticals and five other drug manufacturers used deceptive marketing as well as false and misleading information to deceive doctors and patients about the risks associated with opioids. Click here, or […]

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MCCA’s Fall Newsletter Is Here

In case you missed it, here’s our fall newsletter. Click here to read it now. There’s a lot going on at MCCA.

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Community Candlelight Vigil at Tarrywile Park in Danbury

Please Join Us As We Remember Loved Ones & Friends Who Have Lost Their Lives to Addiction. If you have lost a loved one to an overdose and would like to have them commemorated during the event or would like to share a few words please e-mail MCCA is organizing this event for the […]

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MCCA Opens Outpatient Addiction Treatment Clinic In Bridgeport

  MCCA (Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism) is proud to announce the opening of their newest outpatient addiction treatment facility in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The clinic, located at the 140 John Street, will provide treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, as well as mental health disorders. Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) is one of the primary services […]

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Free Lunch-Time Support Group for Older Adults in Danbury

Older adults and their family members face a unique set of obstacles in dealing with addiction. For some the aging process coupled with the loss of structure can intensify feelings of anxiety, loneliness and uncertainty. Frequently the natural signs of aging mimic signs of addiction, obscuring and compounding the problem. This ongoing group focuses on […]

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MCCA’s Spring Newsletter

In case you missed it, here’s our spring newsletter. Click here to read it now. There’s a lot going on at MCCA.

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MCCA is no longer offering tobacco cessation, however, there is a free online program through the state of Connecticut called Commit to Quit. Click here for more information or to enroll. Commit to Quit is about providing you with the tools to help you quit when you’re ready and on your own terms. This is […]

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Drug Take Back Day – October 22nd, 10am – 2pm, Danbury, CT

MCCA, Stand Together Make a Difference (Danbury’s local substance abuse prevention coalition), and Danbury Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are partnering once again to sponsor a prescription drug take back day Saturday October 22, 2016 10am to 2pm Danbury Police Department 375 Main St. Danbury This will give the public […]

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