These resources and opportunities are available to DMHAS employees.  They can help reduce the impact of work-related stress, trauma, burn-out, compassion fatigue, and moral injury.

Additionally, the same supports can also help staff address personal issues that can impact work-life balance.

Solutions Employee Assistance Program Services

Solutions EAP free and confidential services are available to DMHAS staff and their close family members.

  • Solutions EAP is staffed by professional, licensed clinicians across the state.
  • A person may receive up to 8 EAP sessions with a clinician per presenting problem.
  • Call 1-800-526-3485 24/7 or visit: if you or a family member are in need of support.

Additional Resources

Strengthening the Connection Beyond Crisis This webinar from Newport Academy is designed for clinical professionals, psychologists, therapists, counselors, and social workers working with families during a time of crisis.

Talk It Out Help Line 1-833-528-5011 Are you a stressed parent or guardian? Many staff are challenged by the significant responsibilities of providing health or behavioral healthcare services while supporting their children at home. This CT help line is for parents and caregivers to help them manage stress.

Crisis Text Line Text CT to 74174 for free 24/7 support.  This service connects users with live, trained crisis counselors.

National Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.