Entries by LiberationPrograms

“If we do more, we can save more lives”

In March 2022, the Senate passed a Fiscal Year 2022 omnibus spending bill that included Congressionally Directed Spending items. We are excited to announce that 2 projects Liberation Programs applied for was included in that bill. President Biden signed the bill into law on Friday, March 11th. We are grateful to Senator Richard Blumenthal for […]

Liberation Programs Receives COVID Resiliency Grant from United Way of Western Connecticut

Liberation Programs, a Substance Misuse Treatment organization in Fairfield County, has received a $5,000 COVID Resiliency Grant from United Way of Western Connecticut to support programs in Stamford including Liberation Clinic and Lib House. During the COVID19 Pandemic, Liberation Programs saw increased expenses related to purchasing PPE, enhancing sanitation protocols, hiring additional frontline staff, and […]

A Sober, Healthy, Fun Filled Summer!

By Maggie Young As the world re-opens after months of feeling isolated and disconnected there will likely be strong desires to engage in celebratory events over the summer. Summer fun could be a challenge for those in early recovery. A personal commitment, support from others and diligence is important for sustained recovery. I recall how […]

In Memoriam Kathy Carroll

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Kathy Carroll. Her contributions to the field of substance misuse will have a lasting impact on the work we do.   In Memoriam: Kathleen M. Carroll, PhD 1958–2020 It is with profound sadness that we share the news that Kathleen (Kathy) M. Carroll, PhD, a clinical […]

Dueling Crises – The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Opioid Epidemic

2020 has been an unprecedented year in so many ways.  Every day we see stories and news reports about COVID19 but that is not the only crisis we are facing.  The Opioid Epidemic continues and has only worsened since the Pandemic began.  Between March and May, 42 states and territories issued mandatory stay at home […]

Life on “New” Terms

It all began in March, COVID19’s first case in the USA creating a rollercoaster of emotions such as anxiety, fear, stress and uncertainty! Isolation was encouraged. At a steady and rapid pace, the Coronavirus pandemic forced us into our homes to “Shelter in Place” while we were encouraged to do our part to “Flatten the […]