IN CRISIS?

If you or a loved one are having a psychiatric crisis you can call 9-1-1:  Ask for a CIT trained officer and clinician.  If there are none, explain your circumstances and ask for assistance.  CIT trained police officers understand mental health issues.

If you are a family member or friend:  Try to engage the person in crisis and ask what he/she thinks would be the best thing to do in the situation and if necessary contact 9-1-1 or one of the providers below.

For Youth or Young Adults in Crisis:  Check out the following: http://www.turningptct.org, or the Crisis Text Line - Text “LISTEN” to 741-741, or visit http://www.crisistextline.org/ for more info.

For Parents of Children/Youth Call 2-1-1:   Ask for Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services for children. These providers will often come to where the child is located and provide assistance and assessment;

For Veterans: The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24/7.  Visit http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ for more info.

BHCARE | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS
Phone: 203-736-2905(Ansonia); M-F 8:30-5:00pm

BHCARE | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS - SHORELINE Phone: 203-483-2630; 24/7

BRIDGES - A COMMUNITY SUPPORT SYSTEM, INC. | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 203-878-6365; M-F 9-5; phone hotline service 24/7

CAPITOL REGION MENTAL HEALTH CENTER | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 860-297-0999 (Hartford); Mon - Fri. 8am-8:30pm; phone hotline service 24/7

COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 866-927-6225 (Windsor); 24/7 

CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 203-974-7713 or 14 (New Haven); M–F 8:00am-8:30pm

DANBURY HOSPITAL | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 203-739-7007; M–Sun. 7am-9pm

DRUGREHAB.COM - Info on Co-Occurring Disorders

INTERCOMMUNITY, INC. | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 860-569-5900 (East Hartford); M-Sun

RIVER VALLEY SERVICES | EMPS FOR ADULTS/SUICIDE PREVENTION/MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINE Phone: 860-262-5200; 8:30-4:30 M-F

RUSHFORD | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS
Phone: 203-634-7027 (Meriden); M-F 8am-8pm; weekends Noon-8pm; phone hotline service 24/7

SOUTHEASTERN MENTAL HEALTH AUTHORITY | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 860-886-9302 (Norwich); M-Sun. 8-Midnight; phone hotline service 24/7

SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 203-551-7507 (Bridgeport); M-F 8-4pm

SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 203-358-8500 (Stamford); M-F 8am-6pm

StartYourRecovery.org is a free, confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol.

WESTERN CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS - TORRINGTON AREA Phone: 860-482-1560 (Litchfield County); M-Sun 8am-Midnight; phone hotline service 24/7

WESTERN CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK | EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS - WATERBURY AREA Phone: 203-805-5300; M-Sun 7:30am-Midnight; phone hotline service 24/7

WHEELER CLINIC | COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAM/EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES FOR ADULTS Phone: 860-747-8719 (Plainville); M-F 7am-Midnight; Sat.-Sun 9-5; phone hotline service 24/7