There are ways to get help for someone with mental concerns, or for someone who is struggling emotionally. These resources are meant to find help for a friend, yourself, family, or another community member. 


Emergency – 911

Infoline & Suicide Hotline- 211

Local Counseling

We have put together a list of local counseling agencies close to the Ellington, CT area.


Ellington Youth Services’ guides to understanding depression, anxiety, general mental health, and introducing tools for managing it.

Self Care

Speak Free has a committee made up of people from the Ellington community. We all have a personal connection with mental health & understand how difficult the journey can be. That is why self-care is essential. This page will be updated with tips on practicing self-care & media to inspire practicing self-care.