United Way 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly-trained call specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to the resources in your community.
EMPS – Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services
Dial 2-1-1 to reach the Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services, which is a mobile intervention service for children and adolescents experiencing a behavioral or mental health crisis. 2-1-1 will put you in touch with trained mental health professionals across the state who can respond immediately by phone or face to face within 45 minutes.
The CT Suicide Advisory Board is a network of diverse advocates, educators and leaders concerned with addressing the problem of suicide with a focus on prevention, intervention, and health and wellness promotion. Their site holds contains a wealth of information including warning signs and resources.
CT Council on Problem Gambling
CCPG works to reduce the prevalence and impact of pathological gambling on individuals, families, and society. Their website provides warning signs, resources for getting help, and information about CT’s free problem gambling hotline, (888) 789-7777.