Mental Health and Substance Use

Mental health plays a key role in your overall health. It includes understanding how to manage your stress and develop strong coping skills.

You can get guidance and information on mental health and substance use on the pages listed below. The Health Department also offers many free and low-cost services and information for all New Yorkers.

  • 988: Get connected to 24/7 mental health and substance use support via call, text and chat.
  • Alcohol and Drug Use: Learn about how alcohol and drug use can affect your mental health. Find overdose prevention, harm reduction and treatment services.
  • Children and Adolescents: Young people can have unique mental health challenges. Find referrals, outpatient and inpatient services, community support and crisis and emergency services.
  • Adult Mental Health Services: Learn more about crisis intervention, mental health treatment, housing and other services for people with mental disorders.
  • Crisis Emergency Services: Learn more about services available during a mental health crisis.

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