If you are in an emergency situation (meaning you are in imminent danger of harming yourself or others) and need immediate assistance, please do one of the following:
Dial 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
Emergency psychiatric services are available at the following locations:
Bellevue Hospital ER
462 First Ave. at 27th St.
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital ER
113th St. and Amsterdam Ave. (St. Luke’s) OR 59th St. and 10th Ave. (Roosevelt)
New York Presbyterian Hospital ER
525 East 68th St. near York Ave.
Contact the CUNY Crisis Text Line
Text "CUNY" to 741741 to speak with a compassionate, trained Crisis Counselor. Confidential support 24/7, for free.
Available to CUNY students only.
Contact NYC Well, the confidential crisis hotline for New Yorkers
Call 1-888-NYC-WELL, text "WELL" to 65173, or chat with a counselor online.
Contact one of these crisis hotlines
New York State Office of Mental Health Emotional Support Line: 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.
The National Grad Crisis Line - 1-877-GRAD-HLP(472-3457)
National, free, confidential crisis hotline for graduate students. Also available through Skype (international).
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline – 1-800-985-5990 or text 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor
Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-8255
LGBTQIA+ Trevor Lifeline – 1-866-488-7386
Trans Lifeline – 1-877-565-8860
The Steve Fund – Text STEVE to 741741
Crisis support for young people of color.
The Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-342-3720
Safe Horizons – 1-800-621-HOPE
For domestic violence, rape, or sexual assault.
Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741
The National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-SAFE