Trevor Project: Crisis intervention services for LGBTQ youth 24/7 Crisis phone line and Mon-Fri 3-10 EST youth can text START to 678678 for support
Find substance use treatment information 24/7 in CT: (800) 563-4086(DMHAS)
REGIONAL CRISIS line for adult mental health crisis: (800) 586-9903
Suicide Prevention Information
Youth Suicide- Let’s Give Them Hope,' a good article from Heysigmund.com: “What I do know is that our kids need us. They need to see hope in our eyes and feel heard and accepted when they come to us. We need to help them understand that they are not alone in a world that feels so lonely.”
National Alliance on Mental illness (NAMI) is a nationwide organization, and this is their Connecticut branch. They have information about local parent support groups, a Guide to Navigating a Mental health Crisis, Know the Signs education, and a Help Line (NOT for crisis) 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or
Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. “HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues.