Self Help

Being a teenager isn’t easy. You’re changing in countless numbers of ways and nobody, especially you, can be expected to understand all of them. That is why we put together a list of helpful links to refer to. We hope they help!


Mental Health

Depression
Suicide Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Grief 
Good Grief Group (860) 928 – 0422 Ext 2042 National Certified Crisis Hotline
1 (800) SUICIDE (784 – 2433) 24 Hours
1 (200) 273 TALK (273 – 8255) 24 Hours State of CT Certified Hotline dial 211 (24 hours)

LGBT+


Relationships

Teen Dating
Abusive Relationships
Getting Over a Break-Up
Sexual Health
Planned Parenthood (860) 889-5211
Domestic Violence Hotline (860) 886-4370

Substance Abuse

Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholic Parent
Al-Anon/Alateen – (888) 8AL-ANON – that’s (888) 825–2666

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Opioid Treatment and Services Hotline
1 (800) 563-4086

Narcotics Abuse

Narcotics Anonymous 1 (800) 627 – 3543For Meetings:
Day Kimball Support Groups

Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline 1 (800) 842 – 2288 (24 Hours)


Crisis Information

Infoline for Teens: provides crisis intervention as well as information about community services available. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Sponsored by the United Way of Connecticut. Just Dial 2-1-1

Infoline 
Dial 1-800-203-1234 outside of Connecticut

State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the:
DCF Hotline at 1-800-842-2288

National Runaway Switchboard – 
1-800-621-4000

Crisis Counseling for Homeless and At Risk Kids
1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786- 2929)