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Local Resources

24/7 Addiction Help Line

DMHAS has established the 24/7 Access Line to facilitate access to treatment for substance use disorders. Individuals from anywhere in Connecticut may call to help with linkage to residential detox. The Access Line is able to prioritize transportation services for detox. The Access Line may also be able arrange transportation to DMHAS addiction residential treatment (although transportation services are prioritized for detox).

ACCESS Mental Health for Moms

ACCESS Mental Health for Moms offers psychiatric expertise and consultation to medical providers treating perinatal women presenting with mental health and/or substance use concerns. For obstetric, pediatric and adult primary care, and psychiatric providers treating women up to one-year post delivery.

Child Development Infoline

Child Development Infoline (CDI) is a specialized unit of United Way of Connecticut. Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and are returned promptly. This service is free and confidential, with multi-lingual and TTY capacity. Care Coordinators are available to answer the phone Monday through Friday from 8 am - 6 pm, except on holidays.

Phone: 1-800-505-7000
Fax: 860-571-6853

CT Birth to 3

Birth to Three supports families when they have concerns about their children's development.

CT Community for Addiction Recovery

CCAR is a centralized resource in CT for all things recovery. Whether you are contemplating a life in recovery, are new to recovery or are in long-term recovery, CCAR is here to help you to navigate the recovery community, by connecting you with others in recovery and providing access to area support services.

CT 211 (Family Care Plans)

A Family Care Plan lists services and resources you and your family could use to support your infant’s ongoing health, development, safety and well-being. The plan also includes your family’s physical, social and emotional health; substance use disorder treatment; parenting skills; and readiness to care for your infant.

CT DMHAS Addiction Services Bed Availability

The Connecticut Addiction Services website was developed to help people in Connecticut get timely access to detox, residential addiction treatment and recovery house beds. The information on this site is updated daily in an effort to keep the public informed on the availability of DMHAS funded treatment facilities.

Find A MAT Provider In Your Area

Carelon Behavioral Health can help you find a treatment provider for Medication-Assisted Recovery in your area.

Family Based Recovery

FBR is an intensive, in-home clinical program for families with children (birth to 5 years old) and treats individuals who are using substances or have a recent history of substance use.

Live Loud

LiveLOUD supports coordinated efforts to confront and prevent the increase in opioid addiction across the state of Connecticut.

National Institute of Mental Health Spanish Resources

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers brochures and fact sheets in Spanish on mental health disorders and related topics for patients and their families, health professionals, and the public.


NORA (Naloxone + Overdose Response App) is a free app from the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Use NORA to prevent, treat, and report opioid overdose.

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Postpartum Support International provides support to women, birthing people, and their families who may be struggling with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. They do this through advocacy and collaboration, and by educating and training the professional community and public.

PROUD (Parents Recovering from Opioid Use Disorder)

PROUD aims to serve pregnant and postpartum women and birthing people with substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder, in the Greater Hartford and New Britain areas. PROUD teams will complete a family needs assessment with eligible women and birthing people and their household members to create a plan to address individual and family needs around: substance use and mental health treatment, connections to medical providers (including prenatal care), employment, housing, and recovery support.

SAFE-Family Recovery (SAFE-FR)

SAFE-Family Recovery offers three types of services to help meet the substance use treatment and recovery needs of adult caregivers wherever they are in their recovery.


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, better known as the WIC Program, provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, nutrition education, and breastfeeding promotion and support to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to their infants and children.

Women’s REACH Program

The Women’s REACH (Recovery, Engagement, Access, Coaching & Healing) program provides statewide integration of 15 Recovery Navigators positioned throughout each of the five DMHAS regions. The Recovery Navigators are women who are in a position to use their own personal recovery journey to help others. These women use recovery coaching techniques and case management services to support women and birthing people in their community. Services are prioritized for pregnant or parenting women and birthing people with substance use or co-occurring disorders.

Women's Specialty Treatment Programs

Services are tailored to meet the specific needs of women by providing an experience that is trauma responsive and gender informed. Treatment incorporates evidence-based practices and evolves to meet the current needs of women in care.