Western Connecticut Health Network Offers Crisis Intervention Services in Conjunction with Community Partners
Encourages Community To
Take Advantage Of Available Supports In Aftermath Of Newtown Tragedy
Connecticut Health Network in conjunction with community providers is offering
Crisis Intervention Services 24/7 to area residents needing assistance and or care
for themselves or their families. Services can be accessed by calling 203-739-7007.
In addition, Connecticut's
211 InfoLine, a 24/7 call line with bi-lingual capabilities is available
to connect callers to counselors or other needed supports.
For those that may not be comfortable reaching out for help in this way, Danbury
Hospital is suggesting alternative assistance may be found by contacting your clergy,
your physician or your child's Pediatrician and school counselors or psychologists.
We extend our deepest sympathies to those who have been affected by this tragedy.
This is our home and community and we want to reassure area residents that the Western
Connecticut Health Network hospitals are here, ready to serve your needs today and
On a separate note, the Red Cross is reporting that it has what it needs to support
response efforts. If people want to make a donation to support the affected families,
the United Way of Western Connecticut has created a Sandy Hook School Support Fund
About Western Connecticut Health Network
Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premiere, patient-centered health
care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York.
The organization is anchored by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital
and New Milford Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition
to the two hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes the following affiliates:
Western Connecticut Health Network has centers of excellence in women's health,
cardiovascular and cancer services; minimally invasive and joint and spine surgery;
digestive disorders and radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized
programs for neonatology with a Level IIIb neonatal intensive care unit and accredited
sleep disorder centers. Both hospitals also maintain active clinical research programs,
offering clinical trials for patients with cancer and other health concerns.