Trouble coping? Don’t struggle alone. We’re here to listen and help with problems like stress, depression, anxiety or drug and alcohol misuse. For you or someone you care about.

NYC Well is confidential and free. 24/7

In danger or need immediate medical attention? Call 911 Now.

Helping New Yorkers in Crisis

NYC Well is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text or chat and get access to mental health and substance misuse services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.

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Call NYC Well Today

English: 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355), Press 2
Call 711 (Relay Service for Deaf/Hard of Hearing)

Español: 1-888-692-9355, Press 3

中文: 1-888-692-9355, Press 4


Interpreters are available for 200+ languages. Stay on the line, and you will be connected with a counselor who can connect you to translator services.

NYC Well Counselors are trained to accept calls from hearing impaired individuals using video relay services.

At any hour of any day, in almost any language, from phone, tablet or computer, NYC Well is your connection to get the help you need. We can provide:

  • Suicide prevention and crisis counseling
  • Peer support and short-term counseling via telephone, text and web
  • Assistance scheduling appointments or accessing other mental health services
  • Follow-up to check that you have connected to care and it is working for you