Local Contact - Derby

Young Adult and Family Project (CCAR)

223 Elizabeth Street, Derby, CT, 06418

Phone: (203) 870-9132


Mission: Along with organizing the recovery community (people in recovery, family members, friends and allies) to 1) put a face on recovery and 2) provide recovery support services, we also promote recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction through advocacy, education and service. CCAR strives to end discrimination surrounding addiction and recovery, open new doors and remove barriers to recovery, maintain and sustain recovery regardless of the pathway, all the while ensuring that all people in recovery, and people seeking recovery, are treated with dignity and respect.

BHcare is licensed by the Department of Public Health, and is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

BHcare is designated by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services as the Local Mental Health Authority for the following towns:
Valley: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton.
Shoreline: Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Madison, North Branford and North Haven.


"BHcare now offers Medication Assisted Treatment including the prescription of buprenorphine (Suboxone®) for treatment of opioid dependence. You can take your first step on the road to recovery today with a simple phone call! Ansonia: (203) 736-2601"

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Local Contact- Ansonia

BHcare Valley Offices
435 East Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401
Phone: 203-736-2601


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Naugatuck Valley Overdose Prevention & Education

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Community Resources

N.O.P.E. Campaign

On December 4, 2017, the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) announced the launch of a new website which provides real-time information on bed availability for addiction services. The website gives users real-time information of availability for approximately 1,000 DMHAS-funded beds including detoxification services, residential addiction treatment and recovery housing. The information on the website will be updated by providers multiple times throughout the day. - DMHAS Press Release


To access this resource, please visit http://www.ctaddictionservices.com/index.php?bedView=DETOX 

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