General Mental Health Information for Families

Learn more about specific mental health conditions and treatment.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

A grassroots organization providing support, education and advocacy for people in CT affected by mental illness.

Crisis Resources

If your child is in crisis or a danger to themselves or others, call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Call 2-1-1, CT’s free information and referral line. Ask for Mobile Crisis Intervention Services for children. These providers will often come to where the child is located and provide assistance and assessment. NOTE: If calling by cell phone, 2-1-1 can also be reached toll-free at: 800-203-1234.

National Suicide Prevention Life Line-For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 or text “LISTEN” to 741741.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website