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Mental Health and Prevention Resources:

 

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Town level:

Fairfield CARES Community Coalition (@fairfieldcares on Social Media)

https://www.fairfieldct.org/fairfieldcares

Fairfield Health Department

https://www.fairfieldct.org/health

Fairfield Counseling Services

http://www.lifebridgect.org/programs/behavioral-health-fairfield/

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

http://www.namifairfield.org/

https://nami.org/Your-Journey/Kids-Teens-and-Young-Adults

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.
https://www.thehubct.org 

A program of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP)
http://www.ryasap.org/

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.

http://cfguidance.com/about/

Family Centers, Greenwich, CT

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

https://www.familycenters.org

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.

https://www.kidsincrisis.org/

Power to the Parent

Regional Coalition (Westchester County, NY)

http://powertotheparent.org/

State level:

The Governor’s Prevention Partnership

https://www.preventionworksct.org/

School Attendance Resource Kit

https://www.preventionworksct.org/resources/school-based-prevention-resources/attendance-works-toolkit.html

CT Clearinghouse (Wheeler Clinic)

https://www.ctclearinghouse.org/

Mental Health and Wellness Resources for the Black Community https://www.ctclearinghouse.org/topics/mental-health-and-wellness-resources-for-the-black-community/

CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

https://www.ct.gov/dmhas/site/default.asp

CT Training and Technical Assistance Service Center (TTASC):

https://preventiontrainingcenter.org/

#ChangeTheScript Campaign:

https://www.ct.gov/dmhas/cwp/view.asp?a=2912&q=600280

#LiveLoud Campaign:

https://liveloud.org/

#LiveLOUDFamilies Campaign:

https://liveloud.org/families/

Talk It Out CT:

http://talkitoutct.com/

Nora Saves Opioid Overdose Response Guide:

http://norasaves.com

CT Statewide Opioid Reporting Directive (SWORD):

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Emergency-Medical-Services/EMS/OEMS---SWORD

DMHAS Behavioral Health Guide:

https://www.fairfieldct.org/filestorage/10736/12858/17079/19537/Resource_Guide_For_Behavioral_Health_062618.pdf

You Think You Know: 

https://www.youthinkyouknowct.org/

Mental Health Connecticut (affiliated with Mental Health America)

https://www.mhconn.org/

Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership

http://www.ctbhp.com/

2-1-1 CT

https://www.211ct.org/

When Your Child Is In Crisis

https://www.mobilecrisisempsct.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/211_Brochure_3_Eng_Span.pdf

Healthy Lives CT

https://www.healthylivesct.org

Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals:

https://www.cappct.org/ 

Treatment Locators

Safe Project

https://www.safeproject.us/safe-treatment-family-support-locator/

Psychology Today

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists

SAMSHA Treatment Locator

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

Racial Equity Work

Equity CT:

https://www.equityct.org/

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

https://wp.cga.ct.gov/cwcseo

Therapists and healing practitioners of color in CT 

https://bit.ly/cttahpoc

Magnolia Wellness, New London (Janelle Posey-Green)

https://www.magnoliawell.org/

People's Institute for Survival and Beyond

https://pisab.org/

National online directory of therapists of color

https://www.innopsych.com/

CT based Foundations:

The Courage to Speak Foundation:

https://www.couragetospeak.org/

Shatterproof 

https://www.shatterproof.org/

Treatment locator: https://www.treatmentatlas.org/

Jordan Porco Foundation

https://www.rememberingjordan.org/

Glorious Recovery Foundation

https://gloriousrecovery.org/

Newtown Parent Connection

https://newtownparentconnection.org/

The Youth Mental Health Project

https://ymhproject.org/learn-more

National level:

