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New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room

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564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

April 2018

NCPSG Monthly Pathway Session

April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Building/Room: Wagner Room Frequency: Monthly- day varies

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November 2018

Monthly Pathway Session at the Y

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The New Canaan Parent Support Group and the New Canaan YMCA have banded together to host the Monthly Pathway Series. The first session was held on January 17th, 2018.  The Pathway sessions take place in the Wagner Room of the New Canaan Y, 564 South Avenue.  The goal of the Pathway Series is to address addiction- and mental health-related topics in an open community forum. “My hope is that the series will educate all on the hopeful pathways to recovery…

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December 2018

Monthly Pathway Session at the Y–Adventure Recovery

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Tim Walsh, Founder of Adventure Recovery, will discuss how outdoor adventure creates unique bonds for young people in recovery. Tim is an outdoor educator and recovery coach with over 25 years experience working with youth in the addiction recovery and prevention field. He has developed outdoor programs for Mountainside, Newport Academy and Westport House. The meeting will take place in the Wagner Room. The New Canaan Parent Support Group and the New Canaan YMCA have banded together to host the…

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February 2019

Pathway Session at the Y: Recovery for Legal Professionals

February 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This month we address how lawyers engage in addiction treatment, find recovery and return to their practices. The key for legal professionals is having access to post-residential clinical services and support, similar to the successful HIMS program for airline pilots. Link Christin, JD, LADC is the speaker. He is the Executive Director, Legal Professionals Program at Caron Treatment Centers.

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April 2019

Monthly Pathway Session at the Y

April 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This month's presenter is Julia Latimer, Treatment Placement Specialist at Acadia Healthcare.   Julia uses a patient-first approach to finding the best program that meets the client's needs, taking into consideration single or multiple diagnosis, specialty programming, location, insurance and out of pocket costs.

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May 2019

Monthly Pathway Session at the New Canaan Y: Marijuana & Anxiety on Campus

May 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Jonathan Beazley, LADC, LMFT and AOD Interventionist, will discuss marijuana, anxiety and social connection in college.  Jonathan works as part of a 27-person counseling staff at UConn-Storrs and is co-author of the book Cannabis on Campus.

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October 2019

Monthly Pathway Session: Collegiate Recovery

October 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Lisa Arnold, MFT, LADC, Clinical Director of the Fairfield University Collegiate Recovery Program, will discuss how college students can engage in recovery and sober living on campus.

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November 2019

Monthly Pathway Session: Alumni Support Following Treatment

November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Jessica Dolan, Alumni Relations Manager at Mountainside Treatment Center, uses personal interactions, educational workshops and fun events to support the continued recovery of clients after they complete treatment. Consistent communication and providing opportunities to network are important pathways to keeping alumni engaged in recovery.

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December 2019

Pathway Session: Minimizing Opioid Use In Post-Surgical Patients

December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This month, we address how patients recover from surgery with minimal or no use of opioids. Paul Sethi, MD is an orthopedic surgeon at ONS in Greenwich, and the President of ONS Foundation which has been researching how non-opioid, multi-modal approaches can work for post-surgical pain management.

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January 2020

Pathway Session: The Future of Recovery Coaching

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phil Valentine, Executive Director of CCAR (Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery) , will discuss the Future of Recovery Coaching, over 10 years after the first CCAR Recovery Coach Academy was held.  Today, over 35,000 people have been trained as coaches using the CCAR (aka CART) curriculum.  In Connecticut alone, there are several designations for recovery coaches including RCP and NCPRS: what do they mean and where is certification going?  What is the difference between a recovery coach, a therapist and…

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February 2020

Pathway Session: How Empathy Fosters Recovery

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan YMCA, Wagner Room, 564 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Todd Whitmer, Regional VP at Caron Treatment Centers and a person in long-term recovery, will discuss empathy.  Todd strongly believes that empathy cultivates recovery not only in the individual but in family members as well.

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