Connecticut Crisis Resources

Connecticut Crisis Resources

Alma is not an emergency service. If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs immediate help, please use the list of resources below. Caring professionals are available to provide you with support and understanding.


24-hour hotlines

Organization Name

Service Type

Contact Information

Services offered: Free, 24/7 help for those who are in crisis or experiencing distress. 

Who they serve: Anyone.

For more national resources, see National Crisis Resources.

Call or text 988 to reach a live representative


For adults over 18 who are experiencing emotional distress or a mental health and/or substance use/addiction crisis.

Service: Confidential 24-hour crisis line.

Call or Text: 1-800-467-3135

Access Line

For individuals experiencing substance use crisis.

Service: A crisis line for 24/7 access to substance use treatment, including detox and transportation.

Call: 1-800-563-4086

Middlesex County 24-Hour Crisis Hotline

For adult citizens, over 18 years, who suffer from serious mental disorders and who lack the financial means to secure such services in the private sector.

Service: 24-hour mental health crisis hotline.

Call: 1-860-344-2100


United Services

For children and adults experiencing a mental health crisis.

Service: 24-hour hotline operated by trained clinicians.


 1- 860-774-2020 (Dayville)

1-860-456-2261 (Willimantic)


Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury

For any victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.

Service: Hotline and referrals to housing, counseling, and legal advocacy.

Domestic Violence 24/7 Hotline: 1-203-575-0036 

Sexual Assault 24/7 Hotline: 1-203-753- 3613

Susan B. Anthony Crisis Line

For individuals who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence.

Service: 24-hour-hotline to offer support, answer questions, or help develop a safety plan.

Call: 1-860-482-7133


Other resources

Organization Name

Service Type

Contact Information

EMPS Mobile Crisis Intervention Services for Youth

For children and youth who are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Service: Crisis team dispatch, risk assessment, and referral linkages.

Call: 211

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