Committed To Our Community.
Motivated By Our Kids.
July 2021
Summer with DMYFS & DMLWC
Join us this summer at the Durham Farmers Market as we introduce our newest campaign G.R.O.W. to the community. We will have free giveaways, prevention materials, community resources, activity/craft kits and more!
Visit to read and learn more about this new community campaign! A huge thank you to Bronwyn Commins for your commitment to DMLWC & DMYFS for helping promote our work in the community.
Lynna Vo, Assistant Program Coordinator-
Many may recognize Lynna Vo from her time with DMYFS & DMLWC as a summer intern and involvement in EDGE but we have the pleasure of formally introducing Lynna as our Assistant Program Coordinator.
Nora O'Connell, Summer Intern-
We have the pleasure of introducing Nora O’Connell as our DMYFS & DMLWC summer intern.
July 4th to the 10th DMLWC participated in National Marijuana Facts Week with our friends and prevention partner's at Johnny's Ambassadors! With the most recent marijuana legislation in Connecticut, it is important that we understand what marijuana is, it’s effects and dangers. For more information please visit
Staff attended The CADCA Mid-Year training institute this July virtually! This conference featured 100+ sessions from the top substance use and misuse prevention experts in the field today. Innovative strategies that we can implement immediately!
We have loved hosting summer fun activity days at our office, it is great to hear children laughing and having fun again! Stay tuned for more activity days, visit to learn more.
Washington Journal: Kevin Sabet Discusses State and...

Kevin Sabet of the anti-legalization group Smart Approaches to Marijuana talked about efforts on both the federal and state level to legalize the drug.

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Thank you Dr. Kevin Sabet, from Smart Approaches to Marijuana, for speaking on c-span on the many dangers of legalized marijuana. Please take some time to listen to these powerful words. Kevin talks about regulations, marijuana's threat to mental health, the potential link between marijuana and the opioid crisis, second and third hand marijuana smoke and the reality that the most harm for marijuana normalization falls upon vulnerable communities.
Fall with DMYFS & DMLWC
Please join us for this informative session on the dangers of youth marijuana use. This presentation is timely and important because marijuana may be legal in Connecticut but it will always be illegal and dangerous for youth.

Johnny's Ambassadors presentation by Laura Stack "The Dangerous Truth About Today's Marijuana"

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021
6:00 to 7:30 PM eastern
Join us at the 101 Durham Fair!!

DMYFS will be selling apple crisp this year at the Durham Fair and we are so excited to see you in September! Follow the link below to register for a volunteer spot!
Check out our 2021-2022 monthly coalition meeting schedule. 
New research shows people who volunteer experience a boost in their mental health—good news at a time when more than a third of Americans are experiencing symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. Get involved with CASA to help yourself and others! 
Please share with anyone looking to make a positive impact in Durham, Middlefield and Rockfall! 🙂
Text Us - Crisis Text Line

First, you're in a crisis. Crisis doesn't just mean thinking about ending your own life. It's any painful emotion and anytime you need support. So, you text us at 741741. Your opening message can say anything. Keywords like "HOME," "START" and...

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Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor
Durham Middlefield Youth & Family Services
Durham Middlefield Local Wellness Coalition
405 Main Street, Suite 11 Middlefield, Ct 06455
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