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Emergency, Assistance and Crisis Numbers

DIAL 9-1-1 for police, fire, or medical emergency

DIAL 2-1-1 for resource assistance and crisis

 Services include:

  • Basic needs- food, clothing, shelter
  • Child care services
  • Energy assistance
  • Disability services
  • Suicide prevention
  • Senior services
  • Veterans’ services
  • Health services

Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS)…………2-1-1    Emergency services including mobile response, psychiatric assessment, medication consultations, short-term medication management, behavioral management services, substance abuse screening and referral to traditional and non-traditional services for any family with a child in crisis. Accessible 24 hours per day / 7 days per week / 365 days per year.

Local Behavioral Health Services

Backus Hospital, Center for Mental Health

(860) 823-6321

The outpatient component of the full continuum of care in the Department of Psychiatric Services, providing individual and group assessments and therapy sessions, as well as medication evaluation and treatment visits.

Catholic Charities


(860) 889-8346


(860) 423-7065

Assessments, counseling, medication management, crisis intervention, adolescent substance abuse, emergency services, parenting education.

Community Health Resources (CHR)


Comprehensive array of mental health, substance abuse, child welfare, supportive housing, foster care, prevention and wellness programs and integrated care services to children, adults and families in Central and Eastern Connecticut.

Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
(DMHAS) Opioid and Heroin treatment

(800) 563-4086

Martin House (Main Line)

(860) 889-6150

Recovery for Life

(860) 886-1200

Provides mental health services, inpatient hospitalization, outpatient clinical services, 24-hour emergency care, day treatment. Also provides substance abuse services including, counseling, ambulatory care, residential detoxification, long-term care, long-term rehabilitation, intensive and intermediate residential services, methadone or chemical maintenance, outpatient, partial hospitalization, and aftercare.

Generations Family Health Center

(860) 450-0585

Outpatient therapy, medication evaluation, medication management, psychological and intelligence testing, psychiatric evaluations.

Natchaug Hospital

(860) 465-5908

Provides an array of mental illness and substance abuse services to adolescents and adults, including residential, outpatient, hospitalization, medication assisted treatment, alternative school programs and more.

Reliance Health, Inc.

(860) 887-6536

Enhances health through mental wellness. Provides community programs, career services, education, clinical services, supported living, housing resources, service coordination, veterans support services, and homeless outreach.

Southeastern Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SCADD)

(860) 437-2383

Lebanon Pines

(860) 889-1717

Outpatient Intensive Program

(860) 899-3178

Acute Care & Evaluation (Detox)

(860) 447-1717

Women’s Halfway House

(860) 442-1017

Men’s Halfway House

(860) 889-3414

Provides outpatient, residential, detoxification programs, and counseling and case management services for both men and women.

Stonington Institute

(800) 832-1022

Provides detox, inpatient, residential, partial hospital and outpatient mental health and substance abuse services to adults.

Day Kimball Hospital Mental Health Clinic

(860) 963-6385

Outpatient behavioral healthcare for children, adolescents,  and adults. Individual, family and group therapy, as well as medication management (ages 18 and up).

Department of Veterans Affairs-Veterans Recovery Center

Offers Intensive Outpatient Program followed by individualized services. Available to veterans with substance use disorders. Admissions are voluntary. National Guard and Reserve members are also welcome.

InterCommunity Addiction Services Division (formerly ADRC)

(860) 714-3700

Provides outpatient, residential, recovery supports, and medication assisted treatment.

Perception Programs

(860) 450-0151

Provides mental health and addiction services for adults, with Spanish speaking staff available. Provides outpatient treatment, residential treatment, recovery services, community justice, and supportive housing.

Rushford Center, Inc.

(877) 577-3233

Provides services to children, adults, and families dealing with substance use and mental health issues. Addiction outpatient and residential programs are available.

Southeastern Mental Health Authority (SMHA)

Crisis Line: (860) 886-9302

Phone: (860) 859-4500

Share Line: (860) 885-7274

Toll Free: (866) 964-8123

SMHA is both a provider of behavioral services and administers all Department of Mental Health Addiction Services (DMHAS) contract funded behavioral health services. Provides access to a continuum of treatment and support services.

The Connection

(855) 435-7955

Provides residential, outpatient and community-based services including, behavioral health clinics, gambling-specific treatment programs, state-mandated driving-while-intoxicated and drug education programs.

Bettor Choice Program

(860) 823-3094

Outpatient treatment of compulsive or problem gambling.

United Services


(860) 774-2020


(860) 456-2261


(860) 564-6100

Provides a comprehensive array of outpatient mental health services for children, young adults and adults; and addiction recovery outpatient services for the individual, group & family. Spanish speaking services available.

United Community & Family Services (UCFS)

(860) 376-7040

Comprehensive mental health and addiction services for adults, children and families. Outpatient and community-based behavioral health evaluation and treatment services including individual and family therapy.

Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc.


Provides transitional substance use, mental health and case management services to adult men, in a residential setting.


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Alanon, Alateen
1-866-STEPS12 or 1-866-783-7712

Cocaine Anonymous (CA)

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

NarAnon Family Group

Statewide Narcotics Task Force

Gambler’s Anonymous Hotline

Gambler’s Anonymous Referrals

Faith based substance abuse recovery groups:
Celebrate Recovery, Lighthouse Church of God, Plainfield
(860) 576-5308

The S.O.B.E.R Project, New Life Assembly of God
Jewett City
(860) 376-0708

Recovery Unanimous

Stedfast Baptist Church, Groton
(860) 941-7375

Contact Griswold PRIDE

located at Griswold Town Hall
28 Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

Miranda Nagle Mahoney
Program Coordinator