Mental Health Resources

SUNY New Paltz Institute for Disaster Mental Health, “Tips for Community Members – COVID-19: Managing Stress in this Anxious Time”:

Psychological First Aid and Stress Management, presented by Dr. Karla Vermeulen and Dr. Amy Nitza from the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz:

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):

SAMHSA Disaster Distress:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 1-844-863-9314

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – Crisis Text Line: text TALK to 741741

New Domestic Violence Text Line – NYS launched a new texting program and confidential service to help New Yorkers experiencing domestic violence. Unfortunately, there has been a rise in domestic violence reports during this pandemic. Abuse victims are often closely watched by their abuser, making these tools needed. We want you to know that you are not alone and you do not have to stay in a dangerous situation. Text 844-997-2121 or visit to confidentially chat with a professional at any time of day or night.

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-942-6906

Free Mental Health Webinars – May is Mental Health Awareness Month – free mental health webinars offered by the Mental Health Association of New York State (MHANYS) during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. Register at

Northeast Region 211  All counties.  Dial 211 or 1-888-366-3211 9am-7pm for free, confidential crisis counseling, mental health or substance abuse issues, as well as housing, childcare, employment, healthcare, senior care. Financial problems, legal matters, etc.  After hours, call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

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