CCAR holds Connecticut’s first Recovering Community Organization meeting
Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery officially named
5 founding members spoke at statewide CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) conference, publicly for the first time putting a face on recovery, resulting in initial funding from DMHAS
Mailing list topped 100
Awarded an original CSAT Recovery Community Support Program (RCSP) grant
Awarded funding from DMHAS
60 members attended 1st Legislative Day at State Capitol
1st Board of Directors meeting held
15 members spoke at CSAT Public Hearing in Hartford "Changing the Conversation, A National Plan to Improve Substance Abuse Treatment"
140 attended CCAR Conference” In Celebration of Recovery!"
1st video “Putting a Face on Recovery” released
5 people in recovery selected to serve on DMHAS State Advisory Board, 2 appointed by Governor
Recovery Support Services Concept Paper submitted to CSAT for conference grant