New York State COVID-19 Mental Health Hotline
Staffed by over 6,000 Mental Health professionals, that people can access to get online or by phone therapy to cope with the stress, anxiety isolation.
Behavioral Health Services utilizing telehealth. Counselors are providing ongoing therapy sessions and they are taking new clients – though phone intakes do need to be scheduled.
Ulster County Clients – call 845-486-2307 x4016 and an intake will be scheduled over the phone with office staff in the location that best works for the client.
Ulster County Crisis Intervention Help Line: 845-338-2370
Crime Victims Assistance Program
24/7 Hotline Calls: 845-340-3442
FAMILY Of Woodstock
24/7 Calls and Text: 845-679-2485
24/7 Chat: Textmeback.org
UC Mobile Mental Health
Connect with a trained counselor when stress, depression or other mental health issues create a personal crisis. Your call with a trained counselor will be kept confidential. This service is available to all Ulster County residents at NO CHARGE.
Behavioral Health Services for Children & Families utilizing telehealth. They are now accepting new patients.
Call: 1-866-ASTOR01 / Website: astorservices.org
Peer-Run Behavioral Health Services.
24/7 Warm Line for Crisis Respite and Peer Support.
General services including Advocacy, Wellness Coaching, Supportive Housing, Care Coordination, and Employment/Benefits Counseling, all 100% accessible by telephone + virtual groups.
Institute for Family Health
Substance Use Services:
The Institute for Family Health (www.institute.org) offers Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) to patients with opioid dependence as a part of primary care. Behavioral health services are also available. All services are available via telehealth (video or phone). Those seeking to initiate MAT at the Institute for Family Health can reach out to MAT Care Coordinator, Julian Mercado, at: 917-359-6479.
Primary Health Care:
The Institute for Family Health now offers “telehealth” (video or phone) medical visits for adults and children of all ages in Ulster County. We are accepting new patients. Services are available to all regardless of ability to pay. With telehealth, you can access the care you need from home, using any phone, tablet or computer. You don’t need special equipment. Telehealth services are available on weekdays, evenings and weekends. To schedule a visit for medical services, go to www.institute.org to find the location and phone number of the site nearest you, or you can call our central number at: 844-434-2778.
Behavioral Health Services:
The Institute for Family Health now offers “telehealth” (video or phone) behavioral health visits including mental health counseling for adults and children in Ulster County. We are accepting new patients. Services are available to all regardless of ability to pay. With telehealth, you can access the care you need from home, using any phone, tablet or computer. You don’t need special equipment. Telehealth services are available on weekdays, evenings and weekends. To schedule a visit, go to www.institute.org. to find the location and phone number of the site nearest you, or you can call our central number at: 844-434-2778.
FRONTLINE Mental Health
Free and Confidential Support for Healthcare Staff, Essential Workers and Community Responders. Frontline provides free, confidential mental health services for everyone who is essential, including healthcare, custodial, delivery, mail, transportation, farm, grocery, municipal, utility and domestic workers. It’s also for community organizers and volunteers who are keeping their neighbors fed and connecting them to vital services and housing.
Call: Frontline Mental Health, 24-7: 1-844-4-FRNTLN (1-844-437-6856) / Website: opositivefestival.org/kingstonfrontlinementalhealth
Emotional Support Texting
Emotional support texting program for frontline workers. The state is partnering with the Kate Spade New York Foundation and Crisis Text Line to provide a 24/7 emotional support service for frontline health care workers. Workers can text NYFRONTLINE to 741-741 for support.
Circle of Friends for the Dying
Not Alone: Sharing Our Hearts, Our Grief
A remote support group for adults affected by COVID-19
Co-facilitated by Elise Lark, PhD, LCSW & Rev. Robin Lane, LCSW
Five Fridays: noon to 1:30 pm
Dates: July 31 and August 7, 14, 21, 28
This support group is for adults who have had a loss due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Sharing one’s grief with others with a similar traumatic loss can open a pathway to healing.