Mental Health & Addiction Resource

Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Addiction Services Bed Availability:


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:

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.

Central CT Health District  - Opioid Recovery Program Information 

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

INFOLINE, a partnership of United Ways & the State of Connecticut:  Dial 2-1-1  Crisis Text Line: text 741741

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

The Bridge Family Center- Avon - click here for more information
Counseling centers conveniently located in Avon and West Hartford!

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). **Yoga for Recovery**, by Rushford of Avon, is committed to supporting individuals in recovery and their loved ones. Certified Yoga Instructors donate their time to teach a 45 minute yoga class followed by a 45 minute support group. The class is offered at True North Yoga Studio in Avon at no cost- rather, as a service that is donated by individuals either in recovery or who have been touched by recovery. The class runs from 4-5:30pm every Sunday. For more information, please call Kelly Mangiafico, clinical manager at Rushford-Avon. (860) 284-0048.

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.

Region 4

DMHAS-Funded Mental Health Programs

Wheeler Clinic (24 hr hotline: 860-747-3434)
91 Northwest Drive
Plainville, CT  06062
PH:  860-793-3500  FAX:  860-793-3520

Chrysalis Center
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
PH:  860-560-5600


The report is available on the State Department on Aging website at
For more information about the report and behavioral health services for older adults, please contact Diana Lejardi at (860) 418-6967 or