Addiction Guide: Your reliable source on addiction and the dangers of illicit substances, https://www.addictionguide.com/
Alcoholics Anonymous: http://www.aa.org/
Ask NOAH: Men's Health: An informative web site providing information and resources related to men's health issues.
Children of Alcoholics and other Drug Dependencies: Contact NACoA for information about the association, locations of nearest meetings, or referrals and information about further help. http://www.nacoa.net
Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Go Ask Alice! Columbia University has a website called, Go Ask Alice!, a question and answer forum regarding a variety of health issues. Go Ask Alice! is supported by a team of Columbia University health educators and health care providers, along with information and research specialists from health-related organizations worldwide. http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu
It's Your Sex Life: A guide to safe and responsible sex. Includes information regarding pregnancy, contraception, STD's, and communication. http://www.itsyoursexlife.com
Planned Parenthood: Resources in English and Spanish regarding birth control, pregnancy, STD's, local health centers, and more. http://www.plannedparenthood.org
STD's: For info on herpes and HPV, including subscriptions to HPV News, a quarterly newsletter about genital warts, contact ASHA's Herpes Resource Center. http://www.ashastd.org
Online Mental Health Screening: Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional - they are a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources.
Take a brief self-assessment for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Alcohol Use, Substance Use, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorder, and Resiliency/Stress. http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/post
211.Org: A national one-stop connection to local services that include food, housing, child care, crisis intervention, elder care, utility assistance, etc. https://www.211ct.org/. You can also dial 211 for information.
Eating Disorders at School: How to spot the signs along with where to get help for college students. http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-eating-disorder-resources/
Make the Connection: A resource for Veterans that provides information on the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges, research-based treatment options, and inspiring stories of recovery. https://maketheconnection.net/
Proud2BMe: Promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight. http://proud2bme.org/
InTheRooms.Com: provides an opportunity for individuals who are more comfortable interacting with others online, suffer from any kind of anxiety related to social groups, or who would like to ease themselves into the 12-step world from the comfort of their rooms. https://www.intherooms.com/
StartYourRecovery.org: SYR helps individuals learn about addiction, recognize signs of a problem, and find local support and treatment. Visitors to the site can also hear stories from their peers who have overcome substance abuse challenges. https://startyourrecovery.org/
Mood Gym: An interactive self-help book which helps you learn and practice skills to help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. https://moodgym.com.au/
RAINN: The Nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. https://www.rainn.org/
The Trevor Project: A leading national organization providing support, resources, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Talk to someone via phone, text, or chat. www.thetrevorproject.org
Realize Your Resilience: Programs and services to help foster resilience through a holistic approach to overcoming life’s challenges by building on your strengths. https://www.realizeyourresilience.com/
National Suicide Prevention 24-Hour Hotline: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
Planned Parenthood, Waterbury: 203.753.2119
Safe Haven, Local Domestic Violence Support: 203.575.0036
Waterbury Hospital Crisis: 203.573.6500
National Sexual Assault 24 hour Hotline: 1.800.656.HOPE(4673)
The Trevor Helpline: 24-hour Suicide Hotline for Gay Youth: 866-488-7386 The Trevor Project is a nonprofit endeavor created to support gay and questioning youth, and to aid in suicide prevention among that group. Teens with nowhere to turn can call 866-4-U-TREVOR, where they can talk to trained counselors, find local resources and take important steps on their way to becoming healthy adults. All calls are free and confidential.
Veterans Crisis Line: Connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available