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

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 

https://www.samhsa.gov/

Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network

https://pttcnetwork.org

Talk They Hear You Campaign

https://www.samhsa.gov/underage-drinking

Talking With Your College Bound Young Adult About Alcohol

https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma18-4897.pdf

Find Treatment

http://findtreatment.gov/

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

https://www.drugabuse.gov/

DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency)

https://www.dea.gov/

Get Smart About Drugs (https://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.gov/)
Operation Prevention (https://www.operationprevention.com/)
Red Ribbon Week (https://www.dea.gov/redribbon)
Take Back Day (https://takebackday.dea.gov/)

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

https://www.asam.org

Mental Health America

https://www.mhanational.org

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

https://www.aaap.org

Prevention Solution (Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation)

https://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/prevention

The Children’s Safety Network

https://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/

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

https://onechoiceprevention.org/

Suicide Prevention:

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

https://www.preventsuicidect.org/resources/

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

https://afsp.org/

Gizmo Pawesome Guide for Mental Health

http://gizmo4mentalhealth.org/

SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Resources

https://www.samhsa.gov/childrens-awareness-day/event/resources-suicide-prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

National Alliance for Suicide Prevention

https://theactionalliance.org/

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

https://zerosuicide.sprc.org

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

http://www.sprc.org

Youth Suicide Warning Signs

https://www.youthsuicidewarningsigns.org/

The TREVOR Project

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

Will To Live Foundation

https://will-to-live.org/life-teammates/

Drug Misuse Prevention:

Facing Addiction

https://www.facingaddiction.org/

Partnership to End Addiction

https://drugfree.org/

Intervention e-book

Stop Opioid Silence

https://stopopioidsilence.org

Stanford Medicine Cannabis Prevention Toolkit

http://med.stanford.edu/cannabispreventiontoolkit.html

The Kennedy Forum

https://www.thekennedyforum.org

Stamp Out Stigma

http://stampoutstigma.com/

The Herren Project

https://herrenproject.org/

Speak Sobriety (Stephen Hill)

https://speaksobriety.com/

Tobacco Misuse Prevention/Cessation

Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network

https://pttcnetwork.org/centers/new-england-pttc/vaping-prevention-resources-and-information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/severe-lung-disease.html
https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/index.htm

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/

Scholastic (DHHS and FDA sponsored)

http://www.scholastic.com/youthvapingrisks

Vaping Prevention Resource (UNC)

https://vapingprevention.org/home

Public Health Law Center 

Policy Playbook for E-Cigarettes

Stanford Medicine Tobacco Prevention Toolkit

http://med.stanford.edu/tobaccopreventiontoolkit/E-Cigs.html

My Life My Quit - https://mylifemyquit.com/

Catch My Breath

https://www.catch.org/bundles/23725

Behind the Haze

https://behindthehaze.com

Truth Initiative

https://truthinitiative.org/thisisquitting

https://truthinitiative.org/

https://truthinitiative.org/research-resources/topic/quitting-smoking-vaping

Become an eX

https://www.becomeanex.org/

Commit To Quit CT

https://www.committoquitct.com/

Aspire

https://aspire2.mdanderson.org/

St. Vincent’s Smoke Stoppers

https://give.stvincents.org/page.aspx?pid=528

American Lung Association

https://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/smoking-facts/e-cigarettes-and-lung-health.html

The Vape Talk: 

https://www.talkaboutvaping.org

https://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/vape-talk/

https://www.lung.org/quit-smoking/helping-teens-quit/indepth

Freedom From Smoking

http://www.freedomfromsmoking.org/

The Real Cost

https://therealcost.betobaccofree.hhs.gov

MyLife.MyQuit

https://www.mylifemyquit.com/https

1-800-QuitNow

https://www.quit.com/maintain/quit-smoking-hotlines.html

Teen SmokeFree

https://teen.smokefree.gov/

VapeEducate

https://vapeeducate.com

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

https://rethinkvape.org

Quit The Hit

https://quitthehitnow.com

Drunk Driving Prevention

Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD

https://www.madd.org/

Students Against Destructive Decisions SADD

https://www.sadd.org/

Healthy Relationships

Love is Respect

https://www.loveisrespect.org/

Live Respect

http://www.liverespect.org/

That’s Not Cool

https://thatsnotcool.com/

One Love Foundation

https://www.joinonelove.org

Reward Foundation (UK)

