You are not alone.
If you need help, talk to a trusted adult and/or use these resources!
Dial 211 in CT for Emergency mobile youth crisis. 211 is a general information line and also can connect you to Youth Crisis services.
Kids in Crisis: (203) 661-1911 KIC has a 24/7 hotline, as well as emergency respite housing, for youth and parents
(From Sept-June: KIC Teen Talk Counselor Ashley Adamson is @ RHS)
Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800- 273-TALK (8355)
Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
LGBTQ support and information: www.trevorproject.org: (866) 488-7386
Dating Violence help: Love is Resepect.org text loveis to 22522
Mental health info. & peer support: www.turningpointct.org
Ridgefield Youth Services (203) 438-6141 Affordable youth and family counseling
Family & Children’s Aid: (203) 748-5889 www.fcaweb.org (Danbury)
For Youth Substance Abuse Assessment and treatment:
See the Ridgefield Prevention Council’s website for extensive resources list: www.ridgefieldpreventioncouncil.org/resources
Support and Help for Families:
The CARES group: Free support group for families concerned about their teen or young adult’s substance use meets weekly Thursday nights @ Insight
Counseling, 103 Danbury Rd. Ridgefield www.thecaresgroup.org 855-406- 0426
NAMI Family Support Group: Free support group for families who live with mental health challenges: Every second Thursday 6:30-8:00 Jesse Lee Memorial Church, 207 Main St. Ridgefield. Contact: Marc firstname.lastname@example.org (203) 940-2516