Mental Health Resources
A number of community-based organizations are at the ready to support our students, staff, parents and the community at large. If you or your child need support, please do not delay; reach out to one of the following:
Child & Family Guidance Center
Fairfield Counseling Services
(203) 255-5777 ext. 15
|Kids in Crisis Helpline||(203) 661-1911|
|CT’s Young Adult Warmline||(855) 6-HOPENOW|
|Reach Out CT||(844) TALK4CT or Text “CTTALK” to 30241|
|Crisis Text Line Text||Text “HELLO” to 741741|
|The Hub: Behavioral HealthAction Organization for SW CT||https://www.thehubct.org/|
Finding someone to support your child’s mental health is just as important as finding a medical professional to help address physical well-being. Connecting to Care is committed to providing accurate and useful information about mental/behavioral healthcare for your child. Click here for additional resources and information.
Visit CT's Suicide Advisory Board website:
Coping, Conversations and Coronavirus - Discussing the Impact of COVID 19 with Children
World Health Organization (WHO) Graphic Fact Sheets for Healthy Parenting in the Time of COVID 19
Free Guide to Living With Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty (available in more than 20 languages)
The following resources support individuals struggling to cope with stressors.
If you or a loved one are in imminent crisis, please do not delay seeking support. You are not alone!
These hotline resources are free, confidential and available 24/7:
- 911 or 211
- 1 (800) 273-8255 - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- 1 (800) 662-HELP (English/Spanish) for SAMHSA’s National Helpline
- Text HOME to 741-741 for Crisis Text Line
- 1 (800) 985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66-746 for the Disaster Distress Hotline
- 1 (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678-678 to reach The Trevor Project (LGBTQ youth)
- 1 (800) 799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22-522 to connect with The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Fairfield CARES Community Coalition has developed a great list of resources for families and students of all ages.
Fairfield Human/Social Services has social workers on staff, and a variety of programs including crisis intervention and short-term counseling. Call (203) 256-3169 or email email@example.com.
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County access to mental health resources
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) access to mental health, crisis, addiction and prevention resources
If you are having trouble accessing any of the suggested resources, please complete the form below and submit. We will connect you with support staff from your respective school buildings as soon as possible.