Crisis Resources

Youth and Adult

Immediate life-threatening emergencies:   Dial 911 

Madison Police Services
  non-emergency (203) 245-2721 
   9 Campus Drive Madison, CT 06443

988 Suicide Hotline

Mental health/behavioral crisis services for youth/families:

  • Dial 211 - follow phone prompts to EMPS (Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services) 

Suspected child abuse/neglect:

Helplines for Teens: 

  • 1 800 273 TALK  | 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line: text “CT” to 741741 
  • *On-line resources for youth and adults available at

Adult Mental Health and Addiction:

ACTION line: Dial 211 or 1 800 HOPE 135

  • Adult Telephone Intervention and Options Network
  • Immediate support for mental health, emotional or substance abuse issues.  

BHcare Branford (203) 483-2630, 

  • Follow phone prompts for after-hours coverage. For life threatening emergencies contact 911 or go to nearest hospital emergency room
  • Visit the BHcare website for more info on available Mental Health and Addiction Services 

SAMHSA National Helpline

  • Confidential free help to find substance abuse treatment 1-800-662-4357 or  SAMHSA online

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault:

CT Domestic Violence Hotline:

  • English: 1-888-774-2900
  • Spanish: 1-888-831-9200

Domestic Violence Services of Greater New Haven

Sexual Assault Crisis Services of Greater New Haven

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Women and Family Life Center (WFLC)