24/7 Telephone Support/Referral/Lifeline Crisis Services

If you, a youth in your care or a loved one are in crisis and would like to speak with someone from a local crisis team, call 2-1-1, press “1” to be connected to the team serving your town/city.

National Suicide Prevention Line (Lifeline) If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or need emotional support, call the Lifeline.

1-800-273-8255

Click here to learn more about Lifeline.


Substance Use Disorder Treatment Access Line
If you are a Connecticut resident seeking access to substance use disorder treatment, including assessment centers, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), detox, and residential treatment, call the Access Line. The Access Line is able to prioritize transportation services for detox and may also be able to arrange transportation to DMHAS substance use disorder residential treatment.

1-800-563-4086


Mobile Crisis Intervention Services
Our Mobile Crisis Intervention Services offers an immediate response to children and youth, ages 3 - 17, or 18 if still enrolled in school, experiencing behavioral health emergencies in the home, school and other community or hospital settings.
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To access Mobile Crisis Intervention Services, dial 2-1-1 and press 1.

For EAP Customers

If you are using Wheeler’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as part of your company benefits program and need information or to make an appointment, please call 800.275.3327. Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Click here to access more information about Wheeler EAP.

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