Tough Talk on Youth Vaping at Communities 4 Action Legislative Breakfast, Greenwich Free Press, 12/18/18. On Monday, Communities 4 Action, a group that seeks to reduce substance misuse among youth and adults, met at the JCC in Stamford to talk about topics including vaping. Read the full article.
New Regional Behavioral Health Action Organizations. Stamford Advocate, 12/31/17. Click here to read. Connecticut has delayed a controversial plan to consolidate agencies addressing mental health and substance abuse. The plan, slated to take effect March 1, will eliminate the state's five regional mental health boards and 13 regional action councils, which focus on substance abuse, and create five new agencies to tackle both issues. The new boards will be called Regional Behavioral Health Action Organizations.
Tackling Opioid Epidemic: Legislators Mull Pharmacy Blister Packs, Mandated Secure Boxes, Greenwich Free Press
Group works to stem tide of heroin use in Greenwich area, Greenwich Time
Battling E-Cigarettes and Empowering Teens, Communities 4 Action Soars, Huffington Post
National Prescription Take-Back Day, It's Relevant
Honoring Ingrid Gillespie of Communities 4 Action, Greenwich Free Press