Help is Here

If you know a young person struggling with substance use, they may need your help in managing this complex disease. There are many different types of help available for teens and their families. Help is available through assessment, treatment, support groups for families and their teens, and positive activities for teens that replace substance use. Services can be located by phone, the internet, or through direct referral from a health care provider or community organization.

Finding Resources

Dail 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly trained contact specialist who will provide resources in your community. 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from substance use services, utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more.

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Treatment for Youth Opioid Use

The ASSERT Treatment Model for opioid use disorders is an evidence-based intensive treatment for youth and young adults up to age 21, and their families.

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