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Saved from Addiction

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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 »

Spring Renewal

Have you noticed a new “spring” in your step?  Now that the Vernal Equinox is behind us spring has indeed sprung; daffodils are starting to sprout and birds have begun to sing.  In addition to the force of Mother Nature, brain physiology may play a role in our renewed vigor. In the winter our lack… 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 »

RAM Council in the New Canaanite

The Ram Council Foundation, an organization built around a group of NCHS students who lead substance-free lives, is scheduled on the night of Thursday, March 31 to hold a panel discussion, “The Power of Prevention: Success Stories and Strategies for Healthy Teen Years.” The question-and-answer session will feature panelists such as New Canaan First Selectman… Read more »

Love is in the air… At Darien Library

Thursday, February 11th at 7 p.m. Love is in the air at your Library! Three professionals share honestly and openly how to create and maintain a successful romantic relationship. Learn how to effectively brand yourself from Alix Purcell, Marketing Communications Consultant at The Life Solution Center of Darien. Hear about how technology has changed the… Read more »

Empowering Parents: Establishing & Maintaining Healthy Control

Maud Purcell and Greg Doll will lead an informal and interactive parent discussion about how it’s possible to establish healthy controls over your kids by setting and enforcing age appropriate boundaries and rules, and providing lessons in character development. “This program is for middle school parents.” THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2016 7:00 PM THE DARIEN DEPOT… Read more »

Forever Slim!

Honestly, I have been on many diets. And honestly, they have all worked for a time, but gradually all the weight has come back, and then some. Mindful eating is the exact opposite of being on a diet. It is a system of habits that you learn, and once they become part of your being,… Read more »