Mental Health Services Available In Connecticut

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The following is a list of some of the mental health services available in Connecticut.

The Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital: The facility offers continuum of care across the spectrum of behavioral health services. It’s one of the first hospitals to treat mental health disorders in the U.S., and the first of its kind in Connecticut. Call: 860-545-7000

Natchaug Hospital: Natchaug provides inpatient and outpatient treatment for behavioral health – from psychiatric illness to chemical dependency to residents in Eastern Connecticut. Call: 860-456-1311

Rushford: Provides treatment programs for addiction and mental health disorders with offices in Middletown, Meriden, Portland, Glastonbury and Durham. Call: 877-577-3233

The Wheeler Clinic: The Wheeler Clinic is an independent, community-based organization that provides a comprehensive, continuum of mental health and substance abuse recovery services, primary care, special education, child welfare, early childhood, community justice, foster care, employee assistance, prevention and wellness programs. Call: 860-793-3500

Mental Health Association of Connecticut: Primary goals of MHAC are education, advocacy, and service. Call: 800-842-1501 ext 110

National Alliance on Mental Illness: NAMI offers a toll free help line for people living with mental illness. Call: 800-215-3021

National Institute of Mental Health: Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. Call: 301-443-4513

United Way (2-1-1-): Providing health and human services to Connecticut residents by providing information, education and connection to services. Call: 2-1-1

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A 24- hour, toll- free, confidential suicide prevention hotline. Call: 800-273- 8255

Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services: A mobile intervention service for children and adolescents experiencing a behavioral or mental health crisis. Call: 2-1-1

Kids Mental Health Info: To learn about children’s mental health issues and find resources in Connecticut. The site includes a map of mental health centers offering TF-CBT, an evidenced-based trauma treatment for children.

Keep The Promise: The coalition was founded in 1999 and is dedicated to advocating for community mental health systems for adults, children and families. Call: 860-882-0236

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: The mission of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is to improve the quality of life of the people of Connecticut by providing an integrated network of comprehensive, effective and efficient mental health and addiction services that foster self-sufficiency, dignity and respect. Call: 860-418-7000

Department of Children and Families: The mission of DCF is working together with families and communities for children who are healthy, safe, smart and strong. Call: 800-842-2288

Chrysalis Center: Providing social services and developing affordable housing. Call: 860-263-4400

Community Renewal Team: Giving people the skills and the resources to become self-sufficient. Call: 860-560-5600

InterCommunity: Providing physical and mental health services for optimum health and recovery. Call: 860-569-5900

Jewish Family Services: Assisting people through life cycle transition. Call: 860-904-6041

The Jordan Matthew Porco Memorial Foundation: Preventing suicide in the college and college-entry student population through programs and activities. Call: 860-904-6041

Klingberg Family Centers: Helping to build healing relationships in families. Call: 860-243-4416

Source: Organization websites

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