Ulster County COVID-19 Remote Supports for Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorder

Behavioral Health

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.

Call: 1-844-863-9314

Family Services/HVMH

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 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

UC Mobile Crisis

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.

Call: 1-844-277-4820 / Website: accesssupports.org


Behavioral Health Services for Children & Families utilizing telehealth. They are now accepting new patients.

Call: 1-866-ASTOR01  / Website: astorservices.org

People USA

24/7 Warm line for peer behavioral health support.

Call: 845-452-2728 ext 301 / Website: people-usa.org

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services

Samadhi Center 24/7 Peer Hotline

Certified Recovery Peer Advocates available to help for any addiction emergency and peer counseling.

Call: 1-855-726-2344

Our Wellness Collective

Offers individual, family and community member recovery support services.  They are hosting the following meetings online during the COVID19 crisis. Meetings are free and everyone is welcome!

Harm Reduction Works (HRW) Zoom Meeting – Mondays @ 12:00pm

Family Member Support & Education Group Zoom Meeting – Tuesdays @ 6:30pm

Website: ourwellnesscollective.com

Step One

Child & Family Guidance Center Addiction Services provides treatment programs to chemically dependent persons and their significant others. They are currently providing group and individual therapy via telemedicine.

Call: 845-691-9191 or 845-647-5400 / Website: step1ny.org

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities has Peer Advocates, and a full-service treatment and recovery center, that can help you begin your healing, whenever you are ready. Treatment services at Catholic Charities chemical dependency clinics will be available by telephone only. All in-person services and group programs are suspended until further notice. Telemedicine will be utilized to provide medication-assisted treatment.

Call: 845-467-0861 / Website: cccsos.org

In The Rooms

A virtual meeting place with many types of mutual aid groups, and support meetings such as; AA, SMART Recovery, Refuge Recovery, and Recovery Dharma meetings

Website: intherooms.com

NEXT Distro

NEXT is a FREE mail order harm reduction supply resource that mails confidential supplies directly to your home. This includes Narcan, Clean Syringes, Fentanyl Test Strips, and more.

Email: jamie@NEXTDistro.org / Website: nextdistro.org

Recovery Link

Offering virtual recovery meetings, recovery yoga, cross-fit, guided meditation, and more.

Website: myrecoverylink.com

Recovery Speakers

Offering 12 Step recovery speakers meetings.

Website: recoveryspeakers.com

AA Meetings Online (NY)

Remote Meetings

If you are a substance use disorder service provider and are looking for guidance on transitioning to remote services please visit: samhsa.gov/coronavirus

This is not a complete list of services offered – if you know of a service or wish to add your service to this list please contact: jhot@co.uslter.ny.us