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Deadly Addiction: Heroin

Faith, recovery and sharing a way of life for Norwich man

Faith, recovery and sharing a way of life for Norwich man

Fifty-two year old Frank Novajovsky heads up the local chapter of Reformers Unanimous, a faith-based recovery program at the Stedfast Baptist Church in Groton. This year, he also has been involved in a community effort to help those addicted to opioids, attending vigils and offering help and prayer.

GALLERIES: Deadly Addiction: Heroin

Man accused of 2015 Montville robbery arrested last week

Michael Caccavale was extradited from a New York prison and served with a felony arrest warrant.

Montville overdose could have been prevented, mother and fiancee say

Chris Soper's mother, Janet Lynch of Preston, wishes she had not seen her son as he looked after being dropped off by friends and dying of an overdose at the end of his driveway.

Rooms of recovery go online to observe social distancing

The recovery community has had to be creative in order to stay connected during this grim and stressful moment in history.

Drug overdose deaths continue to increase in New London, Norwich, state

Drug overdose deaths continued to rise in the New London and Norwich last year, a sobering fact that local health and social services advocates say is a sad reminder that the fight against the opioid addiction crisis is ongoing.

Three dozen Norwich agencies trying to combat opioid overdose crisis

Two city agencies and three dozen partner agencies will use $1.3 million in grants to try to reduce substance abuse.

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Rising 'deaths of despair' a national crisis

Recent bad news that overdose deaths are up again in the region is part of a bigger story of may people, particularly young people, drawn to addiction and suicide.

Busting a drug ring

That local businesses were implicated in the alleged laundering of drug money added to the disheartening and disconcerting aspects of this story.

Need for teen program shows extent of crisis

The program, which combines intensive therapy along with medication-assisted treatment, aims to prevent youth from falling deeper into addiction’s throes.

Continuing local progress in opioid fight

The ultimate measure of a new state law, a New London city ordinance, and a voluntary certification program for sober homes will be whether more addicts survive re-entry into daily life.

Story of hope

George Walker has moved forward, one day at a time, as have millions like him.