Mental Health &
Crisis Intervention Resources
This continues to be a difficult time as Stafford, the State of Connecticut and the entire country face increasing COVID-19 infections and restrictions. You may be experiencing anxiety, depression, sadness and stress. In addition to calling the statewide 211 number for resources the links below offer different resources for you and your family to help with your overall mental health. Stafford Family Services is also available for on-going therapy by appointment only (call 860-684-4239) if you need additional clinical supports. In an emergency please remember to call 911.
Stafford Family Services
By Appointment Only
Call: (860) 684-4239
Free resources to support mental health and wellness:
Coping with Corona: Mental health supports in a pandemic
Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network - access a variety of resources and services
Virtual Recovery Resources for Substance Use and Mental Illness
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance misuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.
Call: (860) 418-7000
COACH (COVID-19 Assistance for Community Health:
Provides FREE community support and outreach services in Connecticut in response to the unprecedented public health crisis, COVID-19. This program is made possible through grant funding provided by FEMA.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Stay connected with others via phone and virtual support.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Stay connected with others via phone and virtual support.
SAMHSA’s free 24-hour Disaster Distress Helpline:
1-800-985-5990 if lonely or need support
SAMHSA's COVID-19 Resources and Information
CT’s other Crisis Support 24/7 hotlines:
Mobile psychiatric crisis: Dial 211, option 1
Dial 911 and ask for Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer
Center for Sexual Assault hotline: 888-999-5545
Domestic Violence Hotline: 888-774-2900
Substance Use Access Line: 800-563-4086
Problem Gambling Helpline: 888-789-7777
Smoking Quit Line: 800-QUITNOW
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, Press 1
National Crisis Text Line: Send text to 741741
Suicide Lifeline: 800-273-TALK
Law Enforcement Officers Hotline: 800-COPLINE
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