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

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


Depression and Suicide Prevention

Domestic Abuse

Sexual Assault

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.
  • Sylvia’s Place at Metropolitan Community Church
    Provides social services for the homeless and the hungry, including people living with HIV/AIDS, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) 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:
Mon. – Thurs.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.