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The Trevor Project (Suicide Prevention LGBTQ)

 
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Trevor Lifeline 1-866-488-7386
TrevorText Text START to 678-678
 
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization for providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. To learn more, visit thetrevorproject.org.
 
Updated on March 7, 2021
 


The New York Center for Children (Child Abuse or Trauma)

 
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333 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
(212) 517-3012
info@newyorkcenterforchildren.org
 
All services are currently being provided remotely by telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Eligibility
victims of child abuse and their families in New York City.
 
Services
NYCC’s services are free of charge and available in Spanish and English. Services are tailored to children, parents, families, health care professionals, schools, and community organizations.
 
Programs
Individual Therapy: Clinical social workers and psychologists provide individual therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults and their families to help them heal from child abuse and trauma. To make a referral or for more information, please contact Raydel Rijo at (212) 517-3012 ext. 41 or rrijo@newyorkcenterforchildren.org.
Group Therapy: Support groups to children, adolescents, and non-offending parents. To make a referral or for more information, please contact Karina Cruz at (212) 517-3012 ext. 22 or kcruz@newyorkcenterforchildren.org
Full Medical Examinations: On-site pediatrician provides a sensitive and comprehensive medical exam.
Professional Consultations: Phone and also, in-person consultations are available to victims, their families, and professionals engaged in the investigation and reporting process.
 
More information
► Learn more about NYCC by visiting newyorkcenterforchildren.org
To report suspected maltreatment of a child please call 1-800-342-3720
Non Emergency Help Parent Helpline 800-342-7472
Out of NY State Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453
 


Child Adolescent and Family Services (CAFS)

 
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1240 Park Avenue (bet. 96th and 97th Streets), New York, NY 10029
(212) 241-7175
 
Child Adolescent and Family Services (CAFS) is an Ambulatory Psychiatry Service certified by the New York State Office of Mental Health that provides outpatient clinic treatment for children and adolescents (from birth through age 18) and their families.
 
Eligibility
If a parent or health care provider suspects that any child under three years of age has a developmental delay (including speech, motor, social emotional, vision or hearing), they can request an evaluation by calling 311 in New York City. All children must be referred to New York City to access the CAFS program services. Eligibility for Early Intervention services can only be determined by State-approved evaluators under contract with New York City.
 
Services At the Center
– Comprehensive evaluation.
– Individual, group, and family therapy.
– Parent training and support.
– Pharmacologic evaluation and ongoing medication management.
– Case management services.
– Crisis intervention.
 
Programs
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Program: provides evidence-based comprehensive DBT treatment for adolescents ages 14-18, at risk of engaging in self-harming behaviors, and with mood and impulse issues.
Social Skills Group Therapy Program: provides weekly, group therapy (Coping Power, Incredible Years, structured play therapy) for children ages 7-12 who struggle with disruptive behavior, including attention-deficit, and oppositional and defiant behaviors.
The Therapeutic Nursery: is a center-based Early Intervention Program whose mission is to provide services for toddlers 1-3-year-old with developmental delays and/or behavioral problems. The services offered at the Therapeutic Nursery include special instruction, family counseling, and family support. We work in a collaborative team setting, which includes a special education teacher, a social worker, and child psychiatry fellows.
 
Find more details about the programs visiting mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/psychiatry/areas-of-care/child-psychiatry.
 


Find a Mental Health Program

 
nygov-logoMental Health Program Directory
NYS Office of Mental Health
(800) 597-8481
 
Find a program suitable for your or your child’s needs in the Mental Health Program Directory by the NYS Office of Mental Health.
 
The Directory is a searchable list of programs that are licensed by the Office of Mental Health (OMH) and programs that are funded by the OMH.
 
Search programs by county, city, category and subcategory. You can get additional details about programs and the agencies that operate them by clicking on the Program and Agency Names in the directory listing.
 
To receive service from or to schedule an appointment for a program in your county, you may contact the program directly.
 


NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline

 
nygov-logoOffice of Mental Health Emotional Support Line
844-863-9314

 
 
NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline at 844-863-9314 is staffed 8 am-10 pm, 7 days a week. The phone line is staffed with specially trained volunteer professionals who are there to listen, support, and refer if needed.
 
If you’re experiencing grief due to COVID-19 get support through these reminders.You can also help others going through grief following these helpful tips.
 
*DISCLAIMER: The Office of Mental Health’s (“OMH”) Emotional Support Line (“Line”) is not licensed or unlicensed mental health care or treatment of any type regardless of what is discussed or who provides support.  It is for emotional support purposes only. The use of the Line does not create any confidential provider-therapist relationship of any type. The Line is not a substitute for professional health care.
 

La Línea de Apoyo Emocional NYS 844-863-9314 opera 7 días a la semana desde las 8 am a 10pm con profesionales entrenados para escuchar, apoyar, y remitir a otros servicios en caso necesario.
 
Si estás pasando por momentos de duelo, encuentra el apoyo que necesitas leyendo estos consejos. Tambien puedes ayudar a quienes esten pasando por momentos de duelo practicando estos consejos.
 
*EXENCION DE RESPONSABILIDAD: La Linea de Apoyo Emocional de la Oficina de Salud Mental no es una oficina de salud mental o tratamientos con licencia. La linea ofrecera apoyo emocional exclusivamente. El uso de la linea no equivaldra a una relacion terapeuta-paciente. La linea no es un sustituto de servicios profesionales en salud.

 



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