NYC Resources

Mental Health Resources


Free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text or chat and get access to mental health and substance misuse services in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.
1 (888) NYC-WELL
Spanish: 1-888-692-9355, press 3
Call 711 (Relay Service for Deaf/Hard of Hearing)
Text “WELL” to 65173
(Hotlines are open 24 hours a day; all calls are free and confidential)

Steve Fund Crisis Text Line

If you are a young person of color who is feeling stressed, depressed, or anxious, you can text STEVE to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.


Your online resource for college mental health.

10-Minute Mind

With the 10 Minute Mind, you can learn to manage your stress in only 10 short minutes a day.

CUNY Central

Links to mental health, substance abuse, and medical resources

Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY

Guide for finding help for common problems during the COVID-19 pandemic

The following resources may be contacted for help with more specific issues


Depression and Suicide Prevention

Domestic Abuse

Sexual Assault

Eating Disorders

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

LGBTQ support services


  • Covenant House
    Provides emergency shelter, crisis care, counseling and clothing.
  • Ali Forney Center – Offers emergency and transitional housing, drop-in services, meals, support groups, counseling and medical services for LGBTQ homeless youth.
  • Safe Horizon Streetwork Project
    Provides LGBT-affirming services for runaway and homeless youth, including emergency housing, food, clothing, showers, medical care, needle exchange and an HIV support group.
  • Trinity Place Shelter
    Transitional housing program for LGBTQ youth ages 18-24 in New York City.

BMCC Counseling Center

Virtual Appointments Only at this time
Phone: (212) 220-8140


Please note that our email address is not monitored continuously. If this is an emergency call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Appointments Are Available:
Summer Hours
Mon. – Thurs.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.