If you are experiencing a life-threatening situation, dial 911 immediately.   

If you are experiencing difficult or suicidal thoughts dial 988 for mobile crisis services.     

If you are feeling overwhelmed, sad, or anxious and need someone to talk to, the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline can help – 24/7 – call or text 1-833-852-6262 (1-833-TLC-MAMA)


MotherToBaby is a non-profit service specializing in answering questions about the benefit/risk of exposures, such as medications, vaccines, chemicals, herbal products, substances of abuse, maternal health conditions and much more, during pregnancy or breastfeeding. MotherToBaby is a no-cost information service available to people who are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, their family members, health professionals, and the general public via chat, text, phone, and email in both English and Spanish.

Postpartum Support International  
PSI Helpline: 1-800-944-4773

Connecticut’s Intimate Partner Violence Hotline or dial 888-774-2900

DCF – Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Abuse Help Sheet

Talk it Out CT – Parent Support Line – is available Monday through Friday from 8am to 8pm and on weekends from 1pm to 8pm and has both English and Spanish capacity.

Connecticut Recovery and Addiction Resources 

In recognition of the experiences and challenges faced by women seeking treatment for substance use disorders, the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) funds specialized and comprehensive programs for women and their children. These include residential treatment, outpatient treatment and specialized care management for women transitioning from a residential setting to community-based recovery services. For more information about programming, click here:  Women’s and Children’s Services ( 

  • Statewide toll-free number connecting residents seeking treatment and services to local walk-in assessment centers. Connecticut residents can call 1-800-563-4086, 24 hours a day, to connect them or a loved one to an assessment center in their area. For locations, please visit: here   
  • Opioid Overdose Prevention/Naloxone (NARCAN) Initiative: Naloxone (NARCAN) is the antidote to an opioid overdose. Pharmacists who have been trained and certified are now able to prescribe and dispense naloxone/NARCAN to individuals from a pharmacy. A list of naloxone prescribing pharmacists in Connecticut is available by clicking this link. In addition to certified pharmacists, Connecticut law allows other prescribers, including physicians, surgeons, physician assistants (PAs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and dentists to prescribe, dispense and/or administer the medication. 
  • CT Medicaid MAT Provider Map allows you to search for medication-assisted treatment prescribers available in Connecticut.  
  • Connecticut Alcoholics Anonymous has information, tools and locations of area meetings to support recovery. 
  • Live LOUD Pregnant and Parenting: If you are pregnant, might get pregnant, or know someone who is—you should know that there are many types of resources and treatment available to help new families get off to a good start. You are not alone. There are ways to connect and get the support you need. Talk to a peer, call for treatment options, connect on social media, or search for 12 step or other support groups in your community. The LiveLOUD Toolkit allows these organizations to download high-resolution visuals for use with their stakeholders and within their communities.
  • Cannabis and Pregnancy – Be In The Know CT: GIVE YOUR BABY THE BEST START. No amount or type of cannabis is safe to use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding/chestfeeding.
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
833-978-MOMS (6667)
Funded by the CT Department of
Mental Health and Addiction Services
Carelon Behavioral Health