Suicide Prevention

The 988 Lifeline - Dial or Text 988

The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800-273-8255 (TALK)

Trans Lifeline - (877) 565-8860

The Trevor Project Lifeline - (866) 488-7386

  • TrevorChat- their online instant messaging option
  • TrevorText- a text-based support option 
  • TrevorSpace If you are looking for peer support, you can visit from anywhere in the world

Crisis Services

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

For adults 18 years of age and older, please use this link ( to search for hotlines and services by town or region within Connecticut.

• 24/7 Crisis Support

Call: (775) 784-8090

Text: "ANSWER" to 839863

Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault

CT Safe Connect - (888) 774-2900

If you need help or just someone to talk to, advocates are available 24/7.

• The Rowan Center - (203) 348-9346

The Rowan Center offers up to 12 free individual counseling sessions to primary and secondary victims of sexual violence, ages 14+, in English, Spanish and Haitian-Creole.

Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence


Kids in Crisis - (203) 661-1911

Need help?  Not sure? Whether you’re a child, parent, relative, teacher, therapist, doctor, neighbor, friend, or anyone else concerned about the welfare of a child, any time of the day or night, trained Crisis Counselors are available to provide immediate help and assess services needed to address and work through any situation.