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The following directory includes mental health and educational resources to inform, guide, and inspire individuals seeking information for their whole health and wellness. Resources also include organizations that are meeting the needs of education, social justice, advocacy, activism, and healing for communities during times of strife.

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Connecticut Center for Nonviolence
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  • Social Justice

Connecticut Center for Nonviolence

The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence promotes a comprehensive framework for conflict reconciliation and coalition building rooted in the philosophy and practices of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr and the Civil Rights Movement.
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Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunity

The mission of the Commission is to eliminate discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement and to establish equal opportunity and justice for all persons within the State through advocacy and education.
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  • Youth & Young Adult

Connecticut Department of Children and Families

We, at CTDCF, believe in the values of diversity and inclusion.  Specifically, we believe in the diversity of thoughts, ideas, beliefs, experiences, and we value the inclusion of all people and their human differences.   Recognizing that Child Welfare is a system that is flawed and has historically contributed to disproportionality...
Connecticut Free Rehab Centers
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Connecticut Free Rehab Centers

If you’re in need of affordable addiction treatment in Connecticut, there are many substance abuse programs that can provide free and low-cost services.
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Connecticut Free Rehab Centers

In Connecticut, free rehab centers can provide inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment services. To get free treatment, you can use Medicaid, government funds, or choose a non-profit organization.
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Connecticut Hate Crimes Advisory Council

Created by state law under Connecticut Statute § 51-279f, the council is responsible for encouraging and coordinating programs that increase community awareness and reporting of hate crimes to combat such crimes. It also can make recommendations for legislation concerning hate crimes, including recommendations on restitution for victims, community service designed to...
Connecticut Latinos Achieving Rights & Opportunities (CLARO)
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Connecticut Latinos Achieving Rights & Opportunities (CLARO)

CLARO is the leading LGTBQI+ cultural organization located in the heart of Connecticut. CLARO, on every second Saturday in September, presents Hartford PRIDE week with the support of allies, organizations, businesses, and the City of Hartford. Our annual Hartford Pride Fest and Concert is a family-centered event showcasing entertainment, food,...
Connecticut Mental Health Center – Mobile Crisis Intervention and Evaluation Unit
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Connecticut Mental Health Center – Mobile Crisis Intervention and Evaluation Unit

Connecticut Mental Health Center serves people with mental illness and/or addictions. Throughout CMHC and its satellites, our highly experienced, compassionate clinical staff is dedicated to helping patients find and follow their own individual pathways to recovery. If you are experiencing a mental health or trauma-related crisis and wish to see...
Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project
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  • Social Justice

Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project

To implement the state of Connecticut’s Alvin W. Penn Racial Profiling Law which prohibits law enforcement agencies from stopping, detaining, or searching any motorist when the stop is motivated solely by considerations of the race, color, ethnicity, age, gender, or sexual orientation of that individual.
Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition
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Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition

CTAC is dedicated to the advancement and attainment of full human rights for all trans and gender non-conforming people.
Connecticut Violence Intervention Program
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  • Youth & Young Adult

Connecticut Violence Intervention Program

CTVIP is a group of trusted, trained community members that disrupt, prevent, and stop the spread of violence which results in trauma through crisis intervention and proactive relationships with the highest-risk youths and the institutions that impact their lives in the Greater New Haven area.
Connecticut Women’s Consortium
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  • Mental Health

Connecticut Women’s Consortium

Education for nonprofits, state agencies, social workers, clinicians, and others interested in learning about gender, trauma, substance use, and mental health.
Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF)
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  • Social Justice

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF)

CWEALF advocates for and empowers women and girls* in Connecticut, especially those who are underserved or marginalized. We work to create an equitable society where women and girls thrive. * Our work supports women and girls who identify as cisgender and transgender, and non-binary individuals, as well as people of...
Cove Center For Grieving Children
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  • Youth & Young Adult

Cove Center For Grieving Children

The Cove is a safe place for kids to come together with other grieving kids, to share their stories and their feelings with others.  But The Cove is not simply a program for kids.  Since children grieve best in a knowledgeable, caring family environment, it is important that parents and...
Crisis Text Line
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Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
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Danbury Area Justice Network

The corporate attack on every piece of progressive policy is in full swing. From the environment, to healthcare, aid to the poor, education funding, the right to a union and even public media, the right-wing is on the move to eradicate all resistance to its agenda for total corporate domination...
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)
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Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

The mission of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is to improve the quality of life of the people of Connecticut by providing an integrated network of comprehensive, effective and efficient mental health and addiction services that foster self-sufficiency, dignity and respect.
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Depression and Dental Health

Exploring the Connection, and How to Get Back on a Healthy Track
Desegregate Connecticut
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  • Social Justice

Desegregate Connecticut

We are a Pro-Homes coalition of neighbors and nonprofits advocating for better local & state land use policies to make every community in Connecticut more prosperous, equitable, and sustainable. Formed in June 2020, in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd and the renewed conversation on racial justice, our...
Detox.com
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Detox.com

If you or someone you love is addicted to drugs or alcohol, call our helpline at 1-800-483-2193 or visit our website for help finding Connecticut detox centers that will assist you.

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