A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

Connecticut Treatment Centers

Connecticut AA Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings provide a place for support and recovery offering a helping hand to those suffering from alcoholism.

The Connecticut AA database features hundreds of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and contact information for local groups near you.

Al-Anon Family Groups

For those who have a loved one or friend who’s addiction to alcohol has caused undue stress on your life, consider the supportive care of Al-Anon family groups. These groups offer recovery solutions for those who known someone who is addicted to alcohol.

Al-Anon Family Group Connecticut – A complete list of Al-anon meetings throughout the state of Connecticut.

Mental Health Services

The Department of Mental Health & Addiction in Connecticut provides resources and helpful links to local area treatment and rehabilitation facilities that can provide helpful care for mental health problems, behavioral health problems and substance abuse.

Hartford Hospital – mental health services division of the Hartford Hospital in Connecticut.

Silver Hill Hospital – Mental health services division of Silver Hill Hospital.

Connecticut Mental Health – Mental health services and support in Connecticut.

Mental Health Association of Connecticut – Supportive tools and resources for residents in search of mental health treatment.

Anonymous Groups

Connecticut NA – provides a complete list of NA meetings taking place throughout Connecticut offering hope to those suffering from a wide range of substance abuse problems.

Cocaine Anonymous Connecticut – For those in recovery from cocaine addiction in Connecticut.

Connecticut Gamblers Anonymous – Help for those who suffer from compulsive gambling and gambling addiction in Connecticut.

Connecticut Helplines

Health Department AIDS/HIV Hotline – call (860) 692-2783

Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction – A complete database of crisis services hotlines in Connecticut.

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services – call (888) 999-5545

Connecticut Child Abuse  – If you are a victim of child abuse or you suspect a case of child abuse, call (800) 624-5518

Connecticut Suicide & Crisis Hotline – If you are thinking of committing suicide or you know someone who is suicidal, call 800-203-1234

Treatment & Detox Guide

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Crack Addiction Treatment Centers

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Teens Who Drink Are at Greater Risk for Alcoholism

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