The Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) is a not-for-profit organization that addresses mental health needs in New York City and across the nation.
Through our three-part mission of service, advocacy and education, we identify unmet needs and develop culturally sensitive programs to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by mental illness while promoting the importance of mental health.
MHA-NYC envisions a future where all people can achieve mental well being with dignity and respect through accessible, high-quality services and supports when, where and how they want them.
MHA-NYC is a leader in working with families and individuals, developing innovative , supportive solutions that address unmet community needs. Staffed by peers and professionals, our organization is committed to providing evidence-based, recovery-oriented services that help people lead rich and rewarding lives.Read More
Crisis Hot Lines
NYC Well is New York City’s connection to free, confidential mental health support and access to mental health and substance misuse services. Speak to a counselor via phone, text or chat in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.
The national Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support to those experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Phone and text available 24/7/365.