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Office of Mental Health

Mental Health Resources During an Emergency

Disaster situations and traumatic events can overwhelm our ability to cope. Often people experience anxiety, fear, helplessness and hopelessness. Know the signs and get help.


NY Project Hope Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314
The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency.

Crisis Text Line: Text GOT5 to 741741.
An anonymous texting service available 24/7. Starting a conversation is easy.

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
Provides 24/7 crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Domestic Violence: 1-800-799-SAFE(7233)
Advocates are available 24/7 to talk to anyone who is experiencing domestic violence, looking for information or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
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.

Mental Health Resources

State and National Resources

County Disaster Mental Health Planning