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 »

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 »

Reunification Therapy Networking Event at The Madison Beach Hotel

You are Cordially Invited to This Month’s Shoreline Networking Event at The Madison Beach Hotel.    Sara Mathews Dixon and Deb Noonan will present together this month, both of whom you can learn more about below. The presentation will provide an overview of the two types of reunification therapy from both a mental health and legal… Read more »

No More Lost Kids

No More Lost Kids A family seminar about substance & alcohol abuse in middle & high school students Sunday, October 25 4:30-6:00pm The Congregational Church Parlor Discussing warning signs to look for in children, crisis intervention, and treatment with Silver Hill’s Ellen Brezovsky, LCSW Director of Community Relations and Eric D. Collins, MD Physician-in-Chief and Addiction Psychiatrist. Sunday,… Read more »

Communities 4 Action “Strength in Recovery” Professional Luncheon

In recognition of National Recovery Month Communities 4 Action invites you to: “Strength in Recovery” A Luncheon for Professionals When: Thursday September 24, 2015 12:00 pm -1:30 pm Where: Ferguson Library (Harry Bennett Branch) 115 Vine Rd., Stamford What: Join Us For: Networking Updates on Current Recovery Initiatives Opportunity to Dialogue about Recovery in Fairfield County… Read more »


“Twenty-Somethings” Can Find Passion and Purpose Is your twenty-something betwixt and between, living at home, and causing you sleepless nights? Is he or she among the 50% of college grads who’ve been unable to find jobs? I regularly meet with young people (or their parents), distressed because they know they aren’t kids anymore, yet certainly… Read more »

Tips To Keep Your Teen From Alcohol, Drugs and Risky Behaviors

Last night we were part of a panel at the Darien Library to view survey results of alcohol, drug use and risky behaviors of our middle school and high school students here in Darien, Connecticut.  The forum was presented by The Community Fund of Darien who has surveyed our youth in 2008, 2011 and the… Read more »

Newport Academy – Changing Lives in Fairfield County

We welcome with open arms Newport Academy to Darien, Connecticut.  What is Newport Academy you may ask?  Founder Jamison Monroe has created a highly successful behavioral and mental health program for boys and girls age 12 to 20, in Orange County, California to begin with and now in Fairfield County, Connecticut.  What’s the connection?  Both… Read more »