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Community Forum: Thoughts on Safe Injection Sites in a Burgeoning Opioid Epidemic (recap below)

“Thoughts on Safe Injection Sites in a Burgeoning Opioid Epidemic” As our country continues to grapple with the surging number of overdose deaths across our country, now topping 100,000 in the past year alone, the Root Center for Advanced Recovery is looking to open up discussions on how to better to serve our community at …

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Root Center Celebrates Expanded Teen and School-Based Services

Manchester, CT – April 13, 2022 – The Root Center for Advanced Recovery, one of Connecticut’s leading mental health and substance-use treatment organizations and oldest nonprofit agencies, has been increasing its “footprint” in teen services to help address a growing mental health crisis and record overdose deaths among teens nationwide. A March 2022 CDC report …

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After Nearly 150 years, Hartford Dispensary is Laying Down New Roots

Leading addiction treatment agency changes its name to Root Center for Advanced Recovery to reflect the expansion of its services and locations   MANCHESTER, CT – October 03, 2018 – The Hartford Dispensary, one of Connecticut’s leading addiction treatment organizations and oldest nonprofit agencies, announced today that it is changing its name to Root Center …

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Root Center’s New Britain Clinic staff participated in the 19th Annual CT Community for Addiction Recovery Walk (CCAR)

Recovery is a Battle that Always Requires Active Work From Left to Right: Amanda Trehern, James Classon, Erica Cahn, & Emily Stockwell   The New Britain Clinic staff participated in the 19th Annual CT Community for Addiction Recovery Walk (CCAR). The CCAR Recovery walk strives to end discrimination surrounding addiction and recovery. The recovery walk …

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Root Center’s Norwich Clinic Staff Attend Matt’s Mission Event

It was a great day for community outreach at Matt’s Mission. On September 8th, the Root Center for Advanced Recovery Staff from the Norwich Clinic attended the event, Matt’s Mission at the Veteran’s Park in Jewitt City, CT. Matt’s Mission is a small organization of people who are active in trying to get information and …

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