Nearly 15% of Connecticut adults and more than 7% of resident adolescents suffer from major depression. Furthermore, nearly 29% of residents reported symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
It’s clear that Connecticut residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Hotline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Connecticut Action Line
The state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers a 24/7 helpline for residents to receive assistance. Call 800-467-3135 to be connected with a mental health professional, or visit the website, which is loaded with info, by clicking here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Connecticut-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.