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HVCASA Resources

HVCASA’s Regional Substance Abuse Treatment Guide (PDF)

HVCASA Quick Reference Treatment Guide

Speaker Bureau

State and National Prevention Resources

Connecticut Prevention Network

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services-Prevention and Health Promotion Unit

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services – Underage Drinking

Governors Prevention Partnership

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention


Partnership for a Drug Free America

Suicide Prevention Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call anytime 24/7
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Connecticut Suicide Prevention Resource Center

United Way of CT Suicide Prevention Kit

DMHAS Prevention and Health Promotion Unit

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Initiatives

Substance Abuse Treatment Resources

Are you in need of treatment for opiate dependence? Call the state of Connecticut’s new 24 hour hotline to get connected with a treatment provider. Dial: 1-800-563-4086

HVCASA’s Regional Substance Abuse Treatment Guide (PDF)

HVCASA Quick Reference Treatment Guide

Listing of Opiate Treatment Programs in Connecticut

Statewide and National Treatment Locator

24/7 Treatment Referral Helpline – 1-800-662-4357

The C.A.R.E.S. Group

The mission of The C.A.R.E.S. Group is to provide education, support, resources and hope for communities, families, and individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction.

Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling

Problem Gambling Services –  Free, Confidential
24/7 Help Line (888-789-7777)

Click here to conduct a search for individual therapists in your area. Psychology Today provides a comprehensive listing of private therapists throughout the state.

Click here to view a Northwest Connecticut Mental Health and Resource Guide created by Litchfield County Opiate Task Force.

Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly-trained contact specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to the resources in your community. Everyday, contact specialists help callers find assistance for complex issues such as financial problems, substance abuse and suicide prevention and for simpler issues such as finding volunteer opportunities and donation options. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day every day of the year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available.

12 Step Program Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous
National Website: www.AA.org
CT Area Website: www.CT-AA.org
Connecticut Answering Service: Toll-free number 1-866-STEPS12 (1-866-783-7712)

Al-Anon/Alateen Fellowship
National Website: www.al-anon.org
CT Website: www.ctalanon.org
Connecticut Answering Service: 1-888-8AL-ANON

Narcotics Anonymous
National Website: www.na.org
CT Area Website: www.ctna.org
Connecticut Answering Service: 1 (800) 627-3543

Narcotics Anonymous Family Support Group-‘Naranon’
National Website: www.nar-anon.org
CT Area Website: www.naranonctma.org
Answering Service: 1.800.477.6291

Overeaters Anonymous
National Website: www.OA.org
CT Area Website: www.SWCTOA.org
National Number: 505-891-2664

Gamblers Anonymous
National Website: www.gamblersanonymous.org
Connecticut Hotline Number: 855-2CALLGA (855-222-5542)