The Opioid Crisis: Where to get help

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  • Connecticut’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: 1-800-563-4086
    • This hotline locates an assessment center near you. The assessment centers can help determine which treatment program is right for the individual, depending on the level of addiction


  • For a list of phone numbers for crisis services by town, click here.


  • Wheeler Clinic 
    • Continuum of substance abuse treatment and intervention services, including in-home services and medication-assisted treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction.
    • Navigation Center: 888-793-3500
  • Rushford
    • For a confidential assessment: 1-877-577-3233
    • For Adult Outpatient Services: 1-877-577-3233
    • For Adult Residential Services: 1-877-577-3233
    • For Child & Adolescent Services: 1-877-577-3233 (residential & outpatient)
    • If you or someone you know is struggling with a behavioral health problem, Rushford is here to help. They are located in Middletown, Glastonbury, Meriden, Portland and Durham.


  • Hartford HealthCare’s MATCH program (Medication Assisted Treatment Close to Home)



  • The C.A.R.E.S Group: (Community Addiction & Recovery Education & Support)
    • 103 Mill Plain Rd #4, Danbury, CT 06811, call 855-406-0246


  • Aware Recovery:
    • Aware Recovery Care of Connecticut, 556 Washington Ave, Unit 201, North Haven, CT 06473, call 203-779-5799
    •  For immediate help call 1-844-AWARERC