Need Help Now?
Looking for resources for yourself or a friend? There’s a lot of support out there in CT. If it’s a crisis, or if you or a friend need help now, scroll down & call one of the options below. They’re free & they’re great listeners!
Otherwise, check out our other Resources pages:
- how to find treatment
- great advocacy groups that will allow you to make your voice heard
- supports for specific topics or issues, from Neurodiversity to Veterans and more
- support for hearing voices
Need Help Now? In a crisis…? Want to talk to someone now…?
Call or text a trained crisis counselor to talk 24/7:
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. They’re free and available 24/7:
Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org
- Trevor Project (crisis intervention & suicide prevention for the LGBTQIA+ community): 1-866-488-7386
- Or text 678678
- Trans Lifeline: trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. They’re run by and for trans people. Call if you need someone trans to talk to, even if you’re not in crisis or if you’re not sure you’re trans. The number is 877-565-8860
- Crisis Text Line: text CTL to 741741
- Connecticut Legal Services’ Immigrant Legal Advice Hotline: call 800-798-0671
CALL CONNECTICUT’S YOUNG ADULT WARMLINE!
Developed by JoinRiseBe at Advocacy Unlimited to connect young people to community resources, motivate our peers to move forward, and inspire hope by demonstrating the positive outcomes of recovery. Call 1-855-6-HopeNow to speak with a young person who can guide you towards wellness. Available 7 days a week from 12 noon-9pm.
Contact Mobile Crisis Services
Mobile crisis is a FREE, confidential service to help people having an emotional or behavioral crisis. You can talk with a therapist, or they can send someone to meet you wherever you are. They can even take you to the hospital if that would be best.
- In Connecticut, you can call 211—the InfoLine—to reach Mobile Crisis services. Be sure to select Option 1 at the prompt to speak immediately to a 24/7 crisis counselor.
- You can always call 911 anywhere in the US or Canada. It’s worth asking if you can talk to someone with Crisis Intervention Training (“CIT”).
CHECK OUT OUR RESOURCE MAP!
We worked with a team of young people across the state to develop a map of social, recreational, and clinical resources for young people around the state. Now it’s your turn! Check the map out here or using the menu above. Please add in clubs, hangouts, youth groups, or whatever resources you think everyone should know about! You can also find programs and services you’ve used and give your rating or add comments.