November 8, 2019

  • "Integrating Virtual Reality into Psychotherapy for Anxious Youth": free BBRF webinar - Nov. 12, 2pm - register here

  • "The Resilience Formula: Giving Kids Roots & Wings" with Donna Volpitta - Nov. 13, 10am and 7pm, Wilton Library

  • NAMI Fairfield book d...

November 8, 2019

Our annual Wellness Month initiative wrapped up on Election Day with the last of 12 community-based "Get Your Check Up from the Neck Up" events. Each year these events--organized with the help of many volunteers and partner agencies--provide wellness tips, resources on...

September 10, 2019

Along with September’s month-long celebration of Recovery comes a sadder topic: suicide. The best way to prevent suicide is to recognize signs that someone is suffering early on and to reach out and offer help. 

We invite you to be a part of the solution! Here are some...

September 2, 2019

Did you know that every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders as well as to celebrate those in recovery?

This year's theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger”...

August 16, 2019

Opioid Awareness Events and Vigils in Fairfield County - August/September 2019

Have you or someone you know lost someone due to a drug or alcohol overdose? Join one of the upcoming community remembrance events (below) to honor the memories of those who have been lost....

July 5, 2019

Big wins for behavioral health during the 2019 legislative session include: 

  • CT passed the Behavioral Health Parity Act! Thanks to all our advocates and to our many legislators who supported the bill. Particular thanks to Reps Brenda Kupchick and Cristin McCarthy Va...

July 1, 2019

Allow us to introduce The Hub!

Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP) and Southwest Regional Mental Health Board (SWRMHB) have merged to form The Hub: the new state-designated Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization (RBHAO) serving Southwestern C...

May 13, 2019

National Prevention Week (NPW) is finally here!

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.  PLEASE share with your coalition / communities....

April 30, 2019

Kevin Breel, featured in this video, just spoke today in New Canaan. His message is powerful: be open. Don't keep your struggle a secret. Talk to others. Reach out! 

We're sharing his video for Mental Health Awareness Month, which starts tomorrow, and hope you'll take h...

Know teens who play fantasy sports or spend a lot of time video gaming? Gambling and gaming in youth is an underrecognized issue. Caribe Youth of Bridgeport unveiled this Gambling PSA in recognition of Problem Gambling Awareness Month. 

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