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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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Dr. Kevin Sabet to Speak at MCCA’s Annual Awards Dinner

Come and Hear Why Connecticut Should Not Get On The Marijuana Legalization Bandwagon Kevin Sabet, Ph.D., will be speaking at MCCA’s Annual Awards Dinner on February 25th at the Ethan Allen Inn in Danbury. Drug policy adviser to three presidents, Sabet has an important and timely message to share with the people of Connecticut about […]

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September is Recovery Month: Speak Up, Reach Out!

MCCA Celebrates With Two Important Events MCCA will be participating in two key events this month to celebrate Recovery Month. They are also joining SAMHSA* in encouraging people to Speak Up, Reach Out, a campaign that encourages people to openly speak up about #mental and #substance use disorders. People in recovery are all around us. […]

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John Allen Golf Tournament – Thank You To Our Supporters

We’d like to thank everyone who turned out for this year’s tournament.  The support of our volunteers, golfers and our many sponsors all help to make this a successful event. The following individuals and businesses generously supported this years John J. Allen Memorial Golf Tournament PRESENTING SPONSOR Union Savings Bank DINNER SPONSORS Rose & Kiernan, […]

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Free Screening of A Bronx Tale – Q&A Lillo Brancato

 A SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CHOICES * HVCASA * MCCA Q&A * Lillo Brancato * Actor HOW SUBSTANCE ABUSE DESTROYED MY LIFE DATE: April 30th TIME: 6:30 pm LOCATION: Western Connecticut State University Student Center Theater * Midtown Campus 181 White St. Danbury, CT HOST: Ira Joe Fisher […]

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Panel Takes on Tremendous ‘Heroin’ Spike – News Times

NEW MILFORD — Parents are the first line of defense when it comes to stemming the use of heroin by the young, Police Chief Shawn Boyne told more than 100 people, many of them parents, at a panel discussion Tuesday night on the opioid epidemic that has struck New Milford and other communities over the […]

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Dwight “Doc” Gooden at the Ridgefield Playhouse – April 10

“Get Real” Series for Families & Teens One of the greatest pitchers of all time, tells his bruisingly honest story of addiction and recovery. With fresh and sober eyes, Dwight Gooden shares the most intimate moments of his successes and failures, from endless self-destructive drug binges to three World Series rings. Known for his triumphs […]

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Greg Williams

MCCA To Honor Greg Williams and the Non-Profit Development Corporation of Danbury

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Danbury Drug Take Back Day April 26th – Keep Drugs Out Our Kids Hands

MCCA (Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism), 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 to sponsor a prescription drug take back day on Sat. April. 26, 2014. This will give the public another opportunity to prevent prescription drug […]

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Pot or Not: Debaters Take Sides on Medical Use

DANBURY — In what was a serious, sometimes heated debate over the theory of legalizing marijuana that she was moderating, state Rep. Terrie Wood was able to coax a laugh among dozens Wednesday night. “Who knows what `Wake and Bake’ means?” the Darien Republican asked about 100 people in the Ives Concert Hall at Western […]

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