These resources are available for use from the NYS Office of Mental Health:
NYS Covid-19 Emotional Support Hotline– 1-844-863-9314
“The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency. The Help Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling. “
Guidance on Covid-19– Interim guidance for behavioral health providers licensed by OMH, including Telemental Health Guidance
Please utilize the following links for official information concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19)-
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*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. Use of the Line does not create any confidential provider-therapist relationship of any type. The Line not a substitute for professional health care.