Connecticut is among the top ten states with the highest rates of opioid-related deaths. The epidemic is on the rise affecting users and families alike at an alarming rate. It is our mission to create and promote a positive work environment for those affected by the crisis.
CT Recovers involves a 300-hour counselor training program with an addiction-based curriculum based on your current education level and personal interest. The program starts you on a path to become a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor, Certified Addiction Counselor, Certified Alcohol, or Drug Counselor, or a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
Applicants must be:
- 18 years of age or over
- An unemployed or underemployed Dislocated Worker
- Figures go by WIOA guidelines
- A resident of the Northwest Region
- Directly or indirectly affected by the opioid crisis
- If the applicant can answer yes to knowing a friend/family member affected by opioids, they are eligible.
- To enter a training in the recovery curriculum, the applicant must have a minimum of 2 years of sobriety.
For many trainings, the applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent, which can be obtained while attending many of the trainings. Any training facilitated at a college the recipient must obtain a diploma before entering training.
How to Apply
Applicants interested in learning more about the program are encouraged to contact Sami Hajrula or Kimberly Leduc.