Let’s Navigate This Together


We’re glad you’re here.  It can be difficult and overwhelming to find the right behavioral health support for a friend, family member, or yourself.  Over 30 local organizations have come together to make it easier to access behavioral health information and resources for New Canaan residents.  Talk to an expert that can help navigate available resources, or check out what’s going on in our community.


If you are suicidal or in emotional distress, consider using the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline or 211.
In life-threatening situations, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Call 203-661-1911 for free and confidential support
Our 24/7 emergency Helpline is staffed by trained Crisis Counselors to provide intervention, counseling, and referral services

The New Canaan Urgent Assessment Program connects those in urgent need of mental health treatment with a timely, psychiatric assessment at Silver Hill Hospital followed by a tailored referral for ongoing care in the community. Assessments available to New Canaan residents by appointment for no out-of-pocket cost. To learn more or to schedule an appointment please visit our site at New Canaan / Weston Urgent Assessment Program | Silver Hill Hospital

Resources to Recover is a free online service of Laurel House, Inc. RtoR Resource Specialists offer free help:

  • Understanding mental health signs and symptoms
  • Finding expert behavioral health care
  • Assisting family members in setting boundaries, improving communication, and offering support to loved ones with mental health and addiction issues.
Contact a Resource Specialist Now for free personalized support, information, and referrals to expert mental health providers in New Canaan and nearby communities.


Mental Wellness is an integral aspect to overall community health. New Canaan Behavioral Health Alliance (NCBHA) encourages, develops and supports a greater community awareness of behavioral health issues and resources in our area. Through community partnering, the alliance’s mission is to improve access to behavioral health care for New Canaan residents seeking help.