Our Partners

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut. www.ct.gov/dmhas

International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium Inc. (IC&RC) - The Connecticut Certification Board is a proud member of IC&RC, which protects the public by establishing standards and facilitating reciprocity for the credentialing of addiction-related professionals. The largest organization of its kind, IC&RC represents more than 40,000 professionals worldwide. www.internationalcredentialing.org

SAMHSA - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established a clear vision for its work -- a life in the community for everyone. To realize this vision, the Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA is gearing all of its resources -- programs, policies and grants -- toward that outcome. www.samhsa.gov



Department of Public Health (DPH) serves to "protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut". www.ct.gov/dph


Department of Correction (DOC) - Since 1968 the Connecticut Department of Correction has proudly served and protected the citizens of the State of Connecticut, by daily ensuring the safety, security and order of our 18-correctional facilities in a manner which is widely viewed as a national model. www.ct.gov/doc


Department of Children and Families (DCF) - Working together with families and communities to improve child safety, ensure that more children have permanent families, and advance the overall well-being of children is the central focus of the Department of Children and Families (DCF). www.ct.gov/dcf


The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) advocates at the state level for policies and priorities that are pro-recovery. Why? Because a pro-recovery agenda is fiscally sound and socially wise. www.ccar.us


Focus on Recovery (FOR-U) is a peer-support program staffed entirely by paid and volunteer consumers who have been trained by Mary Ellen Copeland as facilitators of her Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Our training center is located in downtown East Hartford, CT. www.focusonrecovery.org


The Program for Recovery and Community Health (PRCH) is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Mental Health Center of the Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine and the Institution for Social and Policy Studies of Yale University. www.yale.edu/prch

Slingshot Solutions provides direct on-target strategies, innovation, problem solving, and the right set of communication skills to achieve success in today's political climate, especially for smaller associations. www.slingshotsolutions.net


The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), a component of the Executive Office of the President, establishes policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program. The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences. www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov



COUNSELOR, the magazine for Addiction Professionals is a national, peer-reviewed publication that blends the in-depth information often found in journals with the ease-of-read and style of a magazine. The magazine has a circulation of 21,000+ addiction treatment professionals – including psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, criminal justice personnel, nurses, clinical supervisors, social workers, and mental health counselors. www.counselormagazine.com



The CCB and the IGCCB collaborate on the NCPG I & II credentialing process in Connecticut. In 1984, the national gambling counselor certification program recognized the need to promote a competency based certification program for professionals treating problem and pathological gamblers and their families. The IGCCB currently contracts with the National Council on Problem Gambling to administer this program. www.igccb.org



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