(WTNH) — For people struggling with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is now a free resource you can turn to. The ‘Hero Hotline’ was created by Community Health Resources, a non-profit behavioral healthcare agency in Connecticut.

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The hotline will connect you with a trained professional and refer you to resources for ongoing care and support.

The number is 888-217-HERO. It is staffed 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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