Upcoming events on our Resource Wall at the Vigil

There are a number of upcoming events that were highlighted at our Sept 5th 3rd Annual Addiction Awareness Vigil. See the list below for September & October:

  • Monday, September 16, 10AM-Noon.  Communities4Action Quarterly Meeting.  Special panel this meeting on Vaping/JUULing.  Stamford Jewish Community Center, 1035 Newfield Ave. Register by contacting Ingrid Gillespie, igillespie@communities4action.org or 203-588-0457.
  • Wednesday, September 18, 7-8:30PM: Women & Alcohol: A Community Conversation.  Hosted by the New Canaan Coalition.  Held at the New Canaan YMCA, 564 South Avenue.  For more information, contact Jacqueline.dlouhy@newcanaanct.gov or call 203-594-3081.
  • Thursday, September 19, GriefShare bi-weekly bereavement support group s/b Grace Community Church. 13 Sessons.East Barn Lounge at Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road.  Get info & register at www.griefshare.org or call Family Pastor Pat Shouvlin, 203-395-7248.
  • Thursday, September 19, 6-10PM: Hope for Recovery Fundraising Dinner Featuring Chris Herren & Heather Sinclair.  Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 East Main St. Call 203-979-9109.
  • Tuesday, September 24, 6-8PM: Recovery Celebration: Honoring New Recovery Champions. At Mitchell’s, 670 Post Road East, Westport, CT.  RSVP by September 17: https://annualrecoverycelebration.app.rsvpify.com/
  • Wednesday, September 25, 9:30-10:30AM: New Canaan Coalition Meeting. Location: St. Mark’s Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan. Discussion of behavioral health initiatives including Recovery-friendly community.  For more information, contact jacqueline.dlouhy@newcanaanct.gov or call 203-594-3081.
  • Wednesday, September 25, 7PM. Faith Matters: Substance Abuse Panel.  For more information, contact Chris Otis at youth@starcc.com or call 203-652-1154.
  • Wednesday, September 25, 7PM.  Vaping: The Youth Epidemic with Tricia Dahl, Yale.  Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Avenue.  Register here: https://vape2019westport.eventbrite.com
  • Saturday, October 5, 9AM-4PM.  Fall One Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat. Presented by Community Mindfulness Project.  St. Paul’s On The Green Church, 60 East Ave., Norwalk.  Email welcome@communitymind.org if you have any questions.
  • Wednesday, October 16, 7PM.  Understanding the Teenage Brain with Christine Young, LCSW.  Hosted by New Canaan Cares.  Location: New Canaan High School, Wagner Room, 11 Farm Road.  Pre-register at https://newcanaancares.org/.
  • Wednesday, October 23, 7PM.  Monthly Pathway Session: “How Collegiate Recovery Works”, Lisa Arnold, LADC, Fairfield University.  Location: YMCA, 564 South Avenue.  Contact https://ncparentsupportgroup.org/  or call 203-564-6374 for more information.