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 […]