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If in Crisis

Call 911 if you are facing a dangerous situation

New NYS Mental Health Hotline is 1-844-863-9314

Mobile Crisis Hotlines

Queens/New York City Residents: 24/7  Crisis Mental Health Services 1-888-NYC-WELL / (1-888-692-9355)
Nassau County Residents: 24/7 Behavioral Health Helpline (516) 227-8255
Suffolk County Residents 24/7 (DASH): (631) 952-3333

Zucker Hillside Hospital, Behavioral Health Crisis Center (718) 470-8300
Walk-ins accepted Monday-Friday 9AM-7PM
75-59 263rd Street, Glen Oaks, NY 11004

The Diagnostic, Assessment and Stabilization Hub (DASH)
Walk-ins are welcome, social workers and nurses available 24 hours a day.
90 Adams Avenue, Hauppauge 11788
This is managed by the Family Service League of Long Island,
Call 631-952-3333, this is a 24/7 Hotline

List of Hospitals with Psychiatric Units by County:

Jamaica Hospital
Flushing Hospital
NYC Health+Hospital/Elmhurst (formerly Elmhurst Hospital)
Zucker Hillside Hospital
NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens (formerly Queens Hospital), Psychiatric ER, 1-718- 883-3575
offers CPEP (Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Room)

Nassau County
Nassau University Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Room – 516-572-6394
Mercy Medical Center
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, South Shore
South Nassau Communities Hospital

Stonybrook University Medical Center
Brookhaven Hospital
Huntington Hospital
Syosset Hospital
John T. Mather, Psychiatric Emergency Room
South Oaks Hospital
Eastern Long Island Hospital

Crisis Mobile Teams 1-800-543-3638, 1800-lifenet, or Call 311 and ask for Lifenet

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NAMI’s National Information Helpline: (800) 950-NAMI /(950-6264)

Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. The NAMI Information Helpline is available Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-TALK (8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Calls will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.

  • Call for yourself or someone you care about
  • Free and confidential
  • A network of over 150 centers nationwide
  • Available 24/7

Crisis Text Line Text START to 741741

The Crisis Text Line is available 24/7 to help you with any kind of crisis. Visit to learn more about how the Crisis Text Line works.

Youth America Hotline (877) YOUTHLINE (968-8454)

The Youth America Hotline is a free peer-to-peer hotline network that links callers to community-based peer counseling hotlines.

Veterans Crisis Line (800) 273-8255 and Press 1
Text 838255

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

Suicide Prevention In College Resource Guide
Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help!
 This online guide, created by Affordable Colleges Online, is designed to offer hope and help for college students who are experiencing suicidal thoughts, as well as their friends and family.

Local Resources
Find a Mental Health Program:  Locate Mental Health Programs in New York State

Additional Resources

Be prepared for a Crisis, please download and print this help guide to have on hand:

Someone in Crisis_Calling for Help


Intensive In-Home Services for Family and Children:
South Shore Child Guidance Center
516 868 – 3030

Crisis Residential Services for Children:
Mental Health Association of Nassau County
516 489 – 0100 Ext. 1318

Sagamore Children’s Center
631 370 – 1701

Crisis Residential Services for Adults:
Angelo J. Melillo Center for Mental Health
516 676 – 2388

Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Center
516 822 – 6111

Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
631 761 – 2928

Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
(800) 448-3000

National Hopeline Network
(800) SUICIDE  (784-2433)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)


Alcohol Hotline
(800) 331-2900

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
(800) 344-2666

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
(800) 821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
(800) 252-6465

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 729-6686

Families Anonymous
(800) 736-9805

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
(800) 622-2255


NUMC Chemical Dependency Detoxification (DETOX) Unit
516 572 – 6394

Maryhaven Center of Hope – New Hope
516 546 – 7070 Option 3

Poison Control
(800) 222-1222

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous
(800) 347-8998

National Help Line for Substance Abuse
(800) 262-2463


National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

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