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Liberation Programs Responds to Racial Injustice

Dear Friends, At Liberation Programs, we stand against racism, social injustice, and police brutality. In recent days we have watched in horror as George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. Racial tensions and violence against Black individuals have once again shaken our society. We stand with you in your grief, anger, and sadness at […]

Liberation Programs Remains Open During Coronavirus Pandemic

Liberation Programs, a leading behavioral health organization specializing in substance use treatment in Fairfield County, is adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic to continue its life saving programs at a time when they are needed more than ever. Liberation’s Outpatient Programs in Bridgeport and Stamford are still accepting walk in admissions for mental health, Methadone, extended […]

Liberation Van Drives on the Road to Recovery

Liberation Programs staff spoke to the Greenwich Time about our Mobile Wellness Van and ways to support harm reduction and save lives. “As Glennard Brown inched into a parking spot near Jackie Robinson Park in Stamford on Thursday morning, he zipped up his jacket and grabbed a “rover” kit from the back of his van. […]

Liberation Programs Supports Harm Reduction at New Haven Police Department

Joanne Montgomery, Chief Clinical and Outreach Officer at Liberation Programs, spoke at the New Haven Police Department Harm Reduction Press Conference on February 6, 2020. New Haven Police has become the first police department to provide harm reduction kits to individuals with substance misuse disorders in hopes of keeping them alive. Joanne Montgomery spoke of […]

John Hamilton speaks at the Greenwich Retired Men’s Association

Liberation’s President and CEO John Hamilton presented as part of the Greenwich Retired Men’s Association’s weekly speaker series at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich. The presentation, How to Strengthen Resiliency in Families, included topics such as addiction potential of substances, parent/child communication, and brain development stages. John’s presentation was highlighted by and reported in the Greenwich […]

What Message Are We Sending to Young People?

What Message Are We Sending to Young People? Everyone seems to searching for an answer or way to have an impact on the current heroin epidemic.  There’s been a lot of conversation, meetings, and awareness events. Here’s a suggestion that each one of us can implement starting tomorrow that is a zero cost idea guaranteed […]

Kicking Open the Door on Mental Health

Kicking Open the Door on Mental Health I want to share with you the story of my friend Diane. Diane struggled with a heroin addiction for many years. Although she went to treatment, she relapsed several times and heroin gradually robbed her of the basic elements of her life; family, job, friends.