Sad but true fact is we have addiction problems running rampant in our state. Hopefully the information provided by this new Connecticut website can offer aid.

Truth of the matter, all across the country the opioid and heroin crisis continues to grow. We see the devastating effect on families day in and day out. In my mind any step towards treatment and long term recovery is a positive thing. Hopefully sharing this new information will get more help into the lives of those suffering.

The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services just launched a new website that gives real-time information on bed availability for addiction services. The website of DMHAS states the following:

The Connecticut Addiction Services website was developed to help people in Connecticut get timely access to detox, residential addiction treatment and recovery house beds.

The information on this site is updated daily in an effort to keep the public informed on the availability of DMHAS-funded treatment facilities.

Your link to Detox Programs, Residential Treatment and Recovery Houses can be found at and the site lets people access the info 24/7 via their phone, tablet, or desktop computer.

Another way to connect beyond the new website is a toll free line for addiction services and treatment. Call the ACCESS Line at 1-800-563-4086.

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