Mental Health & Prevention Resources

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Town level:

Fairfield CARES Community Coalition (@fairfieldcares on Social Media)

Fairfield Health Department

Fairfield Counseling Services

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Regional level:

The Hub

Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization (RBHAO) integrating the former Southwest Regional Mental Health Board and Regional Action Council and serving 14 communities from Greenwich through Greater Bridgeport. 

A program of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP)

The Hub Calendar and Resource Guides:

Child and Family Guidance Center

provide children and families with culturally-informed mental health care and complementary supports, regardless of ability to pay.

Family Centers, Greenwich, CT

Mission: Empowering Children, Adults, Families and Communities to Realize Their Potential

Kids in Crisis

The Kids In Crisis Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day with trained Crisis Counselors, and provides free, confidential phone and face-to-face intervention, counseling, and referrals.

Power to the Parent
Regional Coalition (Westchester County, NY)

State level:

The Governor’s Prevention Partnership

School Attendance Resource Kit

CT Clearinghouse (Wheeler Clinic)

Mental Health and Wellness Resources for the Black Community

CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

CT Training and Technical Assistance Service Center (TTASC):
#ChangeTheScript Campaign:
#LiveLoud Campaign:
#LiveLOUDFamilies Campaign:
Talk It Out CT:
Nora Saves Opioid Overdose Response Guide:
CT Statewide Opioid Reporting Directive (SWORD):
DMHAS Behavioral Health Guide:
You Think You Know: 

Mental Health Connecticut (affiliated with Mental Health America)

Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership

2-1-1 CT
When Your Child Is In Crisis

Healthy Lives CT

Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals: 

Treatment Locators

Safe Project

Psychology Today

SAMSHA Treatment Locator

Racial Equity Work

Equity CT:

The Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity & Opportunity (CT State)

Therapists and healing practitioners of color in CT

Magnolia Wellness, New London (Janelle Posey-Green)

People's Institute for Survival and Beyond

National online directory of therapists of color

CT based Foundations:

The Courage to Speak Foundation:


Jordan Porco Foundation

Glorious Recovery Foundation

Newtown Parent Connection

The Youth Mental Health Project

National level:

National Disaster Distress Helpline - Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network
Talk They Hear You Campaign
Talking With Your College Bound Young Adult About Alcohol
Find Treatment

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency)
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Mental Health America

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

Prevention Solution (Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation)

The Children’s Safety Network

One Choice Prevention, managed by Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc.

Suicide Prevention:

CT Suicide Advisory Board (CTSAB) - 1 Word, 1 Voice, 1 Life - Be The 1 To Start the Conversation

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention
Gizmo Pawesome Guide for Mental Health

SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 988 (or 1-800-273-8255)

National Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Zero Suicide In Health and Behavioral Health Care (for Employers)

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Youth Suicide Warning Signs

The TREVOR Project

Kevin’s Afterglow

Will To Live Foundation

Drug Misuse Prevention:

Facing Addiction

Partnership to End Addiction
Intervention e-book

Stop Opioid Silence

Stanford Medicine Cannabis Prevention Toolkit

The Kennedy Forum

Stamp Out Stigma

The Herren Project

Speak Sobriety (Stephen Hill)

Tobacco Misuse Prevention/Cessation

Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

Scholastic (DHHS and FDA sponsored)

Vaping Prevention Resource (UNC)

Public Health Law Center 
Policy Playbook for E-Cigarettes

Stanford Medicine Tobacco Prevention Toolkit
My Life My Quit -

Catch My Breath

Behind the Haze

Truth Initiative

Become an eX

Commit To Quit CT


St. Vincent’s Smoke Stoppers

American Lung Association

The Vape Talk:

Freedom From Smoking

The Real Cost



Teen SmokeFree


Rethink Vape (Community Engaged Research for Youth E-cigarette Prevention by Eastern Virginia Medical School)

Quit The Hit

Drunk Driving Prevention

Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD

Students Against Destructive Decisions SADD

Healthy Relationships

Love is Respect

Live Respect

That’s Not Cool

One Love Foundation

Reward Foundation (UK)

Safe Secure Kids

Eating Disorders

National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

National Eating Disorders

Internet Safety

Internet Safety Concepts

Tip Sheets:

Teach Digital Citizenship:

NetSmartKids Videos and Tips

Take the Pledge and Wait Until 8th:

Gaming / Gambling

Gambling Awareness Connecticut

School Programs (themed weeks or curricula)

National Prevention Week

National Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

Red Ribbon Week


Teacher site (need to enter a birth date):
Minding Your Mind


Local Treatment Providers (nonprofit and for-profit)

Addiction Services Bed Availability:

Treatment Locator:

Drug Disposal Site Locator:

Naloxone (Narcan) Pharmacies:

Therapist locator:

Adventure Recovery

Aware Recovery Care CT

Anxiety Institute Greenwich

Bridgeport Hospital REACH Program


Causeway Collaborative (for males 17+)

Center for Discovery (Eating Disorder/Mental Health)

Child and Family Guidance Center, Bridgeport

Connecticut Community For Addiction Recovery (CCAR):

Connecticut Renaissance

Confident Health

High Focus Centers

Insight Counseling Center

Liberation Program

Live Girl (Empowerment/Leadership skills for Girls)

Mountainside Treatment Center

Newport Academy

Positive Directions

Recovery Network of Programs

Rocking Recovery

Silver Hill Hospital


Online Counseling Options (subscription based)



Talk Space

Tempest (Personalized Online Recovery and Support to Quit Drinking)