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Mental Health Resources

 

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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
(203) 394-6529

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/

 

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Visit CT's Suicide Advisory Board website:
https://www.preventsuicidect.org/resources

Fact Sheets:

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

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

SAMHSA's Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

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

TALK IT OUT: For CT parents and caregivers who need someone to listen, to understand and to talk your feelings out. Call 1 (833) 258-5011 http://www.talkitoutct.com/

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 socialservices@fairfieldct.org. 

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.