Liberation Programs: A Look Back at 2017 and Hope for The New Year

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  Just two weeks ago, we welcomed in the new year. This is the perfect time to hope for the future and to reflect on the year that has passed. In Fiscal Year 2017, we helped more individuals than ever before, making it our best year ever in that sense. We provided medication assisted treatment […]

The Fred Sheftell / Edward Pollak Inaugural Lecture

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On November 9th, 2017 Liberation Programs launched its new series of lectures to foster a candid discussion among leaders from Fairfield County on the effectiveness of community mobilization and action that is needed on local drug policy. The Fred Sheftell / Edward Pollak lecture series was named after two men who were instrumental in making Liberation Programs […]

Joy’s Story

  The search to fill that void in my gut began when I was thirteen years old.  Religion, shoplifting, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and the streets were all attempts to find my place in the world that would end that deep loneliness and void I felt.  I got pregnant when I was 17 years old and […]

My name is Nancy and I’m thriving in recovery.

  My name is Nancy and I am a recovering addict. I am the mother of the two most adorable, respectable, lovable, responsible, supportive kids in the whole wide world. My clean/ sober date is September 8th 1996 – the day my son turned two years old and the same day I went into detox.

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 […]