Parents Blog #3

As I watched my son Robbie be handcuffed and taken away to jail, I was jolted.  It was 2 a.m., and my firstborn —with a college degree and all the potential in the world — was arrested after totaling his car.  This would be his 2ndDUI — a mandatory felony conviction.  He had been a “party hearty” type of personality, meaning he drank, used substances and led a functional life of education and …

Parents Blog #2

It’s nearly Halloween. I don’t love this time of year. It’s not that I have anything against dressing up in costumes, trick-or treating, or even candy – fun-size Twix are my jam. It’s just that this time of year triggers a myriad of bad memories. I was at a pumpkin-carving party at my sister’s house just before Halloween in 2016. …

List of Therapists in New Canaan

With the help of several hard-working volunteers, we have created a first draft of a New Canaan Therapist Listing. Please download to view in Excel.

Parent Blog #1 from Dorothy

My son James is in long-term recovery and now 4 years clean and sober. While that is HIS accomplishment, I have traveled a parallel journey of recovery and have developed tools for MY own recovery. James was a happy, creative child growing up. He reminded me of Andy, the fictional boy in the movie Toy Story.  However, James became very defiant …