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Mental Health Resources

Emergency Hotlines:
  • LifeNet (24 hours): 800.LIFE.NET
  • National Crisis Hotline (24 hours): 800.273.8255
  • National Suicide Hotline (24 hours): 800.784.2433
  • Samaritans Suicide Hotline (24 hours): 212.673.3000
Emergency Rooms - Psychiatric :
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital | 525 East 68th Street | 888.694.5700
  • NYU Medical Center | 560 First Avenue, suite 7D at 33rd Street | 212.263.5550 or 212.263.7419

Active Minds -
A national student-run organization that promotes mental health awareness, education, and advocacy.

Alfred Adler Institute of New York - | 594 Broadway at Houston St | 212-777-9492
Individual psychology is the reigning modality. Fees are calculated on a sliding scale. Each center specializes in a different branch of psychoanalysis all treat problems ranging from anxiety and depression to identity and relationship issues.

C.G. Jung Institute of New York - | 28 E 39th St between Madison and Park Aves | 212-986-5458
Patients are paired with Jungian protégés, and sessions run upwards of $25 each

Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies - | 16 W 10th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves; 212-260-7050
Progressive analysts charge approximately $40 per visit

Counseling Centers sponsored by Catholic Charities* -
Offers sessions with licensed counselors for $25–$90.

Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Services at Columbia University - | 525 W 120th St between Amsterdam Ave | 212-678-3262
Offers psychotherapy counseling sessions with a Ph.D. candidate ranging from $5 to $40.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) -
DBSA is a national patient-directed organization focusing on depression and bipolar disorder.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) -
The NAMI website provides information about mental illness, NAMI on college campuses, and online communities.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) -
NIMH is a federal agency whose mission is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. NIMH's website offers information on mental illnesses and other health topics.

New York City Guide to Suicide Prevention, Services and Resources (The Samaritans of New York) -
This comprehensive guide provides information on responding and providing care and support to individuals who are feeling depressed and/or suicidal.

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene -

NYU Medical Center/NYU School of Medicine Psychoanalytic Institute -
400 E 34th St at First Ave; 212-263-6243,
Provides counseling for $50 and up per visit with degree candidates. Participate in NYU's intensive psychoanalysis program, and you can expect to see someone at least four times weekly (no minimum per session). All degree candidates are already practicing psychiatrists, psychologists and clinical social workers, and practice under the close supervision of senior NYU faculty members.

Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute* at St. Bartholomew Counseling Center - | 109 E 50th St at Park Ave, and six other Manhattan locations | 212-285-0043
Offers counseling with psychologists, psychiatrists and certified pastoral psychotherapists for $75 and up per visit.

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services* - | 212-582-9100
Offers counseling services with supervised licensed therapists for $30–$130 per session at 11 centers throughout the five boroughs.

Training Institute for Mental Health - 115 west 27th street, 4th floor, New York, NY 10001 | 212-627-8181
TI has been providing psychotherapy and counseling to the New York Community for over 40 years. Our mission is to provide high quality therapy at affordable rates. The fees are based on each individual's income and operate on a sliding scale.There are special lower fees for students and no one is denied service based on their financial situation. TI offers individual, couple, group and family therapy on a variety of issues such as: creativity (or creative blocks), sexual orientation, depression, past or current abuse, low self-esteem, and relationship difficulty. Therapists are available Monday-Saturday with daytime and evening hours. Please call an intake specialist to arrange your first meeting at 212-627-8181 today.

William Alanson White Institute* - | 20 W 74th St between Central Park West and Columbus Ave | 212-873-7070
Offers interpersonal psychoanalysis for as little as $40 per session.

*Accepts private insurance.