Specializing in counseling, prevention services, and positive youth development

420 Post Road West • Westport, CT 06880 •  203-227-7644

How Can We Help?

Welcome to Positive Directions

Providing mental health services in Fairfield County since 1971

We counsel adolescents, parents, couples, and families experiencing anxiety, depression and stress-related ailments, as well as addictions and other destructive behaviors. We encourage you to contact us about creating positive changes in your life and in your relationships.

CALL US for more information or to arrange a free and confidential telephone conversation with a professional counselor about how we might help you. 203.227.7644*

We are also the primary provider of alcohol/substance prevention, education and support programs in Mid-Fairfield County. To learn more about these programs, click on SERVICES and then PROGRAMS on the menu bar. 

* Our Hours of operation are Monday - Friday  9:00am - 5:00pm.  If you have an an emergency, please call 911

Turn To Us When...

  • You or someone you love is drinking too much and you don't know what to do
  • Stress has become overwhelming
  • You are struggling with a new stage of your life
  • You want to communicate better with your family
  • Your child doesn't want to go to school
  • A relationship is causing negative impact on your life
  • You see anxiety, depression or withdrawal in your child
  • Family, financial or health challenges feel unbearable
  • Gambling is changing your life
  • You need help locating mental health resources
  • Your grief over a loss feels too difficult and too long
  • You wish to strengthen your connection to your children

News & Events

 Safe Practice: You can dispose of old and unused prescription medication, 24/7, at the following Police Depts:

  • Fairfield, 100 Reef Rd
  • Westport, 50 Jesup Rd
  • Wilton, 240 Danbury Rd

Start the Talk: Parenting Tool  Practice Talking to your kids about the dangers of alcohol

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