DECEMBER 2020 SPEAKER: Stephen Feathers from Perception Programs, INC

In response to Covid, Matt’s Mission will be partnering with Griswold PRIDE and featuring a speaker each month to provide information on various treatment resources. This month Stephen Feathers grabbed the mic to share some information about the services offered by Perception Programs, Inc, such as the Syringe Service Program. Watch this month’s video below! […]

Norwich area providers cope with collision of opioid crisis and pandemic

Griswold, CT –   Kathleen Dufficy and Kelly Barrett of Matt’s Mission were among a small group of local community organizations that met with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, during a Zoom roundtable Friday to discuss how they’re coping with what Courtney characterized as the collision of the opioid crisis and the coronavirus pandemic. Check […]

Local Businesses Step Up to Carry Life Saving Medication

Griswold, CT –   Connecticut has seen a 22 percent increase in opioid overdose deaths in 2020. At this rate, CT will surpass last year’s record of nearly 1,200 drug overdose deaths, a statistic that didn’t sit well with Matt’s Mission and Griswold Pride. Overdoses frequently occur in public places, but many businesses aren’t prepared to respond or even identify one. PRIDE […]

Griswold Pride Partners With Matt’s Mission for Narcan Awareness & Education

Griswold Pride has partnered with Matt’s Mission on a new initiative with Matt’s Mission to make Griswold a recovery friendly community and prevent overdose deaths. Check out this video from Miranda Nagle of Griswold Pride, feeaturing Matt’s Mission President & Founder, Kathleen Dufficy and Mike Minarsky of SNSN Radio. Visit Griswold Pride on Facebook and […]

Jewett City Hope and Compassion Flyer - July 2020 - Featured Image

Jewett City Hope & Compassion July 2020

Join us for our third monthly virtual Jewett City Hope & Compassion gathering on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The event will feature guest speakers and all are welcome to attend. This month’s speaker will be Shannon Derby from the Connecticut Department of Corrections. Shannon Derby , LPC, LADC is a Clinical Counselor […]

Featured Image – Jewett City HAC – June 2020

Jewett City Hope & Compassion June 2020

Join us for our second monthly virtual Jewett City Hope & Compassion gathering on Thursday, June 4th, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The event will feature guest speakers and all are welcome to attend. This month’s speaker will be John Lally of TodayIMatter.org. John Lally, founder of TodayIMatter.org is an APRN, MSN, MA, President. Grieving Father. […]

May 2020 - Jewett City Hope and Compassion Event Details Featured

Jewett City Hope & Compassion May 2020

Join us for our first virtual Jewett City Hope & Compassion gathering on Thursday, May 7th, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The event will feature guest speakers and all are welcome to attend. This month’s speaker will be Judith Allik. Judith Allik is a psychologist who specializes in school psychology. Judith practices in Voluntown, CT, with […]

April 2020 - Jewett City Hope and Compassion Event Details Featured

Jewett City Hope & Compassion Apr 2020

Join us for the Jewett City Hope & Compassion gathering on Thursday, April 2nd, 2019 at 6:00 pm. The event will feature guest speakers and all are welcome to attend. This month’s speaker will be Juan Torres. Juan Torres is a Case Manager for the ACT team at Southeastern Mental Health Authority in Norwich, Certified Recovery […]