Spike Alerts

Please be aware that Litchfield County area is experiencing a spike in overdoses – this means that there have been more than 3 overdoses (fatal or non-fatal) reported by first responders to poison control in a 24-hour period.

HARM REDUCTION LOCATIONS

DateTimeTownLocationProvider
Every Monday11:30AM -12:30PMWinstedOpen Door Soup Kitchen, on St James Pl.APEX
Every Tuesday11:30AM - 12:30PMTorringtonSoup Kitchen on Maiden LnROVER
Every Tuesday1:30PM - 3:00PMNorth CanaanMunicipal lot on Railroad StROVER
Every Wednesday10:00AM - 11:30AMTorringtonFussenich Park behind the ArmoryROVER
Every Thursday11:30AM - 12:30PMTorringtonSoup Kitchen on Maiden LnAPEX
Every Thursday5:00PM - 6:00PMWaterburyMoon Mart, 229 Whitewood RdROVER
Every Thursday3:00PM-6:30PMWaterbury477 E Main St (behind Carmines)APEX
Every Friday11:30AM -12:30PMWinstedOpen Door Soup Kitchen, on St James Pl.ROVER
Every Friday12:00PM - 1:00PMTorringtonCorner of Main St & Alvord StROVER
Every Friday11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWaterbury477 E Main St (behind Carmines)APEX

Apex also provides walk-in service, including Narcan, at the following locations:

  • New Milford: 30 Bridge Street, basement floor, Monday – Thursday 9-5, and Friday 8:30-4:30
  • Torrington: 601 S. Main Street, Third unit, Monday – Thursday 9-5, and Friday 8:30-4:30
  • Danbury: 16 Hospital ave first floor, Monday & Wednesday 9-5, Tuesday & Thursday 9-7, and Friday 8:30-4:30

If you are not able to make it to the times/locations above, please call the Addiction Resource Line at (860) 256-8111 to be connected with outreach staff who can provide you with harm reduction services outside of this schedule.

SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, please call the Litchfield County Addiction Resource line at (860) 256-8111 to speak with one of our local recovery navigators or coaches. The recovery navigators can help provide community resources, support, harm reduction services, and treatment options for people with an addiction and their families.

For 24/7 access to substance use treatment, including detox and transportation, call the Access Line at 1-800-563-4086.

Please note the addiction resource line is not a crisis line – if you are in need of immediate assistance please call 9-1-1 or the Crisis Services Action Line at 1-800-HOPE-135 (1-800-467-3135) or 2-1-1.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Fentanyl has been found in opioids, including heroin and pills made to look like prescription drugs like Percocet and Oxycodone. Fentanyl has also been found in non-opioids such as crack, cocaine, and Xanax. Please exercise an abundance of caution – never use alone and ensure Narcan is accessible.

Funding for this website was provided by the Draper Foundation Fund,
a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation

If you or someone you know needs substance use treatment, call 1-800-563-4068.  To learn more go to drugfreect.org

Recovery Is Possible