Help for Parents

Honest conversations about alcohol, marijuana, and drug use as early as possible sets the foundation for youth to thrive.

These local resources are waiting to help you find your way out of the darkness of substance abuse.

Take action and inspire change!

 Call 2-1-1

 A confidential, judgment-free, cost-free hotline to help adults, teens, and children with substance addiction. A community resource specialist in your area will connect you with local aid. Available 24/7.

  The C.A.R.E.S. Group

 www.thecaresgroup.org

 1-855-406-0246

 A free, confidential support group and outlet for families and friends of those struggling with substance abuse.

- Meeting Mondays, 7-9 pm
- Stratford United Methodist Church
- 2600 Main Street, Stratford

 Townofstratford.com/communityservices

 Individual Youth and Family Counseling

- Mon & Fri 8am-4:30pm
- Tues, Wed, Thurs 8am-8pm

 Drugfree.org

  Shatterproof.org

 www.ct.gov/dmhas

If you or a loved one are experiencing a life-threatening emergency call 911