Mental Health Resources in New York State

If you are in immediate danger or experiencing a crisis, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. These resources are just a starting point, and it's important to consult with healthcare professionals for personalized advice and support.

New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH):

  • Website: New York State OMH
  • The OMH website provides information on mental health services, programs, and resources in New York State. You can find local mental health offices, crisis intervention services, and more.

NYS Mental Health Hotline:

  • Phone: 1-844-863-9314
  • The NYS Mental Health Hotline offers immediate support, information, and referral to individuals dealing with mental health issues. It operates 24/7

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

  • Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24/7, toll-free hotline that connects individuals in crisis with trained counselors. It is a nationwide resource.

SAMHSA's Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator:

  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides an online tool to locate mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities in your area.

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene:

  • Website: NYC DOHMH Mental Health
  • For residents of New York City, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene website provides information on mental health services and resources specific to the city.

Community Mental Health Centers:

  • Local community mental health centers often provide a range of services, including counseling, therapy, and crisis intervention. You can find these centers through the OMH website or by contacting your local health department.