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For Psychiatric Crises/Emergencies or Help Resources please see the information and numbers below.

If you need help with an adult or child age 17 and under, please call!

PSYCHIATRIC CRISES / EMERGENCIES

Crisis Intervention Team
911 – Ask the police dispatcher to send CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) officers trained to respond to mental illness crises.

For adult crises/emergencies
203 358-8500, 800-586-9903
Mobile Crisis Team

For children's behavioral crises/emergencies
211 or 800-203-1234, Press 1
Child Guidance Center’s Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS)

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HELP RESOURCES
The NAMI volunteers listed below are available to assist family members, caregivers and friends of individuals with serious mental illness.

General assistance:
Lorraine – 203-858-1477
Jeff – 203-570-8051

Assistance for caregivers of children age 17 and under:
Dawn – 203-249-5935

Assistance in Spanish:
Sisi – 203-667-4018

AIR (Anonymous, Inspiring, Relatable) is the new NAMI App - a free, mobile-based social network designed for  individuals living with mental health conditions and their family members / caregivers. Download through the Apple and Android App Stores, create an account and select a group to join.