Mental Health 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.
The following resources are intended to support individuals struggling to cope with the stressors resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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
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)