Goodbye, Erin!

Please join us in saying a very bittersweet goodbye to our beloved Office Administrator & Intake Coordinator, Erin Lent. Erin has been...

New free support groups & trainings

Teachers, parents, teens: Positive Directions is pleased to have new online offerings for everyone! Scroll down to learn about our new...

New High School Support Group

High school can be a stressful time for kids. Positive Directions is offering a new support group for high school students focused on the...

Reimagining Our Alcohol Habits

Why does "having fun" always seem to involve alcohol? How many of your social relationships typically involve alcohol? What is it like...

Fairfield County Giving Day

For eight years, hundreds of nonprofits and thousands of community members have joined together in celebration of local philanthropy on...

Positive Directions is Giving Back

With GivingTuesday quickly approaching, the Positive Directions team will be showing its generosity and giving spirit by donating and...

GivingTuesday

History of GivingTuesday GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. GivingTuesday is...

AmazonSmile Charity Designation

Dear Positive Directions Supporters, Please consider selecting Positive Directions - The Center for Prevention and Counseling, Inc. as...

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day

It’s a time to remember those affected by suicide, to raise awareness, and to focus efforts on directing treatment to those who need it...

Observing Overdose Awareness in 2021

Tragically, each year thousands of people--from all walks of life--die from drug overdose. In 2021, overdose deaths have increased as a...

Welcome to our New Executive Director!

The Positive Directions Board of Directors is very pleased to announce that Vanessa Wilson, MA, LMFT has joined the organization as...

Safe & Sober for the 4th

With the Fourth of July coming up, people will be celebrating--and for the first time in CT, adults will be legally allowed to use not...

Peer Support with Ally!

We are so proud to partner with TurningPointCT in offering limited peer support hours with our specialist Ally Kernan. For more...

Can Gambling become an addiction?

Can gambling become an addiction? You bet it can! Gambling—like alcohol and other psychoactive drugs—can develop into an abusive pattern...

Roundtable with Elected Officials

Positive Directions was recently honored to host US Senator Chris Murphy, State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg (Westport), and Westport First...