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Holiday Gratitude Heals

  At holiday time most of us offer thanks to friends and loved ones, letting them know we’re happy that they are in our lives. We do this by way of emails and texts; with holiday cards and gifts; or at celebrations of the season. Many of us express our gratitude by reaching out to… 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 »

What Are Our Kids Doing?

Join us this Monday evening, April 27th at 7:00 pm at The Darien Public Library for The Community Fund of Darien’s Public Forum on “What Are Our Kids Doing?”  The student survey results are back!  Did you know that: 67.1% of our seniors and 57.5% of our juniors have used alcohol in the last 30… Read more »

Darien Arts Center Features “Talk Back” With Maud Purcell

The Darien Arts Center will be presenting their performance tomorrow evening, March 21st of “On Golden Pond”, the spring production by the DAC’s community theater group.  Maud will be there to conduct “talk back” discussions about the show and family dynamics.  The show is at 8 pm and tickets are $20 and can be purchased… Read more »

How To Reinvent Yourself From The Inside Out

This past Friday we held a program at The Darien Community Association (DCA), a non-profit established in 1923.  Executive Director, Amy Bell welcomed guests as they entered the gorgeous Victorian-style mansion built in the late 1800’s.  The program was for women who are trying to reinvent themselves and venture out into the working world after… Read more »

Reinvent Yourself

This Friday we will be having a program for women who are looking to re-enter the workforce, or reinvent themselves even if currently employed!  It’s almost spring so it’s the perfect time for something new in your life!  Maud Purcell will talk about the emotional and psychological side of reinvention.  Our Wardrobe Consultant, Erica Jensen… Read more »

The Prescription Drug Epidemic

Jamison Monroe, founder of Newport Academy will be presenting a screening of his documentary film BEHIND THE ORANGE CURTAIN at the Darien Library tomorrow night, March 10th from 6:30 to 9 pm.  The film takes a hard hitting look at the prescription drug epidemic and the 23 million Americans living in recovery, in areas like… Read more »