Host and Master of Ceremonies
Margaux Farrell

Margaux Farrell is a Connecticut native who grew up in Woodbridge. She was a swimmer at Amity High School where she competed, and was undefeated for 3 years running. After that she earned a scholarship to swim at Indiana University, where she was a school record holder, multiple time All-American recipient, and two year captain. She then went on to compete at the Olympic Games representing France, as she is a dual citizen, and earned a bronze medal in the 4 by 200 meter freestyle relay. Professionally, Margaux became a news anchor after hanging up the swim suit. Most recently, she was one of the weekday morning anchors at FOX61 in Hartford. She also freelances for the Big Ten Network for various sporting events. Most recently though, Margaux traded in the microphone for marketing. She is now the marketing director for Root Center for Advanced Recovery, a mental health and substance use disorder clinic.


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Meriden, Connecticut, 06451

About us

The CCB is an independent, non-governmental, 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that offers certification for addiction counselors, clinical supervisors, co-occurring disorders and prevention professionals in Connecticut. The Board has established specialty certificates in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and problem gambling for professionals licensed and credentialed in other behavioral healthcare domains. The Board is active in a number of important state-wide workforce development initiatives, provides training/continuing education and ensures that the trainings provided in Connecticut by approved vendors meet established standards.