If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and you need help go to your nearest hospital emergency room or dial '911'.

For further support you can contact any of the following hotlines:

Local Hotlines:

  • Dutchess County Helpline - 845-485-9700
  • Orange County Mental Health Association - 845-294-9355/800-832-1200
  • Putnam County Mental Health Crisis Line - 845-225-1222
  • Ulster County Family of Woodstock - 845-679-2485/845-338-2370
  • Westchester County Mental Health Association - 914-347-6400

Domestic Violence

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline- 24/7 support, no fees, no judgement. Trained advocates 800-799-7233 
  • Dutchess County, Family Services 845-485-5550  www.familyservicesny.org

National suicide prevention numbers funded by United States Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA): 

Self Injury Help  

  • S.A.F.E Alternatives is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.
  • 1-800-DONTCUT (366-8288)    www.selfinjury.com

Sexual Violence   

  • RAINN is a national anti-sexual assault organization, providing support for survivors and their families
  • 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)  24/7    
  • Dutchess County, Family Services, 845-452-7272 www.familyservicesny.org

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) -Veterans can call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press "1" to reach the VA hotline

Suicide Prevention & Support for LGBTQIAA Youth 

  • The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

  • call toll free 866-488-7386