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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.

Life Can Bring Us Close to the Edge

Life Can Bring Us Close to the Edge 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 […]

What’s A Family To Do?

What’s A Family To Do?: Strategies for Helping a Loved One Who is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol What is a family to do when a loved one has an active addiction to alcohol or drugs? That is the challenge faced by scores of parents, siblings and children each day in this country. The numbers […]