Mental Health Resources

General Information Regarding Mental Health Best Practices published by National Institute of Mental Health and CT Department of Mental Health and many more. We will be updating overtime. There are some fantastic resources out there! The more you learn the better questions you can ask when seeking the right type of help!

Learn a little more about different types of mental health issues.  Scroll down to read brochures and literature on a variety of mental health topics. We find knowledge it power!

Website Resources

CDC: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention

This is a very good website to get a better understanding of the statistics and various types of mental health issues. 

https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/learn/index.htm

National Institute on Mental Health

Learn more about research and findings. An excellent resource for individuals looking for more answers. 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

NAMI: National Alliance of Mental Illness

This is one of the largest grass roots organizations in the country that is patient and family centered. 

https://www.nami.org/

Suicide Help

If you are concerned about a child or loved on. Dial 2-1-1 or visit your nearest ER.  When your child is in crisis, here is a good starting point that might give you immediate help: http://www.empsct.org/

Suicide Is Preventalbe

We are members of CT's Suicide Prevention Team. The state is working diligently to find the facts and then find the best resources to help prevent more suicides. Please have these conversations with people you love. Learn the symptoms and don't be afraid to take action.  If someone has a plan, feels hopeless, and has access to carry out a plan - Dial 911, go to the nearest hospital, or Dial 211. You may not feel comfortable making the call. Let that person be heard and let them know you care. 

Childhood Mental Health Disorders - when to seek help

Borderline Personality Disorder

Eating Disorders

If you suspect an Eating Disorder, we recommend that you consult with you family doctor and/or a Psychiatrist. You or a loved one may need a higher level of care. We often will refer Eating Disorders to a clinic before starting treatment at NECBT.