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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
Ep 12: Our Comunity & Mental Health
with Silver Hill's Dr. Andrew Gerber MD, PhD

Learn more about Dr. Andrew Gerber MD, PhD, Silver Hill Hospital's President and Medical Doctor

Silver Hill Hospital

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Ep 11: Mental Health: It's Everyone's Business
with Lost Got Found's Emily Torchiana

Lost Got Found

A nonprofit organization dedicated to working with high school students through a mental health curriculum.

Let's Talk About It New Canaan

An New Canaan-based organization that provides information regarding mental, behavioral, emotional health, and intelligence.


New Canaan Parent Support Group

An organization dedicated to providing an inclusive and safe environment for parents of loved ones affected by addiction and substance use.

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Ep 9 & 10: Managing Parental Stress During the Pandemic
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

For more information on our sponsor, visit:

New Canaan Community Foundation

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