Is Your Fantasy Football Hobby Becoming an Addiction?

  Unless you are a monk living in monastery, chances are good you have heard of Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS). Although it has been around for several years, it really burst onto the scene with a large advertising blitz at the beginning of the 2015 NFL Season. DFS works at a much faster pace than […]

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MCCA Announces New President and CEO

MCCA Board of Directors Appoints John D’Eramo to Lead MCCA Mr. D’Eramo, a seasoned behavioral health executive, brings close to 20 years of executive management experience to the position driving integration, increasing revenue and overseeing the implementation of health information technology. Danbury, CT, September 1, 2016 – Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism (MCCA) announced that […]

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Is Someone In Your Life Battling Addiction

You Didn’t Cause It You Can’t Control It  But You Can Learn How To Cope Substance use disorders affect individuals and families regardless of race, gender or economic status. The first step towards positive change often comes when family members begin to take charge of their own lives. How to Cope provides the support and […]

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Senior Support

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 2016

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 Awarded $100,000 to Launch Vivitrol Program for Opiate Addiction

MCCA is gearing up to launch a new program on July 1st that will offer Vivitrol, an opioid addiction treatment to clients at their Danbury outpatient facility. The program is being funded by a $100,000 grant from the Hanley Family Foundation. With the current opiate crisis rampant throughout Connecticut, MCCA is eager to expand treatment […]

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MCCA Is Awarded Funding To Combat Heroin Epidemic In New Milford

MCCA was recently awarded three grants totaling $22,500 to help the agency meet the growing need for opiate treatment in their New Milford outpatient clinic. The awards were as follows: Union Savings Bank for $10,000, the Cowles Foundation for $2,500 and the Derx Foundation for $10,000. The heroin epidemic has been sweeping across the state […]

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Heroin Recovery: What You Need to Know

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MCCA’s Fall Newsletter

In case you missed it, here is the link to our Fall Newsletter. Check it out, there is a lot going on at MCCA. Different medicaments approachable from the Web to why to waste date and effort going to chemist’s shop if you can lightly order medications sit at home. There are sundry cases when […]

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MCCA Is Awarded Three Competitive Grants

MCCA was recently awarded three grants for our Prevention, Smoking Cessation and Problem Gambling Programs. We are please to be able to continue and in some cases, expand these important services for our clients and the communities we serve. Prevention is an integral part of our mission. For close to 20 years MCCA has been […]

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