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Free Digital Resources To Use During Social Distancing: Mental Health and Coping

Free resources RCLS library staff and patrons can access during the COVID-19 outbreak.

NYS Mental Health Hotline: Need Help Now? Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text Got5 to 741741

The New York State Office of Mental Health has created a mental health hotline for those in need.

Hotlines:

Crisis Text Line:
New York State has partnered with Crisis Text Line, an anonymous texting service available 24/7. Starting a conversation is easy. Text GOT5 to 741741.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
If your life or someone else's is in imminent danger, please call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Domestic Violence:
If you or someone else is in a relationship is being controlled by another individual through verbal, physical, or sexual abuse, or other tactics, please call: 1-800-942-6906

Crisis Services:

Suicide Prevention
If your life or someone else's is in imminent danger, please call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call (800) 273-8255, 24/7.

 

Information from NYS Office of Mental Health Website: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/bootstrap/crisis.html

More NYS  mental health and anziety resources can be found here: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/protect-yourself-and-your-family-coronavirus-covid-19#managing-stress-and-anxiety

 

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