Here are several mental health resources. These resources were collected by our community partners and vetted by CUIMC Columbia Students.
COVID-19 Digital Mental Health Resources: NYC Well has compiled a list of free digital mental health resources for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mental Health And COVID-19 – Information And Resources: Mental health resources and information.
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center: Medical and mental health services and prevention education to young people aged 10 to 22. You can make an appointment for health services or mental health and counseling by calling 212-423-3000.
Grief and COVID-19: Learn about how to handle grief.
Free Mental Health Support: NYC Well offers free, confidential mental health support. You can speak to a counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use services in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365. You can call call 1-888-NYC-WELL.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline: SAMHSA has a free, confidential National Helpline in both English and Spanish available 24/7, 365-day-a-year. It is available to all individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. You can call 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Mental Health Apps
App Library: NYC Well has a page of online tools to help you manage your health and emotional wellbeing.
Youth: A “confidential tool for teens and young people everywhere to get answers to important and sensitive questions, manage their reproductive health and educate and inform young people everywhere about issues that affect their well-being, lives and relationships through this easy to use and simple app.”
Social Connection Resources
10 Minutes, 10 Questions: Ten questions you can ask to check in on friends and family.
Social Support: Information on how to make, keep, and strengthen connections.
Coping With Stress and Social DIstancing During COVID-19 Outbreak: This resource will help you reduce the negative impact of stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Care For Your Coronavirus Anxiety: Resources for anxiety and mental health in a global climate of uncertainty.
Stress & Coping: This guide explains how to cope with stress, fear, and anxiety about COVID-19.
Dwellness: In home psychological services: Dwellness clinicians are offering 30-minute coaching sessions, free-of-charge, on a topic of your choice.