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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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MCCA’s Fall Newsletter 2016

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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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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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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