PLACES TO GET IMMEDIATE HELP IN A CRISIS:

FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH WEBSITE:

 

CONTACT INFORMATION  FOR PLACES THAT OFFER IMMEDIATE HELP IN A CRISIS



CALL 911 IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, OR GO TO THE NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM



  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En Español 1-888-628-9454
    The  Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis hotline that is available to  everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects  callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network.  These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.  People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can contact  the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.


  • Crisis Text Line
    Text “HELLO” to 741741
    The  Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week  throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of  crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support  and information.


  • Veterans Crisis Line
    Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 or text to 838255
    The  Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects  veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder. The  service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered  with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare. People who are deaf, hard of  hearing, or have hearing loss can call 1-800-799-4889.


  • Disaster Distress Helpline
    Call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
    The  disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for  people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or  human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual,  confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.




Retrieved from: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help/index.shtml on Sept. 5, 2019

HELP IN NON-EMERGENCY SITUATIONS IN NYS: 2-1-1 INFORMATION

What follows is for NYS only:

Call 211 (or Call 311 in New York City)


2-1-1 (and 3-1-1 in New York City) helps people cut through what can be a confusing and overwhelming maze  of information and resources. The 2-1-1 Helpline is free, confidential and multilingual, and assists people in finding the answers to many different Health and Human Services-related questions. 2-1-1 (and 3-1-1 in New York City) helps people figure out what they need  and links them directly to those resources. It can help with things like locating essential services, seeking volunteer opportunities, obtaining information on starting a small business, etc. It is open 24/7, 365 days a year.



2-1-1 ADIRONDACK (NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(888) 774-0289  Alternative Number
2-1-1 information and referral service for the following counties in New York: Clinton, Essex and Franklin


3-1-1 NYC (New York)

Home Page 

(212) 639-9675

3-1-1 services available in the NYC region, which includes Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island) counties.

 


2-1-1 CENTRAL NEW YORK (SYRACUSE)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(844) 245-1922  Alternative Number

2-1-1 information and referral service for the following counties in New York: Jefferson, Lewis, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence



2-1-1 FINGER LAKES REGION (NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(585) 275-5151  Alternative Number
(877) 356-9211  Alternative Number
2-1-1  information, referral and crisis intervention/suicide hotline service  for the following New York counties: Cayuga, Livingston, Monroe,  Ontario, Seneca, and Wayne. Serves as the hub site for the 2-1-1 Finger  Lakes Region, working with two partner sites (2-1-1 Helpline and 2-1-1  Tompkins - see separate listings) to provide information & referral  services to a 12 county region in the Finger Lakes (Allegany, Cayuga,  Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Schuyler, Steuben,  Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties). 2-1-1/LIFE LINE answers all  after-hours, weekend and holiday calls for the region.


2-1-1 HELPLINE (NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(800) 346-2211  Alternative Number
2-1-1 information and referral service for the following counties in New York: Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates. 



2-1-1 LONG ISLAND (NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(888) 774-7633  Alternative Number
2-1-1 information and referral service for the following counties in New York:  Nassau and Suffolk.


2-1-1 MID-YORK (UTICA NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(844) 342-5211  Alternative Number
2-1-1 information and referral for the following counties in New York: Oneida, Madison, and Herkimer.


2-1-1 NORTHEAST REGION (NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(888) 366-3211  Alternative Number
(518) 694-8900  Alternative Number
2-1-1  information and referral services for the following counties in New  York:  Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery,  Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington.


2-1-1 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER REGION (NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(800) 901-2180  Alternative Number
2-1-1  information and referral service for the following counties in New  York: Broome, Chenango and Tioga. Maintains information for Delaware  & Otsego Counties.



2-1-1 TOMPKINS/CORTLAND (NEW YORK)
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(607) 272-9331  Alternative Number
(877) 211-8667  Alternative Number
2-1-1 information and referral service for the following counties in New York: Cortland and Tompkins.


2-1-1 WESTERN NEW YORK
Home Page
211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
(888) 696-9211  Alternative Number
2-1-1  information and referral service for the following counties in New  York:  Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and  Wyoming.



  • UNITED WAY’S 2-1-1 HUDSON VALLEY REGION (NEW YORK)
    Home Page
    211  Dial 2-1-1 from service area
    (800) 899-1479  Alternative Number
    (914) 993-3700  Alternative Number
    2-1-1  information and referral for the following counties in New York:  Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.

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