https://www.rewardfoundation.org/free-parents-guide-to-internet-pornography/

Safe Secure Kids

https://www.safesecurekids.org/teaching-consent

Eating Disorders

National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders

https://www.nceedus.org

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

https://anad.org

National Eating Disorders

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

Internet Safety

Internet Safety Concepts

https://internetsafetyconcepts.com

Tip Sheets:

https://iamcybersafe,org/s/parent-tip-sheets

Teach Digital Citizenship: https://www.iste.org/explore/digital-citizenship/9-resources-teaching-digital-citizenship

NetSmartKids Videos and Tips

https://www.netsmartzkids.org/videos/ https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DCF/COVID-19/Internet-Safety/Internet-Safety-at-Home-EN-ES.pdf

https://ncmec.elevate.commpartners.com/products/teaching-online-safety-2

Take the Pledge and Wait Until 8th:

https://www.waituntil8th.org/

Gaming / Gambling

Gambling Awareness Connecticut

https://gamblingawarenessct.org/region-1/

School Programs (themed weeks or curricula)

National Prevention Week

https://www.samhsa.gov/prevention-week

National Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

https://teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-alcohol-facts-week

Red Ribbon Week

https://www.dea.gov/redribbon

Scholastic

http://headsup.scholastic.com/students/stress-and-drug-abuse

Teacher site (need to enter a birth date): http://headsup.scholastic.com/teachers/

Minding Your Mind

https://mindingyourmind.org/

EverFi

https://everfi.com/

Local Treatment Providers (nonprofit and for-profit)

Addiction Services Bed Availability:

https://www.ctaddictionservices.com/

Treatment Locator:

https://www.treatmentatlas.org/

Drug Disposal Site Locator:

https://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Drug-Control-Division/Drug-Control/Local-Drug-Collection-Boxes

https://apps2.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubdispsearch/spring/main?execution=e1s1

Naloxone (Narcan) Pharmacies:

https://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Drug-Control-Division/Drug-Control/Naloxone-Pharmacies

Therapist locator:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/connecticut

Adventure Recovery

https://www.adventurerecovery.com/about

Aware Recovery Care CT

https://www.awarerecoverycare.com/states-served/connecticut

Anxiety Institute Greenwich

http://anxietyinstitute.com

Bridgeport Hospital REACH Program

https://www.bridgeporthospital.org/locations/bridgeport-1558-barnum-ave.aspx

Caron 

www.caron.org

Causeway Collaborative (for males 17+)

https://causewaycollaborative.com/

Center for Discovery (Eating Disorder/Mental Health)

http://www.centerfordiscoveryconnecticut.com/

Child and Family Guidance Center, Bridgeport

https://cfguidance.com/

Connecticut Community For Addiction Recovery (CCAR):

https://ccar.us/services/

Connecticut Renaissance

https://ctrenaissance.org

Confident Health

https://confidanthealth.com/

High Focus Centers

https://highfocuscenters.pyramidhealthcarepa.com/locations/norwalk

Insight Counseling Center

http://insightcounselingllc.com/

Liberation Program

http://liberationprograms.org/

Live Girl (Empowerment/Leadership skills for Girls)

https://golivegirl.org

Mountainside Treatment Center

https://mountainside.com/

Newport Academy

https://www.newportacademy.com/

Positive Directions

https://www.positivedirections.org/

Recovery Network of Programs

https://recovery-programs.org/

Rocking Recovery

http://rockingrecovery.org

Silver Hill Hospital

https://silverhillhospital.org/

Turnbridge

https://www.turnbridge.com/

Online Counseling Options (subscription based)

BetterHelp

https://www.betterhelp.com

HeadSpace

https://www.headspace.com

Talk Space

https://www.talkspace.com

Tempest (Personalized Online Recovery and Support to Quit Drinking)

https://www.jointempest.com/