Community Resources

Crisis and Suicide Prevention Contact Information

Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7, confidential text message service for people in crisis.

Text HOME to 741741 

Maine Crisis Hotline 1-888-568-1112

 

Brunswick Food Resources 

The above link will direct you to Brunswick specific food options, including Brunswick School Department’s daily meal program.  

 

Need Help? Don’t know where to turn? Try 211

(From the 211 website) “Whether it’s financial assistance, domestic violence, addiction treatment, health care, mental health, or heating and utilities assistance, we will talk to you to find out what you need and walk you through all the options to find the right service or program for you.

211 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people of all ages across Maine to local services. 211 Maine is based in Maine and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Specialists are trained and friendly; they know we all need help sometimes.

You can reach 211 via phone, text, email, or by searching our online database.”

 

Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program 

Click link above for information about the food pantry, soup kitchen, phone number, and  hours.  

 

Family-to-Family

https://www.namimaine.org/page/FamilytoFamily

Free, evidence-based, 8-week educational course for family members and friends of people living with mental illness

 

G.E.A.R. Parent Support Network

G.E.A.R Parent Network offers, free of charge:  phone support, parenting suggestions (like child behavior management), education regarding children/youth’s diagnosis, educational workshops via webinar (accessible by computer or smartphone), referral to services, and resource information. We also can offer personalized long-term, one on one in-home parent support for up to 6 months (must meet eligibility criteria) and during this pandemic, we will meet with parents through our private webinar sessions. 

1-800-264-9224 
gearparentnetwork.org