New York Crisis Resources

Alma is not an emergency service. If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs immediate help, please use the list of resources below. Caring professionals are available to provide you with support and understanding.

24-Hour Hotlines

Organization Name

Service Type

Contact Information

Services offered: Free, 24/7 help for those who are in crisis or experiencing distress. 

Who they serve: Anyone.

For more national resources, see National Crisis Resources.

Call or text 988 to reach a live representative


For individuals in need of emotional support, experiencing a mental health crisis, or who are experiencing substance abuse.

Service: 24-hour mental health hotline available in over 200 languages. Also provides mental health referrals and dispatches mobile crisis teams.

Call: 1-888-692-9355

New York State HOPEline

For individuals experiencing difficulties with gambling and chemical dependencies. 

Service: Information, referral services, and a 24-hour hotline.

Call: 1-877-846-7369

Text: 467369

The Samaritans NYC

For individuals experiencing mental health crisis, trauma, loss, or suicidality. 

Service: 24-hour mental health crisis hotline.

Call: 1-212-673-3000


Response of Suffolk County

For individuals experiencing a mental health crisis in Suffolk County.

Service: 24-hour mental health crisis hotline. Also provides mental health referrals.

Call: 1-631-751-7500



Contact Community Services (East Syracuse)

For individuals experiencing mental health crisis or suicidality in East Syracuse

Service: 24-hour mental health crisis hotline.

Call: 1-315-251-0600


Other Resources

Organization Name

Service Type

Contact Information

Mental Health Association of NJ

Individuals who need emotional support related to issues surrounding COVID-19 and other mental health concerns.

Service: Behavioral health information and referrals. 

Call: 1-866-202-4357

NYC Free Clinic

Individuals who require physical or mental health care.

Service: A comprehensive free healthcare clinic that provides specialty referrals, counseling, patient education, social services and registration for health insurance.

Call: 1-212-206-5200

Crisis Nursery

Individuals with minors who require respite. 

Service: A safe place for children to stay staffed by trained professionals.

Call: 1-212-633-9300

Parent Helpline

Individuals who have questions or concerns about a child or family.

Service: Confidential information and referral service operating from 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Call: 1-800-244-5373

Columbia Day Program

Individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, or personality disorders that are affecting their ability to go to school or work.

Service: Intensive and structured therapy.

Call: 1-212-305-6001


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