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COVID Information and Mental Health Resources
- COVID-19 Manage Anxiety and Stress (Spanish)
- Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource (Spanish)
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
- Countering COVID-19 Stigma and Racism: Tips for Parents and Caregivers
- 211: Get Connected. Get Help
- ¡Colorín Colorado!
- Free Online Mental Health Resources During the Corona Virus Epidemic
- Seniors Guide to Mental Health during Coronavirus (65+)
- Kids in Crisis: 203-327-KIDS
- Text the Crisis Text Line at 741741
- Call the National Suicide Life Line at 800-273-8255
- Call The Trevor Project (LGBTQ support): 866-488-7386
- For CT’s mobile crisis: Dial 2-1-1, select option 1
- Call 911 and ask for a Crisis Intervention Trained (CIT) officer
- Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers.
- Dial 877- 565-8860
Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Resources
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Alateen–Resources for teenagers to help cope with a family members substance abuse, alcoholism and/or drug addiction
- Al-Anon Meetings/Resources– Resources for family members of substance abusers
- Alcoholics Anonymous–Resources for those suffering with alcoholism and addiction
- Narcotics Anonymous Meetings/Resources–Resources for those suffering from Opiate Addiction
Grief Counseling Resources and Support:
- The Cove Center for Grieving Children
- The Dougy Center: The National Center for Grieving Children and Families
- National Alliance for Grieving Children
- Addressing Grief: Brief Facts and Tips
- When Grief/Loss Hits Close to Home: Tips for Caregivers
- Warm Lines in Connecticut. Please note that these are not crisis lines. In an emergency, please call 9-1-1. Warm Lines are telephone support services staffed by people who have experience/expertise with mutual support. The days/hours of operation vary.
- The Hartford Warm Line is a peer run warm line based in Connecticut but open to national callers. There is one Spanish speaking counselor (limited hours) and there are no call limits. There are no chat or text capabilities.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness Warmline Directory
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Mental Health and COVID-19 – Information And Resources
Public Health Emergency Crisis Intervention:
The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.