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Resources for Mental and Physical Health


LifeNet's Network of Care website offers comprehensive behavioral health and social support resources. LifeNet is New York City's primary 24/7, toll-free, confidential referral and crisis hotline network. Anyone can call at any time for themselves or someone they care about, and speak to a trained mental health professional, who will direct them towards the help they need. LifeNet is a member of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network of over 147 crisis centers. LifeNet's information, referral, and crisis hotline network is supported by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.


Tim Gunn's "It Gets Better" video:


The Trevor Project:

Visit the Trevor Project for a national, 24-hour toll-free confidential suicide hotline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

American Association for Suicide Prevention:

For additional mental health resources for NYC youth:


The NYC Department of Education Mental Health webpage:

After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools: