Monday -Thursday from 8:30am to 7:00pm
Friday from 8:30am to 6:00pm
Saturday-Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm
For more information visit the new Reach Out CT website here.
Reach Out CT is now available for the entire state of Connecticut, seven days a week. Regardless of where you are, you can call us if you need help. We are here for you.
What is Reach Out CT?
Reach Out CT is a support line you can call that will direct you to the resources or services you need. When you call Reach Out Connecticut at 844-TALK-4CT you will be answered by a trained professional. Our team members are experienced in providing mental health guidance and can connect you to outsourced hotlines or agencies if needed. During the COVID-19 crisis you deserve a compassionate listener who can lend an ear about your stress and point you in the right direction for whatever resources you might need.
This helpline is available Monday - Thursday from 8:30am to 7:00pm, Friday from 8:30am to 6:00pm and Saturday - Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm.
Is it free?
Yes. This support line is toll-free and you can call back as often as you want. Our goal is to make emotional support and connections to resources more accessible to everyone in Connecticut, and you will never be charged for speaking with us.
When should I call?
You should call Reach Out Connecticut if you:
Just need someone to talk to (in English or Spanish)
Need emotional support
Need food and don't know who to turn to
Are in need of child/infant supplies (school notebooks, diapers, clothes, etc.)
Need connections to mental health resources
Have questions about how to get COVID-19 information
Need connections to volunteer aid or help from the community
Reach Out Connecticut does not serve as a therapy/counseling, crisis intervention, or emergency hotline.
If you are in a crisis (threats of harming self or others; destruction of property; significant safety issue) call 2-1-1.
If you are in an emergency (medical attention is needed; police intervention is needed; weapons are involved) call 9-1-1.
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255. This hotline, along with 211 and 911 are available 24/7.