Social Emotional Resources

COVID-19 has us all staying home more and socially distancing – including staying away from health and mental health clinics. Still, in this stressful time we all need someone to talk to sometimes even a professional.

If you need someone to talk to but aren’t sure who, read through this list of LIVE RESOURCES to talk to someone when you need to.

NYC Well

  • Free, confidential, 24/7 mental health support by speaking to a local counselor via phone, text, or chat in more than 200 languages.

  • 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)

  • Text WELL to 65173

  • Chat at

Crisis Text Line

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Support for people with experiences of domestic violence. Resources for those quarantined with their abuser.

  • 1−800−799−7233


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

NYC National Alliance on Mental Illness

The Trevor Project

Additional Resources

  • Free Wifi: ​Providers Offering Wi-Fi for 60 Days (English y Espanol)

  • HITE: Free and low-cost health and social services

  • Food Help NYC: Map of food pantry locations


General Mental Health Information and Support

Family / Mindfulness and Stress Management