Resources

This is our database of useful resources that may offer some support for your questions. For specific guidance or help please see the contact tab where through direct conversation the ERCCC can offer a more personalized and specific response.

 

Safe Ride Program

SafeRides of Redding and Easton will provide a free, confidential, non-judgmental, safe ride home to youth who find themselves in unsafe situations.  This may include but is not limited to, youth who have been drinking, whose companion has been drinking, or youth who no longer feel comfortable with the individual(s) with whom they are socializing.

If you need a Safe Ride please call (203) 308-0604

For more information please contact:

Luca Cerbin at:

luca.cerbin@er9.org

or Michael Klein-Wassink

mkleinwassink@live.com

 

Local Groups & Programs

Smart Recovery Friends and Family Group

Smart Recovery Teen Group

40 Developmental Assets List

Early Childhood (ages 3 to 5)

Children Grades K–3 (ages 5-9)

Middle Childhood (ages 8-12)

Adolescents (ages 12-18)

 

At-Home Resources:

Tips for Cultivating a Growth Mindset at Home

HVCASA Marijuana Newsletter

Educator Resources:

Vaping and E-Cigs – Good to Know

Marijuana – Good to Know

Mental Health Information:

Anxiety-  https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Anxiety-Disorders

Depression-https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Depression/Overview

Substance Use/Abuse- https://www.samhsa.gov/disorders/substance-use

Eating Disorders- https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Eating-Disorders

Risk of Suicide-  https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Risk-of-Suicide

Self-Herm- https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Self-harm

 

Good External Websites and Resources:

http://www.ct.gov/dmhas/site/default.asp

www.settherulesct.org

www.abovetheinfluence.com

www.drugfree.org

www.centeronaddiction.org

www.211ct.org

http://www.HVCASA.org

http://www.ryasap.org

 

 

 

If you or anyone you know is contemplating suicide, please reach out for help. The National Suicide Hotline can be reached by calling 1-800-273-8255, or texting 741741. They can be reached 24/7.  

You can also call 211 anywhere in the state of Connecticut. 2-1-1 connects callers, at no cost, to critical health and human services in their community.