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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.

NY Project Hope

From the website:

Project Hope is New York’s COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline.

NY Project Hope helps New Yorkers understand their reaction and emotions during  COVID-19. Through an emotional support helpline, educational materials, and trusted referrals, NY Project Hope helps people manage and cope with changes brought on by COVID-19.

Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking to them is free, confidential, and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable and never judges. Sometimes it helps to talk with someone you don’t know.

Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314

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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