"No matter how difficult the past, you can always begin again today."
— Jack Kornfield
We believe that everyone deserves to feel safe, secure, and happy. This resource page aims to help you, friends, and loved ones to easily find help where and when you need it, from dozens of wonderful community resources surrounding us.
Stress levels among students have been a big focus among the Madison school district and Madison youth-focus organizations.
Nancy Jo Sales said her book, American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers, provides parents with plenty of information about current issues affecting young girls when it comes to social media. Here are seven things she learned while researching the book she says parents should know right now.
Author of New Book Joins Forces with Local Mental Health Experts to Encourage Parents to Have a Conversation
Sure, there’s a problem with teens and social media. But what’s a parent to do? Here are some tips from experts along the shoreline, along with their contact information if you want to check with them about specific issues, or to find out about programs and other resources
Phone: 2-1-1 from anywhere in CT. Outside of CT, call 1-800-273-8255
Text HOME to 741741 and a counselor will text back, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Local Mental Health authority Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Madison, North Branford, and North Haven
Local Mental Health Authority for Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Essex, Killingworth, Old Saybrook, Westbrook, and other towns.
For anyone who would prefer to speak Spanish, it is 1-844-831-9200.
Westbrook Youth and Family Services, Inc.