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Five Fairfield County health centers receive $871K from feds

Connecticut’s congressional delegation issued a joint statement welcoming the funding, but also challenged the White House to do more.

MCCA opens addiction treatment clinic in Bridgeport

This is the second Fairfield County facility for MCCA, which runs an inpatient treatment center in Danbury.

Gov. Dannel Malloy signs law increasing state’s anti-opioid abuse efforts

Among its provisions, the law allows patients to file a voluntary non-opioid form in their medical records indicating that they do not want to be prescribed or administered opioid drugs.

Connecticut steps up fight against costly opioid addiction

Connecticut is on pace to record 888 drug overdoses this year, compared with 729 in 2015 and 568 in 2014.