Health & Wellness
Do you need to talk to someone? Don't know where to turn? Helplines are a great way to get support and talk with someone that understands what you are going through. We maintain a great list of hotlines that serve people in New York City and great National Hotlines that can help in crisis and more specific areas that anyone needs help in. Many of the hotlines provide phone, text based, and web chat support options.
Substance Use Recovery Resources
Recovery is possible for anyone wishing to live a life free of addiction. There are many methods such as Harm Reduction, Self-Help Groups, 12-Step Groups, Medical Treatment, Psychological Treatment, and Spiritual Growth. Millions of people around the world have achieved Sobriety and have stayed sober for many, many years. It just takes the ability to ask for help.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has been active in New York City since before March 9, 2020 when the State of New York and the City of Nw York declared emergencies and shut our society down.
SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19 a severe respiratory syndrome and infectious disease. Its symptoms include but are not limited to fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell.
Here is a list of COVID-19 Resources for New Yorkers to utilize.
Personal Hygiene Programs
Personal Hygiene is an important part of wellness. helpNYC lists programs where individuals and families can get haircuts, do laundry, and find toiletries.