24-Hour Mobile Mental Health Team: 1-888-750-2266
Garnet Behavioral Health/OR ER: 845-333-1623 Inpatient Behavioral Health Services
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Are you in crisis? Are you feeling desperate, alone, or hopeless? Call or Text 988 to connect to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (formerly the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.
National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
Useful Psychiatric & Mental Health Resources
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
The American Psychiatric Association was founded in 1844 and is the world’s largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing more than 33,000 psychiatric physicians from the United States and around the world. Its member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including intellectual disabilities and substance use disorders.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, established in 1953, is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected with psychiatric disorders. It is a membership based organization, composed of over 8,000 child and adolescent psychiatrists and other interested physicians.
Its members actively research, evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving direction to and responding quickly to new developments in addressing the healthcare needs of children and their families. AACAP widely distributes information in an effort to promote an understanding of mental illnesses and remove the stigma associated with them, advance efforts in prevention of mental illnesses, and assure proper treatment and access to services for children and adolescents.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The National Institute of Mental Health is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health. The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs.
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world’s largest biomedical library. NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics. It supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. The Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.
Regional & Local Resources:
New York State Office of Mental Health - http://www.omh.ny.gov/
Autism Speaks - http://www.autismspeaks.org/
Children and adults with ADHD (CHAAD) - http://www.chadd.org/
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association - http://www.add.org/
ADDitude Magazine - http://www.additudemag.com/
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) - http://nichcy.org/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - http://www.samhsa.gov/
Additional resources available in the Hudson Valley:
- Orange County: http://www.namiorangeny.org/substance-abuse.html
- Sullivan County: https://guides.rcls.org/c.php?g=128735&p=839386
- Rockland County: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/mental-health/chemical-dependency-provider-agency-links/
Anxiety and Depression:
Anxiety and Depression Association of America -http://www.adaa.org/