FOX47 Madison by BRADY MALLORY Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 Video link. "We can't go out, so let's stay in and drink." That was what a lot of Americans thought and did a year ago when the pandemic began. For the first time in a year, since COVID-19 began spreading across the United States forcing Americans to stay home, retail alcohol sales have fallen.
During the COVID crisis, Connections provides both office based and telehealth Individual psychotherapy, psychiatry, and IOP. Groups at Connections are active via video link. If you are a Connections patient exhibiting flu-like symptoms, PLEASE protect yourself and others, cancel appointments via phone or email.
Connections Counseling supports speaking out against racial injustice. We stand with those who are fighting for systemic reform, safety and equity for all people. We are committed to acknowledge and dismantle any inequities within our policies, systems, programs, and services so we can better support our staff and clients.
After more than two decades of Wisconsin's Opioid crisis, five individuals have chosen to share their recovery stories, offering hope to many others. Within this five part series, hosted by madison.com, read about two individuals who Connections Counseling personally helped during their journey to a drug free lifestyle. Read this five part series here.
Connections Counseling therapist, Alex Kress, explains the harmful affects of substance abuse at an early age and how struggling teens can find the road to recovery.
When I was first trying to get sober.. I remember telling my group at Connections Counseling in Madison that I couldn't imagine a life without music festivals and concerts.. they were what I lived for! I loved being social and DANCING.. and for me at that time that also meant being immersed in alcohol and drugs.
At a recent training I attended, one of the presenters struck a chord with me. A sergeant from the Greenfield (Wisc.) Police Department talked about the success his agency had with a heroin recovery program. The agency had an agreement with a local hospital to provide immediate treatment to those who came to the police asking for help. I thought to myself, “What a great idea!"