Did you know?
Connecticut passed a "Good Samaritan Law" which provides immunity from arrest or prosecution for possession of illegal drugs if the person is seeking emergency medical help for themselves or for someone else who is experiencing a drug overdose.
For more information on drug overdose and how to save the life of someone experiencing an overdose, click here.
WHO WE ARE
Norwich Unhooked is a community campaign to end the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol in Norwich, Connecticut. Founded in 2017, Norwich Unhooked is an effort on behalf of the Partnerships for Success Grant which was awarded to Norwich in 2016 through DMHAS (CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Service).
WHAT WE DO
The goal of Norwich Unhooked is to connect individuals and families with information, support, and services for substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment. Norwich Unhooked reaches out to the community in order to develop partnerships and improve communication through programs, events, information, and success stories from people in recovery.
Norwich Unhooked is a partnership of human services, youth and family services, schools, law enforcement officials, faith-based organizations, parents/caregivers, youth and young adults, healthcare providers and community support services.
Watch this video by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to learn more about how to use naloxone (commonly referred to as Narcan) to reverse the signs of an opioid overdose.
Are you or someone you love dealing with an addiction?
You are not fighting alone.
Norwich Unhooked partners with multiple local doctors, counselors, and hospitals in Norwich to help aid the community with substance abuse disorder treatment and prevention measures.