Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health


Substance Abuse Treatment

Stamford Hospital – Detox

30 Shelbourne Road

Stamford, CT 06902

Phone: 203-325-7000: Statewide: 1-800-708-9145

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) – organizes the recovery community (people in recovery, family members, friends and allies) by promoting recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction through advocacy, education and service. CCAR also provides Telephone Recovery Support to help people in recovery stay in recovery. A person new in recovery receives a weekly call from a trained person to check in and see how their recovery is going. On average, people receive calls for fourteen weeks, often times much longer. Recoverees can also enroll online.

Pregnant Addict Care Programs- provides pre-natal evaluations, health care, patient education and post-partum care for pregnant narcotic addicts.

Al-Anon Family Groups


A Twelve Step fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems

Connecticut Al-Anon/Alateen Toll Free Number: 1-888-8AL-ANON (1-888-825-2666)

Liberation Programs

119 Main Street

Stamford, CT

Phone: 203-858-3208

Inpatient Admissions #: 203-953-3367, Fax #: 203-690-1265

Outpatient Admissions #: 203-399-3136, Fax #: 203-967-9476



Cost(s): Public/Private insurance accepted, sliding scale self-pay available

Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30

Population Served: 18+

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible.

Liberation Programs is one of Fairfield County’s leading substance abuse and behavioral health organizations specializing in treatment for all types of substance use disorders including alcohol, opiates, depressants and stimulants. Our mission is to help individuals and families overcome addiction in order to restore their lives and ultimately strengthen our communities. Programs include inpatient and outpatient treatment programs including individual and group counseling, family therapy, intensive outpatient treatment, medication assisted treatment, and relapse prevention.

Services include Methadone maintenance and ambulatory detox.

Narcotics Anonymous

Phone:  Statewide: 800-627-3543


NA is a Twelve Step fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used.

Behavioral Health

CT Council on Problem Gambling

Phone:  Toll Free Help Line:1-888-789-7777 or 1-800-346-6238

National Problem Gambling

Phone: Helpline: 800-522-4700

Bettor Choice Programs

141 Franklin Commons

Stamford CT 06901

Phone: 860-823-3094


Gambling-specific treatment programs funded by the State of Connecticut. Services are offered at more than 16 locations in Connecticut through community agencies. Most programs offer a variety of outpatient services including: individual, group, and budget counseling for both problem gamblers and family members, psychiatric evaluation for both gamblers and family members, and couples and family counseling.

Connecticut Renaissance: Stamford

141 Franklin Street

Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: (203) 602-4441 ext 2202 Fax: (203) 602-7782

Contact:  Paul Arevalo



Cost(s): Accept Husky A,C and D, several commercial insurances, Self Pay, sliding fee scale .

Language(s) Spoken:English, Spanish

Hours: Monday -Thursday 9-9, Friday 9-5

Population Served: Individuals needing behavioral health, psychiatric and medication management and/or substance recovery programs.

Restrictions: 18+ years old, must be safe/stable enough to participate in treatment.  Call for intake assessment (will do remote assessments).

Referral/Drop In:  Court referred program for DWI diversion and education program.

Accessibility:  Wheelchair accessible

Can Apply Before Release?  Yes

Connecticut Renaissance Stamford provides a wide range of behavioral health services included groups for intensive outpatient (3x/week), outpatient (1x/week), co-occurring (groups separated by gender) and individual treatment and co-occuring for behavioral health.

Gamblers Anonymous


Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.