Tips of the Trade: College Readiness: Creating a Blueprint for Success

College success is a goal that most of us expect. Schools and families do their part to guide and counsel children towards skill building, good decision-making, and maturity. Notwithstanding these best efforts, many newly minted high school graduates struggle as they transition into demanding post-secondary environments. Some students transfer colleges, some take more than four… Read more »

Saved from Addiction


SAVED FROM ADDICTION, INC. Joseph A. Russo, M.D. CEO and Executive Medical Director Medical Director and Co-Founder of The Recovery Center of Westport Maud Purcell, MSW, LCSW, CEAP Chief Clinical Officer Founder and Executive Director of The Life Solution Center of Darien We live in a time in which addiction to opioids, alcohol and other substances… Read more »

Dr. Paul Bernstein – Tips of the Trade

Most of us take our  eyesight for granted. If we don’t see well, we schedule an appointment with the Eye Doctor. Diagnosing a vision problem in a child can be slightly more complex. The question isn’t only “can they see it”, but “how hard is the brain working to see it”? The inefficient use of… Read more »

Pathway to Mindfulness – Tips of the Trade

Mindfulness has become a buzz word, but really, what is it all about? In a nutshell, mindfulness is living in the present moment, enjoying and appreciating life, without letting past baggage or future worries intrude. The way to achieve mindfulness in all aspects of your life is to develop a sustainable, 20-minutes-a-day insight meditation practice… Read more »

Financial Sense Tips of The Trade

Getting organized and reducing financial stress from Financial Sense LLC, File – Simplify your filing system to ensure that you keep up with it! Create twelve folders for 2016, one for each month of the year. File all paid bills, financial statements, and credit card receipts together in the appropriate month’s folder for easy retrieval… Read more »

RAM Council Foundation Presents: The Power of Prevention: Success Stories and Strategies for Healthy Teen Years

Thursday, March 31, 2016 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm New Canaan High School Wagner Room Student Presentations by NCHS 9th – 12th  Substance-Free Members Q & A with Prevention Panel Suggestion Donation: Adults $10; Students Free PANEL OF EXPERTS: Rob Mallozzi, New Canaan First Selectman Mark Davis, Headmaster St. Luke’s New Canaan, Family Story Joe… Read more »

WSJ: Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism?

At The Life Solution Center of Darien we’ve proudly been offering this cutting-edge DNA testing for almost 7 years. Patients who’ve been struggling, in some cases for years, to find the right medication at the proper dosage, have found hope and relief from their emotional pain at our Center. This article in the Wall Street Journal… Read more »