General Mental Health

Nonprofits, Self-Help, Professional Organizations, More

Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health
An association of professionals in Connecticut concerned with the social and emotional development of infants and young children that promotes education, research, and study of the effects of infant social-emotional development in the first years of life on the full range of developmental outcomes. Add To Favorites

Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Works with individuals, groups, couples, and families, and focuses on the power of the family system as an instrument of change and healing. Add To Favorites

Connecticut Clearinghouse
Provides information, resources, and publications on substance abuse, mental health, and general health. Add To Favorites

Connecticut Medical Assistance Program
Provides information and referral for those in need of low-cost medical assistance in Connecticut. Add To Favorites

Connecticut Mental Health Center
The Center provides comprehensive psychiatric services to residents of the Greater New Haven area. Clinical services are focused on patients who are poor and who suffer severe psychiatric and addictive illnesses and disability. Add To Favorites

Connecticut Psychiatric Society
Organization dedicated to advocating for the rights of persons suffering from mental illness and providing a sounding board for mental health providers. Add To Favorites

Fellowship Place
A day center providing life skills programs, career development for mentally ill adults or persons with substance abuse issues, as well as homeless individuals. Add To Favorites

Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network
Provides a free, customized consumer health research service for Connecticut residents. Call (860) 679-4055 to request a packet of information tailored to your health questions. Web site links to recommended Web sites on subjects such as mental health, navigating the health care system, children's health, patient advocacy and others. Add To Favorites

Keep the Promise Coalition
Seeks to advocate for the “Blue Ribbon Solutions” necessary to maintain and expand critical mental health services for adults and children and housing options to meet their needs. Add To Favorites

Mental Health Association of Connecticut
Works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million individuals with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service. Add To Favorites

National Alliance on Mental Illness of CT (NAMI-CT)
A support and advocacy organization that sponsors local support groups and offers education and information about community services for people with mental illness and their families. There are a total of 24 chapters within the state. Add To Favorites

North Central Regional Mental Health Board, Inc.
A consumer council that is led and driven by consumers to ensure that citizens are involved in determining and monitoring the kind of state mental health services provided in Connecticut. Add To Favorites

Prevent Suicide CT
Seeks to reduce and eliminate suicide by instilling hope across the lifespan and through the use of culturally competent advocacy, policy, education, collaboration and networking. Add To Favorites

Provides inpatient and outpatient treatment services to children, adolescents, adults and families coping with substance abuse and mental health issues. Add To Favorites

Silver Hill Hospital
A nationally recognized, independent, not-for-profit psychiatric hospital. Services include treatment for mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and other psychoses, eating disorders, personality disorders and substance abuse – with special expertise in treating patients dually-diagnosed with both a psychiatric illness and a substance abuse disorder. Add To Favorites

The Consultation Center
Statewide information and referrals to support groups. Provides technical assistance in starting and maintaining groups. Holds group leadership training, educational workshops and conference. Publishes directory of self-help groups, newsletter, other publications. Add To Favorites

University of Connecticut Department of Psychiatry
Provides clinical treatment, community outreach, and assessment services to the people of Connecticut. Also provides public research treatment programs aimed at improving mental conditions. Add To Favorites

Volunteers in Psychotherapy (VIP)
A nonprofit organization through which people earn access to strictly private therapy, in exchange for volunteer work they provide to the charitable, nonprofit or government agency of their choice. Add To Favorites

Yale Behavioral Health
Designed to meet the clinical, managerial, training, and consultative needs of state and city governments, hospitals, and community, behavioral health organizations. It meets these needs by combining state-of-the-art clinical services with strategies for efficiently managing care. Add To Favorites