If your patient is experiencing a life-threatening situation, dial 911 immediately.
If your patient is experiencing difficult or suicidal thoughts dial 988 for mobile crisis services.
If your patient is feeling overwhelmed, sad, or anxious and needs 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)
Postpartum Support International
PSI Hotline: 1-800-944-4773
CT Intimate Partner Violence Hotline
CTSafeConnect.org or dial 888-774-2900 to access Connecticut’s Intimate Partner Violence hotline – CTSafeConnect is available not only to your patients, but you can also call for support to discuss a case with a trained professional.
Talk it Out CT – Parent Support Line
2-1-1 Connecticut Infoline – is offered through the United Way and provides 24-hour assistance with food, housing, child care, crisis information and more. Emergency Mobile Crisis can be accessed immediately by dialing 2-1-1.
In recognition of the experiences and challenges faced by women seeking treatment for substance use disorders, Connecticut’s Department of Mental Health 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.
- 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: http://www.ct.gov/dmhas/walkins
- 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.