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Why Recovery Coaching Works
January 16, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pmFree
Wednesday, January 16th, 2018 7-8PM
New Canaan YMCA—Wagner Room
564 South Avenue, New Canaan
This month’s topic covers how recovery coaching is an important tool in the continuum of care approach to address addiction. The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) is the global leader in training recovery coaches, with over 30,000 trained to-date. Michael Askew, Director of Recovery Advocacy at CCAR, will give an overview of the training and use of CCAR recovery coaches in various settings throughout Connecticut. Trey Laird, CEO of The Lighthouse Recovery 365, will describe how ongoing coaching and mentoring in the local community helps improve recovery success rates to 80% or higher. Recovery 365 is based at 34 Elm Street in New Canaan.