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Helpful Contacts for Those in Need

MEDICAL:
Depression & Addiction -- 
Signs, Symptoms & Treatment: https://bocarecoverycenter.com/addiction/depression/

Diabetes Warning Signs: https://www.zocdoc.com/blog/the-early-warning-signs-of-diabetes/

Telemedicine -- Online doctor: https://www.onlinedoctor.com/telehealth-connecticut/
FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:
Home Ownership for People With Disabilities: https://lendedu.com/blog/home-ownership-for-people-with-disabilties/​


RVing with a disability: www.ezsnapdirect.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-rving-with-a-disability/

MEDICARE:
Medicare Ins and Outs: 

Retirement Guide: www.retireguide.com/medicare/

Medicare Costs, Plans and Qualifying in Cs: https://www.affordablehealthinsurance.com/medicare-
plans/connecticut/#who_qualifies_for_medicare_in_connecticut


MESOTHELIOMA: 
Mesothelioma Hope: https://www.mesotheliomahope.com/

​Lawyer Center: https://www.mesotheliomalawyercenter.org/

​Assisted Living: https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma-assisted-living/
 

Spiritual Support: https://www.asbestos.com/support/spiritual/

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NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING: 

Natural Family Planning: www.nfpandmore.org​

​Helping couples & families navigate fertility with faith: https://ccli.org/myparishnfp/
 

​SENIOR CARE AND ASSISTED LIVING:

 
Addiction: https://www.addictioncenter.com/Addiction/Elderly/
Caring For The Elderly:
https://www.cprcertified.com/blog/first-aid-tips-for-caregivers
Senior’s Guide to Bedroom Fall Prevention
Five Home Repairs Seniors Should Avoid Doing When They Are Alone

Caring.com:
https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/connecticut
https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living
https://www.caring.com/senior-care/in-home-care/
https://www.caring.com/senior-living/memory-care-facilities/
https://www.caring.com/senior-living/nursing-homes/
https://www.caring.com/senior-living/independent-living/
https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/connecticut
https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/longtermcare/paying-for-assisted-living.html
https://www.seniorhomes.com/senior-housing-for-low-income-residents/​
https://www.nvisioncenters.com/education/seniors-vision-guide/
https://www.nvisioncenters.com/cataracts/
 
​Community Outreach and Senior Advocate, Carol Wells -- (800) 204-7132
Elderly Eating Disorders: https://withinhealth.com/learn/elderly
Medication Management:
https://www.singlecare.com/blog/medication-management-for-seniors/
Memory Care: https://www.memorycare.com/disability-benefits/
Senior Budgeting & Couponing: 
https://couponfollow.com/research/seniors-guide-to-budgeting-and-couponing

CEREBRAL PALSY:

www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com
www.birthinjurycenter.org/cerebral-palsy/


SOUP KITCHENS & PANTRIES: 
Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries: www.shorelinesoupkitchens.org | 860-388-1988


Food Pantry at St. Mark Church: Bob Edburg - 860-304-3454 | Tuesdays 11:30am – 2:15pm


St. Vincent DePaul:
Middletown – svdmiddletown.org | 860-344-0097
Norwich – svdpp.org | 860-889-7374
 
TELEMEDICINE:
Online doctor -- https://www.onlinedoctor.com/telehealth-connecticut/
 
VETERAN SUPPORT:

Assisted Living and Long Term Care Benefits: https://www.seniorcareadvisor.org/veterans-benefits-for-assisted-living-long-term-care/

Addiction Resources in CT: https://www.addictionresource.net/best-drug-rehab-centers/veterans/connecticut/

https://www.addictionguide.com/addiction/veterans/

Addition Treatments: https://www.southjerseyrecovery.com/resources/veterans-community-care-network/


Camp Lejeune: https://www.camplejeuneclaimscenter.com/


CT Rehabs: https://drugrehabus.org/rehabs/treatment/tricare/united-states/connecticut/


Free Grants: http://freegrantsforveterans.org/


Mesothelioma: https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/prognosis/support/


​​Substance Abuse: https://www.arrowpassage.com/veteran-substance-abuse/

YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES: 

Westbrook Youth & Family Services - www.wyfs.org | 860-399-9239


Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services - www.osyfs.org | 860-395-3190


​Causes of Child Birth Injuries: https://www.childbirthinjuries.com/resources/special-education/


​Homeless & Runaway Youth:
Resource Guide: https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/resources-for-homeless-
and-runaway-youth/

Substance Use Prevention Education: https://www.addicted.org/supe/fentanyl/parents-guide-to-fentanyl/

https://www.addicted.org/supe/parents/protecting-children-from-online-drug-dealers/


https://stayhonest.org/guide/cannabis-substance-abuse-among-homeless-and-runaway-youths-what-can-you-do-how-to-find-help


​Healthy Futures: For families on their parenting journey from pregnancy up to age six. This free,
at-home visiting program, is open to all families who reside in Middlesex County, as well as
Madison, Guilford, and Old Lyme.  

 

Click on PDF below for more information:

IS IT INTERFERING WITH YOUR LIFE?

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Alcohol: 

www.aa.org | 1-866-783-7712

www.ctalanon.org | 1-888-825-2666 - (if someone else’s drinking is affecting your life)

www.AlcoholRehabGuide.org/Treatment

Alcohol and Cancer:  https://alcoholrehabhelp.org/addiction/effects/cancer/

Adderall Abuse: 

https://compass-recovery.com/adderall-guide/

 

Addiction Treatment: 

https://www.addictiontreatmentdivision.org

https://www.addictiongroup.org/treatment/options/inpatient/

https://www.newmouth.com/oral-health/effects/drug-addiction/

https://resume.io/blog/guide-to-finding-a-job-after-rehab

https://bedrockrecoverycenter.com/treatment/12-step-program

Other Drugs: www.na.org | 1-818 773-9999 x 135

https://springhillrecovery.com/

Substance Abuse Signs:  https://springhillrecovery.com/addiction/

Cyber-Bullying: 

https://www.broadbandsearch.net/blog/cyber-bullying-statistics

 

Food: 

www.oa.org | 1-505-891-2664

 

Gambling: 

www.gamblersanonymous.org  -  Connecticut Hotline Number: 1-855-2CALLGA (855-222-5542)

OTHER HELPFUL LINKS:


     More Catholic websites recommendations can be found via Untangling the Catholic Web.

 

While these organizations by their structure are not affiliated with either Parish or the Diocese of Norwich, we are enriched by the support, generosity and opportunities for Christian Service they provide.

 

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