NY Project Hope’s role in helping New York cope with COVID will be coming to an end on Dec. 12, 2022.

The NY Project Hope Crisis Counseling Program grant is ending, but we want to make sure you know there are places you can turn for emotional support and resources. Below are just a few statewide and NYC-area resources that are available to you…

988 is here 24/7 if you or someone you know needs emotional support. Call or text 988 or chat at 988lifeline.org

Text Got5 to 741741…the NYS Crisis Text Line that serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free 24/7 support.

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7 national hotline that offers immediate crisis counseling to anyone experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including an infectious disease outbreak like COVID-19. Call or Text: 1–800–985–5990 DisasterDistress.samhsa.gov

211 assists you with finding help near you with everything from paying bills to mental health resources and services.

NYC WELL– Helps with problems like stress, depression, anxiety, or drug and alcohol use. NYC WELL is available 24/7 for you or someone you care for. Text “WELL” to 65173, Call 1-888-NYC-WELL or Chat

NYC311 – Provides access to non-emergency NYC-area service resources from housing to transportation.

Take care New York…

We’re grateful that we’ve been able to support millions of New York residents through the last few years.

Starting Dec. 13 all of our viewers will be automatically redirected to OMH Crisis Prevention page for support resources.

Confidential • Anonymous • Free

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NY Project Hope

can help you in different ways…

Emotional Support Helpline

Call: 1-844-863-9314

8 am – 10 pm | 7 days a week

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.

Provider Directory

Find a provider

Find a NY Project Hope provider agency in your county that understands what you are going through. Talking to them is free, confidential, and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable, and can connect you with other local resources.

Online Wellness Group

Join a wellness group

NY Project Hope Online Wellness Groups are support groups that give us a time and place to talk about the emotional challenges and the stress of COVID. Whether you’re feeling anxious or you’re struggling with a relationship, we have a support group that can help you cope.

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COVID, school, work, parents.

It’s a lot…

There are just so many things to think and stress about… and try to deal with.

Need a little help coping?

COVID-19 and Children…

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We’ve been challenged…

A lot of the focus of COVID has been on physical health, but yet many of us have experienced challenges to our mental and emotional health.

This collection of videos takes a look at some of what we’ve had to navigate during COVID, from loss to isolation, and offers some ways to cope going forward.

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There is always help…

New York Project Hope
Crisis Counselor Portal
Provider Portal
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New York Office of Mental Health

Emotional Support Helpline

Talk to a crisis counselor:

Call: 1-844-863-9314

Confidential • Anonymous • Free

8am-10pm / 7 days