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If in Crisis

Call 911 if you are facing a dangerous situation


Nassau County Residents: 24/7 Behavioral Health Helpline (516) 227-8255

Queens/New York City Residents: 24/7  Crisis Mental Health Services 1-888-NYC-WELL / (1-888-692-9355)

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

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

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:

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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


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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