Recommended by New Canaan Abuse Prevention Partnership

National Domestic Violence Hotline

    Call: 1-800-799-7233


CT'S Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCCT)

    Call: 1-888-774-2900


Kids in Crisis

    Call: 203-661-1911


Greenwich YWCA Abuse Prevention Services


The Rowan Center


RESOURCES by episode
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Ep 9: Managing Parental Stress During the Pandemic (PART 1)
with New Canaan CARES' Stacey Walker & The Child Guidance Center of Southern CT's Georgette Harrison

New Canaan CARES

The Child Guidance Center of Southern CT

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Ep 8: Helping Friends in Abusive Relationships
with DVCC's Suzanne Adam, Executive Director

If you are in immediate danger, CALL 911. 

To speak to a counselor, call the 24-Hour Hotline: 888-774-2900

Read DVCC's Safety Planning Resources

Contact Bethany Zaro (RN, MPH) at New Canaan Human Services: 



TEDTalk: "Why Domestic Violence Victims Don't Leave" by Leslie Morgan 

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Ep 7: Raising Healthy Boys
with The Rowan Center's Luke Robbins, LCSW
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Ep 6: Childhood Trauma & Building Resiliency
with Rev. Carol Howard Merritt, First Presbyterian Church
Ep 5: Parenting During & After COVID-19
with Allyson Bram Mahoney, MS, CCC/SLP

Bram Speech and Language Consultants

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Ep 4: Managing Change in the Time of COVID-19
Panel Discussion

Silver Hill Hospital

Family Centers for HOPE

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Ep 3: Building Kids' Resilience
with New Canaan CARES' Ellen Brezovsky

Resilience Resources from New Canaan CARES:

Recommended Books:

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed by Jessica Lahey

The Blessing of a B Minus: Raising Resilient Teenagers by Wendy Mogul

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Mindset by Carol Dweck

Ep 2: Teen Dating Violence
with Greenwich YWCA's Meredith Gold

**Call 911 immediately if you or someone you know is in immediate danger.**


Greenwich YWCA Abuse Prevention Services

Connecticut Statewide Abuse Hotline: (888) 774-2900

Call or text for crisis intervention and resources like safety planning, counseling, and emergency shelter.


  • The time of separation or breakup is the most dangerous.

  • Use domestic violence services and professionals to make a safety plan to carefully plan for a breakup.

  • Never confront the abuser. That adds danger for all involved.

Ep 1: Raising Strong Girls
with LiveGirl CEO & Founder Sheri West

LiveGirl Website:

Listen to LiveGirl's CONFIDENT Podcast, a mother-daughter podcast featuring conversations with fierce female leaders. Available on Apple, Spotify, or on

LiveGirl Blog: Hear from LiveGirl's young leaders directly on their blog.

To get involved with LiveGirl, contact Sheri West at or call (475) 889-3306.

Connect on social media @goLiveGirl.

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INTRO: Welcome to Talking About It

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New Canaan Community Foundation