Sara’s Recovery Story

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All of us have a story. Not all of us live long enough to tell it. Sara came to Liberation Programs in need of our help and because we were there for her, she can tell hers. She took her first drink at only 13 years old. What followed were many years of heavy drinking, […]

Six Surprising Addiction Facts That You May Not Have Known

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Addiction to drugs and alcohol affects millions of Americans each year. Yet, many people are not well-informed on the biological, behavioral, and social aspects of addiction. Since the information about the nature of substance dependence is so expansive, we decided to narrow our focus down to a few facts to better educate others about addiction. […]

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 […]