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Depression does not discriminate. Depression does not discriminate. Money, fame, and privilege protect no one from the often crippling effects of depression. The team at Progressive Institute, a dual-licensed psychiatric and substance use outpatient treatment...
Here’s Why We Need to Address Alcohol Addiction in the U.S. In April 1987, Mary Mann, an alcoholic in recovery, founded the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). Her goal was to help people find and get treatment from alcohol addiction. The...
In a recent survey, it turns out that nearly all of us know someone who is suffering from anxiety and depression or is losing control of their alcohol or drug use. Simply put, the social restrictions placed on us by the coronavirus pandemic have caused many of us to feel we’re spiraling out of control.
Sacred Heart University is proud to announce the expansion of the collegiate recovery program to include integrated recovery coaching with their partner-in-care, Progressive Institute. The services are available in person at the main campus in Fairfield, CT and virtually via telehealth.
In this month’s Progressive Profile, we are pleased to introduce Kerry Lassen, Clinical Director at Progressive Institute. Part of the team since the Fall of 2019 and a licensed clinical social worker, Kerry leads the Progressive staff of therapists dedicated to treating mental health and substance use issues.
Overcoming addiction to alcohol or drugs has dramatic effects on relationships, family dynamics, and careers, leaving those in recovery with so many questions surrounding, “Now what?”. Brian Nash, Director of Recovery Coaching at Progressive Institute and over six years alcohol-free, is no exception.
The Progressive Institute is a dual-licensed psychiatric and addiction outpatient treatment facility. Our purpose is to provide compassionate treatment and support for the mental health and substance addiction needs in our community through a unique combination of research-backed treatment modalities, medical informatics and medication-assisted treatment programs.