Substance Abuse and Addictions 

A free community service. You can call 2-1-1 to get information, or to seek help in a crisis. Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Simply dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-203-1234 any time of day or night.

Support for friends and families of alcoholics.

Capt SAMHSA's Center-Preventing Herioin Use: Facts, Factors, and Strategies

Connecticut Youth Services Association
Get in touch with a member of the Connecticut Youth Service Bureau System closest to you.

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
Works to strengthen the capacity or community coalitions in their efforts to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities.

The State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Gamblers Anonymous
Support for those addicted to gambling. Opioids:The Prescription Drug & Heroin Overdose Epidemic

NIH: Perscription Drug Abuse—Opioids

The National Institute on Drug Abuse

TimeToTalk provides easy-to-use guides and tips to help you have ongoing conversations with your kids to keep them healthy and drug-free.

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Drug and Alcohol Prevention 

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free
A unique coalition of Governors’ spouses, Federal agencies, and public and private organizations, is an initiative to prevent the use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15. It is the only national effort that focuses on alcohol use in this age group.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

Health, Laws and Regulations in CT  

Connecticut Clearinghouse
A statewide library and resource center for information on substance use and mental health disorders, prevention and health promotion, treatment and recovery, wellness and other related topics.

Set The Rules CT
CT Office of Policy and Management’s information on the legal consequences of hosting underage drinking parties and the impact of alcohol on an adolescent brain.

The United States Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, National mental Health Information Center.

The State of Connecticut Department of Public Health

The State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles



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