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Newtown Parent Connection

2 Washington Square
Newtown, CT 06470

Newtown Parent Connection started as a grassroots organization so that parents could network with one another to discuss the drug issues we were facing in our town. We believe that knowledge is power, and by becoming better informed, we can begin to take the steps necessary to prevent or treat the problem. The mission of the Newtown Parent Connection is to educate and empower the community in the prevention of substance abuse and to embrace families in crisis. We work with individuals and families to build resiliency and strengthen the connection amongst family members. Strong families help create strong communities. We work in conjunction with town agencies, the schools, religious communities, and police departments, to enlighten our community in order to prevent the use of drugs and alcohol amongst our youth.
Your support will help us to sustain: our weekly Hope & Support groups in Newtown and Fairfield for parents & caregivers impacted by a loved one's possible or confirmed involvement with substances our monthly bereavement group for those who have suffered the loss of a child or loved one due to substance abuse or catastrophic circumstances our educational forums designed to share best practices and cutting edge information from a wide range of experts in mental health, parenting, and substance abuse prevention and treatment access to critical mental health care and substance abuse treatment services for the member of our community and surrounding communities. and of course, our one to one peer support designed to help caregivers navigate the complexities of getting their loved one into treatment.
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