Mental Health Resources


Mental Health Resources

9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline - Dial 988 on phone or use link for website

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.

Suicide Prevention Intervention and Response

2-1-1 CT - Dial 211 on phone or use link for website

  • Counseling Services and Referrals – Children/Youth
  • Therapist, Clinicians, Clinical programs
  • Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services for Youth
  • Child is in crisis or suicidal
  • Home Based Mental Health
  • Child or young adult in need of intensive clinical therapeutic services, due to disruptive behavior or other mental health services and/or substance use issues
  • Youth Issues Hotlines
  • Telephone hotlines that provide youth help and information by talking to someone over the phone on specific youth-related topics.

Psychology Today - Therapists

Therapists could be searched and sorted by zip code, issue focus, insurance, gender preference, etc.

Psychology Today - Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists could be searched and sorted by zip code, issue focus, insurance, gender preference, etc.

Perception Program/Behavioral Health

Offers substance abuse programs and EMDR for trauma issues, yoga, and ballroom dancing

  • Storrs Center (across the street near Domino’s Pizza)  860-420-2450
  • 54 North St., Willimantic  |  860-450-0151

Community Health Resources (CHR)

Various services and programs that include connections to family based work and potential medication referrals

  • 1310 Main St, Willimantic  |  (860) 456-7200

Substance Abuse program

Provides in-home services to keep children at home and reduce the frequency of out-of-home placements or hospitalizations.

  • Intensive In-Home Child & Psychiatric Service (IICAPS)

ROOT Center Willimantic

Behavioral healthcare organization providing mental health and substance use treatment, prevention, and community health services.

Offers many services which include group therapy, intensive outpatient programming, individual therapy, medication management, family therapy and medication assisted treatment.

  • 54-56 Boston Post Road Willimantic     |     (860) 456-7990

North American Family Institute (NAFI)

Offers a multi-service agency that provides programming, consultation, and individualized support services to youth, families, and adults in a variety of settings across Connecticut. Services include foster care, developmental services, residential treatment, and in-home services and consultations.

Hartford HealthCare Natchaug Hospital

Natchaug Hospital is the primary provider of a regional system of care for children,adolescents and adults with mental illness and substance abuse problems.

  • 189 Storrs Road Mansfield Center |  (860) 456-1311

Natchaug Hospital Joshua Center - Mansfield

Natchaug offers partial hospital and intensive outpatient day treatment programs for children and adolescents through its network of Joshua Centers.

  • PHP (Partial Hospital Program 1:30 - 5:30 pm)
  • IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program 2:30 - 5:30 pm)
  • EDT (Extended Day Treatment program 2:30 - 5:30 pm)
  • 189 Storrs Road Mansfield Center |  (860) 456-1311  |  (800) 426-7792

UCONN Psychological Services

Offers an array of mental health services to adults, teens, children, and families in eastern Connecticut.

  • Offers sliding scale fees
  • Bousfield Building Annex, 2nd Floor, 406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020, Storrs |  (860) 486-2642

Generations Family Health Center/Behavioral Health Services

  • 40 Mansfield Ave., Willimantic  |  (860) 450-0585

Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN)/Behavioral Health

  • Child and Adolescent Services  |  (860) 647-6827
  • Adult Services |  (860) 533-3434

United Services

  • Mental Health Services for Children, Young Adults and Adults

Child Guidance Clinic (ages 0-18)

Young Adult Services (ages 18-25)

  • 140 North Frontage Road Mansfield Center |  (860) 456-2261

Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut, Inc.

Offers free and confidential, comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault and abuse.

  • 90 south Park St. Willimantic |  (860) 456-3595
  • 24 hotline (860) 456-2789

The Children's Law Line

Helps callers understand the legal processes that involve children, such as custody, visitation, guardianship, and abuse and neglect. It can also refer callers to other agencies or resources for help with finding an attorney, special education advocacy, and school law.

  • (860) 232-9993

National Alliance for Grieving Children

A nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who supports them. It educates, advocates and raises awareness about childhood bereavement.

  • (866) 432-1542

Mary’s Place

A Center for Grieving Children and Families

  • 6 Poquonock Ave, Windsor  |  (860) 688-9621

  

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