Addiction / 12-Step Programs

  1. A.A. (Alcoholics Anonymous)

  2. N.A. (Narcotics Anonymous)

  3. Al Anon (for family members and loved ones of people with alcohol addiction)  Toll-Free Helpline 1-888-425-2666

  4. Nar Anon (for family members and loved ones of people with drug addiction)  Toll-Free Helpline 1-800-477-6291

  5. ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)

  6. CoDA (Co-Dependents Anonymous)  for people whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships

Eating Disorders

  1. National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237

  2. Walden Behavioral Center (inpatient and outpatient treatment options for people with a range of eating disorders in CT)  local telephone (South Windsor, CT): 860-533-4672

  3. Hartford Hospital Institute of Living Eating Disorders Program:   Telephone: 1-800-673-2411


  1. Windham Regional No Freeze Shelter- 75 Bridge Street, Willimantic CT 06226, Telephone: 860-450-1346


  1. Gay and Lesbian National Hotline- 888-843-GLHN (4564)

  2. National GLBT Youth Talkline- 1-800-246-7743

  3. The Trevor Helpline (LGBTQI Suicide Helpline)- 886-4-U-TREVOR

  4. For Parents of LGBTQI children/teens-

  5. Trans Teens Online Talk Group-

  6. Trans Lifeline (Trans Suicide Helpline)- 877-565-8860

  7. Trans Resources-

Mental Health Resources

  1. NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)-

  2. ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America)- 240-485-1001

  3. CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)- 800-233-4050

  4. DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)- 1-800-826-3632

  5. International OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) Foundation- 617-973-5801

  6. SARDAA (Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America)- 240-423-9432

  7. Autism Awareness and Resources in CT-

  8. Psychology Today (national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, therapy groups and treatment facility options)-

Suicide Prevention/Help in Crisis

  1. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  2. Infoline: or call 2-1-1

  3. Community Health Resources/Mobile Crisis Response Team:  1-877-884-3571


  1. RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)  Toll-free, confidential, 24 hour helplines: 1-800-656-4673

  2. CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence (for anyone in CT who has been sexually abused/assaulted, as well as for family members and loved ones)   Toll-Free, confidential, 24 hour helplines: 1-888-999-5545 (English), 1-888-568-8332 (Spanish)

  3. CCADV (Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence)  Toll-Free, confidential, 24 hour helplines: 1-888-774-2900 (English), 1-888-568-8332 (Spanish)