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 Hygience and the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.
To see Tim Gunn's "It Gets Better" video on YouTube, go to
For a national, 24-hour toll-free confidential suicide hotline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth visit
American Association for Suicide Prevention www.afsp.org
For additional mental health resources for NYC youth, go to http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/614082A9-A47C-48C2-912D-B58F82CDC906/65653/PDFOnline3.pdf
The NYC Department of Education Office of Health information can be accessed by going to http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/Health/default.htm.
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools: www.afsp.org/schools