Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Police

  • Agency: Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Police
  • Address: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, 06134 CT
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Phone: (860) 418-7000
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Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Police is located at 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, 06134 CT. The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Police phone number is (860) 418-7000.

Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Police News

If you or someone you love is battling addiction, help is available. Call 1-800-563-4086 for information on available treatment and services. Recovery is possible and help is available. Please make that call. ❤️

Don't miss tomorrow evening's event at Asnuntuck Community College with former NFL player, Jeff Hatch, as he shares his story about his addiction to opioids and recovery.

Coming up this morning on FOX 61 Commissioner Delphin-Rittmon will be on to talk about the opioid crisis and an exciting contest to help raise awareness.

Ready, set...ENROLL! Open enrollment for healthcare coverage starts today. Go to www.accesshealthct.com or call 1-855-805-4325 to find a healthcare plan for you today. Don't delay! Open enrollment ends on December 15, 2018. #GetCoveredCT

Tomorrow is National Drug Take Back Day. Bring your old or unwanted medications to a location near you. Click here to find a location: https://takebackday.dea.gov/

Are you (or a loved one) struggling to manage unhealthy behaviors like alcohol or drug misuse, self-harm, anger, gambling, anxiety, eating disorders? SMART Recovery is a great FREE option to get support from your peers while also learning coping skills and taking control of your life to make healthy changes. The State of Connecticut has recently sponsored a lot of new SMART Recovery groups for teens and young adults, as well as SMART Family & Friends. For a list of current groups go to http://turningpointct.org/smart/. To participate call (857) 232-0157 at the time and date listed below and enter conference code 63-86-97. - SMART Teen Group: Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm - SMART Young Adult Group: Mondays 8:00-9:30pm  - SMART Family & Friends: Sundays 7:00-8:30pm

Asnuntuck Community College, with support from Enfield Together Coalition, and funding from the Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative, is hosting former NFL player and University of Pennsylvania graduate Jeff Hatch in the college’s conference center on Wednesday, November 7th. The former player will be speaking about his opioid addiction and subsequent recovery. He will be presenting twice that day. Once at 12:30 p.m. for students, staff and faculty at 6 p.m. that night for the public. Both times are free to the public. All media outlets are invited to attend either presentation.

ONE WEEK UNTIL OPEN ENROLLMENT! Open enrollment starts on November 1st for coverage in 2019. Access Health CT plans include coverage for mental health and substance use disorders. Learn more at https://learn.accesshealthct.com, call 1-855-909-2428, or text GetCoveredCT to 30644. #GetCoveredCT

Access Health CT plans include coverage for mental health and substance use disorders. Open enrollment starts on November 1st for coverage in 2019. #GetCoveredCT Learn more at https://learn.accesshealthct.com/.

Did you miss yesterday's Alcohol and Drug Policy Council meeting? You can now watch it On Demand on the Connecticut Network (CT-N) website!

Can't make it to this morning's meeting of the Alcohol and Drug Policy Council? You can watch it live on Connecticut Network (CT-N) beginning at 10AM today. Click here to watch the live stream: http://ct-n.com/ctnplayer.asp?livestream=2

The Imani Breakthrough Recovery Program is a program designed for people with problems with opioids and other drug & alcohol use. The program takes place in churches in four communities (Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven and Waterbury). It is designed to be culturally, spiritually and trauma-informed to assist individuals recovering from opioid use/abuse and other drug or alcohol problems. Call or email to see if you are eligible and sign up today. Learn more: https://www.ct.gov/dmhas/lib/dmhas/publications/imani_breakthrough_flyers.pdf

16 DAYS UNTIL OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS! You can enroll for healthcare coverage for 2019 during the Access Health CT open enrollment period from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15. Plans include coverage for mental health and addiction treatment and services. Learn more: https://learn.accesshealthct.com/

Text-to-911 is now available in Connecticut. If you need help, but can’t safely speak on the phone or are unable to speak, use your mobile phone to send a text message to 9-1-1. Learn more here: https://www.text911ct.org/

The Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut is receiving a $750,000 federal grant to provide mental health support to children and their families who were evacuated from their homes and are living in Connecticut as a result of Hurricane Maria. The funding will be used by DMHAS, in collaboration with the CT Department of Children and Families (DCF), to provide these mental health services and supports at child guidance clinics serving the most heavily affected cities in the state. Read more: https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/Press-Room/Press-Releases/2018/10-2018/Gov-Malloy-Announces-Funding-to-Provide-Mental-Health-Services-for-Children-Who-Evacuated-Homes

Great article about last Thursday's event at Three Rivers Community College showcasing entrepreneurs.

Today is National Voter Registration Day! Your vote is the one that counts. Did you know that you can register to vote online? Go to https://voterregistration.ct.gov/OLVR/welcome.do to register for your right to vote!

Did you miss Friday's opioid conference? You can watch the morning's opening remarks as well as morning keynote speaker, William C. Moyers, on demand on the Connecticut Network (CT-N) website here: http://ct-n.com/ctnplayer.asp?odID=15636

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) will be offering its popular “Freedom From Smoking” cessation programs at Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) this fall as part of their ongoing efforts to help smokers kick the habit and live smoke free. The FREE program features discussion and skill sessions led by trained, certified American Cancer Society facilitators who understand the motivations and rationalizations of smoking, and uses a positive behavior change approach that teaches people how to become permanent non-smokers. Participants attend eight interactive classes with “Quit Day” midway through the program. For more information about Tuesdays in Winsted visit www.nwcc.edu/tobacco-free-resources or contact Lori Fedewa, Director, Connecticut Office of Rural Health at lfedewa@nwcc.edu.