Help Lines/Additional Resources
Help Lines & Resources
Call 211 for EMPS Mobile Crisis - EMPS is a community-based services for children and adolescents who are experiencing psychiatric or behavioral health crisis. Trained Clinicians can go to the crisis site, often school or home, to evaluate the child, de-escalate the crisis and develop a crisis plan with the family. The program provides linkages to other services in the community and follow-up visits if appropriate.
United Community & Family Services offers ongoing groups for adults and children.
Norwich meeting Mondays 6:30 p.m.
Backus Hospital D Wing
Alcohol/Drug Abuse Hotline
Alternative to Meds Center
Recovery Resources for Teens
|National Suicide Prevention Lifeline|
Eating Disorders Hotline
Elemy, (formerly known as Sprout Therapy)
...an educational guide on Autism and suicidal thoughts
|Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Hotline|
National Child Abuse Hotline
...CARELINE (CT DCF)
National AIDS Hotline
|National Domestic Violence Hotline|
...Safe Futures (formerly the Women's Center)
National Institutes for Health
Talking to Teens about Alcohol
860-701-6000 (Domestic Violence Hotline)
860-701-6001 (Sexual Assault Hotline)
860-443-3959 (New London)
|National Runaway Switchboard|
|AbuseLawsuit.com provides informational resources and support for survivors of institutional sexual abuse and sexual assault.||https://www.abuselawsuit.com/|
|The Recovery Village helps people on their journey to lifelong recovery! Visit the links provided to learn more about the impact how substance use and co-occurring disorders impact suicide.||www.therecoveryvillage.com/drug-addiction/drugs-and-suicide/|
Rehab Spot offers a free web guide about drugs, alcohol, and addiction. Please visit their page about substance use and the teen brain
|AlcoholHelp.com provides extensive and reliable information regarding alcohol use disorders. The goal of their guide is to help people understand the warning signs for alcohol misuse to prevent further addictions from developing.|
Children are at increased risk of harm online during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, there is so much that parents can do to help their children stay safe when accessing the web. This resource is developed for parents to understand these risks and what steps to take in order to minimize them.
The "When it Builds Up, Talk it Out" campaign provides parents with access to trained professionals who will provide support and resources, if necessary.
The "Talk It Out Line" is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm and on weekends from 1 pm to 8 pm and has both English and Spanish capacity.