Emergency: Call 911
Find up-to-date Town of Weston Covid-19 Information HERE
For the latest information about coronavirus in Connecticut,
dial 2-1-1 or text CTCOVID to 898211 or visit ct.gov/coronavirus.
For Child Psychiatric Crisis, in CT call 2-1-1
to reach CT Mobile Crisis Intervention Services for children
Crisis hotlines/text lines: Remember, If it's a crisis to you, its a crisis.
You do not have to be having suicidal thoughts in order to reach out for help.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (adults and children) (800) 273-8255
Kids in Crisis 24 hour helpline: 203-661-1911 (KIC is based in Stamford CT)
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Trevor Project: Crisis intervention services for LGBTQ youth: 24/7 phone help 1-866-488-7386, or find out more about Trevor text and Trevor chat help options HERE
For substance use treatment information 24/7 in CT: (800) 563-4086 (DMHAS)
REGIONAL CRISIS line for adult mental health crisis: (800) 586-9903
In Southwest CT, there are suicide loss support groups in Greenwich and Westport:
Suicide Prevention Information
Youth Suicide- Let’s Give Them Hope,' a good article from Heysigmund.com: “What I do know is that our kids need us. They need to see hope in our eyes and feel heard and accepted when they come to us. We need to help them understand that they are not alone in a world that feels so lonely.”
National Alliance on Mental illness (NAMI) is a nationwide organization, and this is their Connecticut branch. They have information about local parent support groups, a Guide to Navigating a Mental health Crisis, Know the Signs education, and a Help Line (NOT for crisis) 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or
Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. “HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Teens and Suicide: What Parents Should Know. “Asking your child directly about suicide will not increase their risk, or plant the idea. It will create an opportunity to offer support, and let them know you care enough to have the conversation.”