New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council

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Teen/Young Adult Resources

NIDA for teens: Information and resources for teens
Above the Influence: Information and support for teens and young adults
TurningpointCT: Created by young people in recovery from mental health and substance use issues. Peer support.

40 Developmental Assets for Teens Outline of the 40 building blocks of healthy development as identified by the Search Institute

Local AA meetings specifically for teens and young adults:

Family & Children’s Aid A Better Choice Adolescent Outpatient Substance Abuse Program: Outpatient substance abuse options for youth and their families. (203) 748-5689

Westconn AA meetings: Young Peoples AA Meetings (open meetings)

Saturday at 11pm-12am at Alumni Hall, Midtown Campus

Sunday at 8:00 pm at Alumni Hall, Midtown Campus

Ridgefield Young People’s AA meeting (open): Mondays 7-8:30 PM @ the offices of Insight Counseling, 103 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT. Speaker discussion meeting. 203-431-9726

S.M.A.R.T Recovery Teen and Youth Support Program:  From website: SMART recovery is not-for-profit self-help mutual support group for people dealing with any sort of addictive behavior. There do not seem to be support groups in this area, but they do have online support programs and information.

Services for Children and Youth in Greater Danbury Area

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