Bringing the Light to Mental Health & Wellness
Most of the time, mental health problems are invisible to the outside world—and that means those who are struggling often struggle alone. By shining a much-needed light on mental wellness, we can dispel the myths, learn the facts, and help start important conversations.
Who’s At Risk?
Mental health conditions can affect anyone.
Learn how some populations are disproportionately impacted.
Test Your Knowledge About Mental Health
Crisis Support Resources:
Crisis Text Line
Free support from a volunteer crisis counselor by text. Available 24/7.
Text HOME to 741741 or visit the website.
Intervention services for children and adolescents experiencing a behavioral or mental health crisis.
Dial 211 and press “1” for “Crisis” to speak with a trained counselor.
Crisis Resources by County (NAMI)
CT’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) lists the crisis resources you can access in your country.
Learn the 5 steps you can take to help someone who might be in crisis.
Mental Health America
Learn more about how mental health is a critical part of overall wellness.
Find easy-to-understand information about mental health conditions.
The National Institute of Mental Health
Find statistics, fact sheets, and more research on mental disorders.
The Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board (CTSAB)
Find resources for a variety of target audiences and environments, and order free print materials & promotional items.
Developed by young people in CT who are in recovery from mental health and substance use issues. Read their stories and find guidance.