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Betting On A New Model For Substance Use Disorder Recovery In Connecticut

  Tri-Circle Incorporated, is working hard to create a new recovery model of care for substance use disorders and possible recurring mental health disorders. The non-profit organization is founded by Ana Gopoian and supported by a volunteer board. Many of the board members, including Christine Gagnon, have lost a loved one to addiction. The goal Read more…

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Folks on Spokes Bike Ride for Mental Health

Participate in Folks on Spokes 2018 and ride for mental health! Cyclists of all levels can enjoy the scenic, mapped routes around the Connecticut shoreline starting in Milford. Ride your bike to raise funds and awareness for mental health and addiction in our community. Distances are 5, 10, 20 and 40 miles or any combination of Read more…

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Be An Mental Health Ambassador At Your School, It Could Save A Life

  The Jordan Porco Foundation, based in Hartford, Connecticut is named after a young college student who took his own life. The organization, started by his parents, is set on removing the stigma around mental health so that young people can start talking to each other. Fresh Check Days are held on college campuses around the country, Read more…

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Jordan Porco Foundation Is A Guiding Light In Preventing Teen Suicide

With the pressures of today’s society, taking care of teens and young adults with mental health issues is more important than ever. Suicide among young people in America is climbing. The Jordan Porco Foundation, named after a young man who took his life in 2011, is leading the charge in getting young people to talk to each Read more…

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Helping Young Adults See Sunshine When They Don’t See Much

It’s a tough topic, suicide. Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 24? An estimated 1,100 college students take their lives every year in the United States. The Jordan Porco Foundation, founded in 2011 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, is doing something about this horrific Read more…

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