Resources


Are you in crisis, or seeking resources for yourself or others? We provide a list below, with links [→] to more information. If this is a life-threatening crisis, please tell someone who can help by calling 911 (in the US), going to your nearest emergency room, or calling a suicide hotline.


HOTLINES
 

  • NYC Well [offers resources specifically for New Yorkers of all ages and free 24-hour crisis counseling at 1-800-NYC-WELL (1-800-692-9355). Translator services are offered in 200+ languages. Alternatively, you may text "WELL" to  65173 or  online chat with a counselor or peer support specialist.
  • National Hopeline Network [→] offers free 24-hour crisis intervention, and can be reached at 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or via online chat.
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline [] is a free 24-hour crisis line, and can be reached at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • Red Nacional de Prevención de Suicidio [] es una línea de crisis en Español que es gratis y se puede utilizar las 24 horas del día. Para hablar y recibir ayuda, llama al número 1-888-628-9454.  

TREATMENT RESOURCES
 

  • Society of Clinical Psychology, APA Division 12 [] offers a list of research-supported psychological treatments, sorted by treatment type and disorder. 
  • Effective Child Therapy--via Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, APA Division 53 [] offers a number of resources: (1) an introduction for families about evidence-based practice in psychotherapy, and how to choose a therapist; (2) a brief overview of some of the most common evidence-based treatments for  child and adolescent psychological symptoms and disorders; and (3) information about which treatments have been shown to work best for which disorders. 
  • American Psychological Association (APA) [→] offers a directory of psychologists throughout the United States. 
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) [] offers a directory of therapists specializing in cognitive behavioral psychotherapy.

for youth
 

  • Stop Bullying [] provides information about how to define and intervene on bullying.
  • You Matter [→] is an online blog for young adults struggling with suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and mental illness. 

FOR Veterans
 

  • Veterans Crisis Line [→] is a free 24-hour resource specifically for Veterans and Service members in crisis. They can be reached by calling 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1. Support is also offered via free and confidential text or chat.

FOR GLBT SUPPORT
 

  • The Trevor Project [→] provides free 24-hour crisis intervention specifically for LGBTQ youth. They are accessible via phone at 1-800-273-8255. They are also accessible via text or chat. 
  • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Help Center [] offers free and confidential telephone (1-888-843-4564), online chat, and email peer-support, as well as local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
  • Trans Lifeline []  offers a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people experiencing a crisis, ranging from questions about gender identity to struggles with self-harm urges. To access the hotline, call 1-877-565-8860.