Stafford, CONNECTICUT

COVID-19 RESPONSE

For the latest information, executive orders, and guidance related to coronavirus (COVID-19), visit ct.gov/coronavirus

Mental Health &

Crisis Intervention Resources 

We care about the health and well-being of our community. Naturally, there are many fears and anxieties surrounding COVID-19 and suspension of our daily routines. This can cause strong emotions in both adults and children. While we continue social distancing practices, please know you are not alone. If you should need, the following are a selection of resources, web pages and information sheets on mental health and coping with the effects of COVID-19:

portal.ct.gov/dmhas

DMHAS Warm line:  

portal.ct.gov/DMHAS/Programs-and-Services/Advocacy/Warm-Lines

 

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak 

intherooms.com/home

In The Rooms is a free online recovery tool that offers 130 weekly online meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues. We embrace multiple pathways to recovery, including all 12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health modalities.

        

  • National Alliance on Mental Health CT NAMI-CT

namict.org/find-support/support-groups - Virtual support groups and education programs

Stay connected with others via phone support:

 

  • SAMHSA’s free 24-hour Disaster Distress Helpline:  

1-800-985-5990 if lonely or need support

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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