Mar 22
Hannah Jurewicz, Senior Director
Dungarvin Connecticut

Opioid Addiction and Recovery Awareness Day at the Connecticut State Capitol

CT Senator Richard Blumenthal speaking at the Opiod Addiction & Recovery Day at the Capitol

Did you know that opioid overdoses are on the rise; 30% in 52 areas across 45 states from 2016 to 2017? Specifically, it rose 70% in the Midwest, and 54% in large cities according to the Vital Signs Report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every day, more … Read Full Post

Mar 22
Hannah Jurewicz, Senior Director
Dungarvin Connecticut

Certified Mental Health First Aid Training Provided in Dungarvin Connecticut

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Dungarvin Connecticut is adding Mental Health First Aid to its Conditions of Employment training along with First Aid, CPR, and other mandated trainings.   What is Mental Health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that prepares participants to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders; to reach … Read Full Post

Oct 20
Hannah Jurewicz, Senior Director
Dungarvin Connecticut

Dungarvin Connecticut Celebrates Family and Friends

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This year, Dungarvin Connecticut celebrated our 6th year with a company picnic filled with family and friends.  We were joined by Mainstay’s Chef Charles who entertained and educated us about eating healthy and making food taste REALLY good! The smoothies were an enormous hit.   … Read Full Post

May 11
Hannah Jurewicz, Senior Director
Dungarvin Connecticut

Miriam and Anthony Advocate at the Capitol

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** Photo above depicts meeting Noreen Kokoruda ** When Miriam V. found out that people go to the Capitol to fight for (advocate) funding for programs, staff, and people who need supports, she wanted in! Miriam called me to schedule a meeting at our office to learn more about advocacy, and explained to me that … Read Full Post

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