About Region 1 

Communities include: Bridgeport, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton

Region 1 Coordinator

Dena Miccinello, Program Manager, The Hub, a division of RYASAP
2470 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605

Dena Miccinello is a Program Manager at The Hub a Division of RYASAP and coordinates the Region One Gambling Awareness Team (GAT). The GAT consists of community stakeholders working toward raising awareness and developing prevention and treatment capacity in the region. We host gambling awareness trainings and webinars and meets quarterly to review gambling trends, needs, gaps, and access to treatment. Prior to working at the Hub, Dena served in the AmeriCorps program, Prevention Corps with TPAUD, Trumbull’s Prevention Partnership, focusing on the opioid epidemic and spent time working in lead poisoning prevention for The Naugatuck Valley Health District. Most recently, Dena was the Prevention Coordinator at the Durham Middlefield Local Wellness Coalition focusing on substance use prevention. She was awarded the RYASAP Above & Beyond Award in 2018, is a board member of the Connecticut Public Health Association’s Health Education Committee, and is a board member for the Connecticut Association Of Prevention Professionals. Dena was a lifeguard and aquatics director for over 10 years where her passion of helping others started. Prevention is the way she now helps community members live a safe and healthy life. In her free time, she enjoys baking sourdough bread, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her loved ones.

Gambling Awareness Team 2024 Meeting Dates:

March No Meeting – Problem Gambling Awareness Month

April 9, 2024 – virtually via Teams 2:30 – 4:00

June 11, 2024 – In Person 2:30 – 4:00

For more information and for the virtual meeting links, please contact the Gambling Awareness Team Coordinator, Dena Miccinello at dmiccinello@ryasap,org.