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How Executives and High-Status Professionals Recover From Addiction, Mental Illness: June 12 Talk

Samuel Ball Addiction Executives Silver Hill
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What works in treating high-achieving executives and high-status professionals for addiction or mental illness? And what doesn’t work? That’s the subject of a talk Wednesday, June 12 by Samuel Ball, Ph.D., the director of executive programs at Silver Hill Hospital. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Panel on Humanitarian Impact of Mideast Conflicts With Gen Petraeus, Former Sen Lieberman, June 18

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Grace Farms Foundation, in partnership with the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), invites the public to a discussion among military, public policy and research experts from 7:30 to 9 p.m., June 18 to discuss the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and their importance to United States national security and values. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘HAZE’ Documentary and Panel Discussion STILL ON for Tonight at Darien Library

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UPDATE: “[T]he screening of Haze tonight is on despite the Darien schools’ snow day. The roads are clear and the library is open!” Emily Larkin, the Thriving Youth Program director for the Community Fund of Darien announced Monday morning. Haze, a documentary about a college freshman who died from alcohol poisoning during a fraternity initiation in 2004, will be shown at Darien Library on Monday, March 4, followed by a panel discussion with experts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Presentation Thursday on How CT Schools Address Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities

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Dr. Margie Gillis will discuss “Understanding Dyslexia/Reading Disabilities: Using Data-driven Instruction to Make Progress,” about the process of getting the best support for every child who needs it. She also will answer questions. In this presentation, co-sponsored by Darien Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) and Darien Library, Gillis will discuss identification and instruction, advocacy and empowerment during her presentation from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Weekend-long Art Workshop, ‘Color Schemes and Strategies,’ at Rowayton Arts Center

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Patti Mollica will be teaching a workshop called “Bending Reality – Color Theory Schemes and Strategies” at the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) the weekend of Feb. 9 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Complimentary Dinner and Talk on Sleep Health for Parents of Premature Babies, Jan 29

John Ciannella neonatology
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In an effort to provide valuable resources and practical help for parents with premature babies, The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF) has announced their After the NICU Education Series for 2019 with their first program, “Sleep Health and Transitions” with Dr. John Ciannella, a neonatologist at Stamford Hospital. (more…) Continue Reading →

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