Mental Health Resources

Local 3 would like to make you aware of the mental health services and other resources that are available to you as we go through this difficult time. Please contect us with any questions you may have. We are all in this together. 


NYC Well 

Call 1-888-NYC-WELL or Text “WELL” to 65173

A confidential helpline for mental health and substance misuse services. Trained counselors can provide you with support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 200 languages. Services include: Crisis counseling, Peer support, Short-term counseling, Mobile crisis teams, and Connection to ongoing mental health and substance misuse services.


COVID-19 Emotional Support Line 

Call 1-844-863-9314

The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency. The Help Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling. Staffed 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 7 days a week. In both English and Spanish with other translation services available.


COVID Care Direct for Essential Workers 

Online Request Form

A volunteer network of 1500+ mental health professionals, life coaches, spiritual care providers, organizers, and crisis line operators ready to offer free support to essential workers in this time of incredible need. If you are currently in crisis, please go to the emergency room or call 911. If you are currently experiencing thoughts of suicide, please call 1-800-273-8255.


Disaster Distress Helpline 

Call 1-800-985-5990 and text "TalkWithUs" to 66746

Crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

Call 1-800-273-8255

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.


Aging Connect Hotline 

Call 212-AGING-NYC (212-244-6469)

If you feel lonely or isolated or have questions about mental health services you currently receive through the NYC Department for the Aging. The Aging Connect hotline also provides information for caregivers.


Veterans Crisis Line 

Call 800-273-8255

If you are a veteran living in New York, or New Jersey, you can get trauma counseling and crisis intervention supportIf this is an emergency, call 911. If you need connecting to services, call 311 in NYC.


National Domestic Violence Hotline 

Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)

Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline 

Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.

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  • Ben Townsend
    published this page in Blog 2020-04-09 16:08:25 -0400
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