Help Lines/Additional Resources

Help Lines 

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. Visit the link for current groups being offered - https://www.ucfs.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Norwich-Health-Center_12_19_17.pdf

Al-Anon/Al-A-Teen
    Norwich meeting Mondays 6:30 p.m.
    Backus Hospital D Wing

Alcohol/Drug Abuse Hotline
www.ct-aa.org
www.norwichunhooked.org

888-425-2666



800-662-HELP
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Eating Disorders Hotline

800-273-8255


800-931-2237
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Hotline
...True Colors
...PFLAG


National Child Abuse Hotline
...CARELINE (CT DCF)

National AIDS Hotline
800-850-8078
888-565-5551
pflagsect@snet.net



800-422-4453
800-842-2288

800-342-2437

National Domestic Violence Hotline
...Safe Futures (formerly the Women's Center)
...Victim Advocate


800-799-SAFE (7233)
860-701-6000 (Domestic Violence Hotline)
860-701-6001 (Sexual Assault Hotline)
860-443-3959 (New London)
860-889-2271 (Norwich)


National Runaway Switchboard

Planned Parenthood
....Norwich
800-621-4000

800-230-PLAN
860-889-5211