Mental Health And Substance Abuse Prevention / Treatment / Recovery Resources For Avon Residents
For a list of walk-in assessment centers and their hours, please visit the DMHAS website at: www.ct.gov/dmhas/walkins.
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services - New toll-free number - 1-800-563-4086 - to help connect residents seeking treatment services for an opioid addiction to local walk-in assessment centers.
State of Connecticut - Network of Care - Connecticut's Network of Care is committed to promoting access to behavioral health care information for all residents of Connecticut.
CLRP (Connecticut Legal Rights Project) - CLRP staff is available to speak with people in recovery, families, community groups and providers about the rights and responsibilities of individuals with psychiatric disabilities.
Capitol Region Mental Health Center - Serving the City of Hartford and the Towns of Avon, Canton, Farmington, Simsbury and West Hartford.
State Funded Mental Health & Addiction Services for Adult residents of Avon, Canton, Farmington, Simsbury & West Hartford Mental Health Resources & Addiction Services
CapitolArea Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), Bloomfield, CT: 860-286-9333
INFOLINE, a partnership of United Ways & the State of Connecticut: Dial 2-1-1
CT Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) provides Telephone Recovery Support (TRS) an innovative peer-to-peer support service. Offering weekly telephone calls to people in recovery to “check in” and see how they’re doing. Recoverees are given support and encouragement as well as information about community resources, 12-step meetings or other supports that may help them maintain their recovery. Calls are made by trained CCAR volunteers that are, in many instances, in recovery themselves. CALL: 1 (877) 676-CCAR
University of Connecticut Health Center - Outpatient Clinic
Adolescent/Youth Counseling/Mental Health Evaluation (Serves Ages 6-17): 860-679-6700
Wheeler Clinic, Inc. Alcohol & Drug Abuse Unit, 91 NW Dr. Plainville, CT 06062: 860-793-3500
Rushford at Avon, 35 Tower Lane, Avon, CT 06001: 1-855-825-4026 or 1-877-577-3233. Rushford at Avon offers varying levels of treatment that adapt to therapeutic needs, with services that range from once-a-week outpatient therapy to intensive outpatient therapy (IOP).
Farmington Valley Chapter- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) FV NAMI Site
Emergency & Non-Emergency Telephone Directory for Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Other Services.Telephone Directory
Mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment for adults at The Village South. Appointments and walk ins! Click here for Flyer
Short-Term Counseling: Professional, confidential short-term counseling is available to Avon residents free of charge. Issues may include personal mental health, family relations, housing, personal finance and medical problems. Referrals are accepted from self, police, court personnel, churches, parents, schools and other agencies.
Please click here for a list of substance & mental health/illness resources.
Support Groups: Family Support group meets the 3rd Monday of each month from 7-8:30pm at the Valley Community Baptist Church at 590 West Avon Road. It is open to families and friends of people with mental illness, to provide support and encouragement from one another through the sharing of similar experiences, feelings, and challenges encountered when caring for, or interacting with, a loved one with a mental illness. It is facilitated by volunteer NAMI-FVCT members who have been trained in support group facilitation. For more information, contact Ms. Janet Brownstein at 860-620-7717 or by email.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Connecticut- Current Roster of Programs: NAMI CT Roster of Programs
NAMI's Family to Family Programs - click here for details
- Location: West Avon Congregational Church. 280 Country Club Road, Avon, CT 06001
- Contact & Registration: Janet at 860-620-7717
Listing of Crisis Numbers by Town in Region 4:
AVON – Capitol Region Mental Health Center (860) 297-0999.
DMHAS-Funded Mental Health Programs
91 Northwest Drive
Plainville, CT 06062
PH: 860-793-3500 FAX: 860-793-3520
255 Homestead Avenue
P.O. Box 320613
Hartford, CT 06132-0613
PH: 860-263-4400 FAX: 860-761-3103
Community Renewal Team (CRT), Inc.
555 Windsor Street
Hartford, CT 06120
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Addiction Services Bed Availability
The report is available on the State Department on Aging website at http://www.ct.gov/SDA/nowrongdoor
For more information about the report and behavioral health services for older adults, please contact Diana Lejardi at (860) 418-6967 or http://firstname.lastname@example.org