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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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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’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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Jaya Daptardar is Named COO for MCCA

Jaya Daptardar is Named COO for MCCA

Danbury, CT, August 5, 2013 โ€“ Jaya Daptardar was recently appointed to Chief Operating Officer of MCCA (Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism). Ms. Daptardar has more than 15 years of healthcare management experience and over 20 years of clinical experience. Jaya joined MCCA in 2009 as the Director of Outpatient Clinics and was later promoted […]

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  Brian Koonz: Drugs, demons can be beaten

Brian Koonz: Drugs, demons can be beaten

It was supposed to be like any other morning for Chris Herren, the former NBA point guard. Drive to Dunkin’ Donuts, grab a box of Munchkins for the kids, and shoot up some heroin. Not necessarily in that order. “I felt a feeling I had never felt before. The next thing I remember is glass […]

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September is Recovery Month

September is Recovery Month

September 2012 National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month “Join the Voices for Recovery: It’s Worth It” Recovery Month is an annual observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) that takes place during the month of September. This long-standing observance celebrates the effectiveness of […]

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How to Cope - Free session for Children and Teens

How to Cope – Free session for Children and Teens

How to Cope is a program for family members and friends impacted by addiction. We offer classes for children (6-12), teens (13-17) and adults (18+). This program meets for seven sessions. The next session in Ridgefield starts September 10th. How to Cope will also be offered in Danbury this fall. We will be offering a […]

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MCCA Is NCADD's Affiliate of the Month

MCCA Is NCADD’s Affiliate of the Month

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MCCA Gets High Marks

MCCA Gets High Marks

MCCA was among the highest ranking substance abuse facilities in Connecticut in a 2011 Consumer Survey conducted by DMHAS (Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services). This year marks the tenth year that DMHAS and their provider community have been administering the Consumer Satisfaction Survey. This annual survey report provides DMHAS with invaluable information about […]

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