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The candlelight remembrance at last year’s event honored those who have died of drug overdoses.

FADE 5K: Hope, healing Aug. 30

The FADE 5K returns to the Shelton Riverwalk Pavilion on Thursday, Aug. 30 — promoting hope, healing recovery and erasing the stigma of addiction.

Struggling teens invited to free support group

Beginning Feb. 16, a free SMART Recovery support group for teens ages 16 to 18 will be held every Friday from 3:30-5 p.m., at Wakeman Hall in the First Congregational Church, Fairfield.

Watch: ‘Straight Talk’ on opioid addiction, using Narcan to save lives

Ellen Brezovsky and Kera Townshend join Tracey Masella to discuss the realities of addiction and demonstrate how Narcan saves lives.

Randi Silverman, the CEO and co-founder of The Youth Mental Health Project with Straight Talk host, Tracey Masella.

Watch: Youth Mental Health Project aims to eliminate fear, shame

On this month’s episode of Straight Talk with Tracey, Randi Silverman of The Youth Mental Health Project, discusses how the organization works to empower parents and caregivers.

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