For Immediate Release
16 February 2011

Melissa Lamar
860.773.1407 (office)

Free Wellness Screenings at Tunxis


The community is invited to free screenings at Tunxis Community College in Farmington this spring.

March 10, 12-1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m., Administration Building corridor:

Screenings to help identify possible gambling problems will be held in recognition of National Problem Gambling Awareness Week March 6-12. The screenings will provide information for those who are concerned they or a family member may need help. Participants who are interested may meet privately with a counselor.

April 7, 11 am.-1 p.m., Administration Building corridor:

National Alcohol Screening Day offers the public and students the opportunity to learn what they need to know to draw the line with alcohol. A brief, private self-assessment asks participants about drinking habits and if their behaviors have changed as a result of drinking. Educational material will be available, as well as referrals to local treatment and support resources for those who need further evaluation.

For more information, or in the event of inclement weather, please call 860.773.1506, or email For information on Tunxis, visit