Crisis Support Resources

These resources are available for immediate response to help assist you through any struggle you might be facing.

If you are in crisis, please seek help immediately. Call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

988 Lifeline


New starting 7/16, the 988 Lifeline is a simple 3-digit number that can connect you with the National Suicide Prevention network for help. You can call, text, or chat online for support.

Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT)


MCAT provides critical crisis support assistance for prevention, intervention, and follow-up. MCAT provides on-site face-to-face mental health assessments, referrals, follow-ups from hospitalizations, wellness calls, and consultations.

REACH Center Hotline

518-828-5556 or 518-943-4482

The REACH Centers for Columbia & Greene Counties provide a 24-hour hotline for survivors of crime and/or abuse. Advocates are available to meet with survivors to provide guidance, emotional support, and coordination of services.

Human Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation

518-567-5127 or 1-888-373-7888

A program supported by the NYS Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS) with the REACH Center for reporting or for receiving assistance in Human Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation. Available 24/7.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provide free & confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Disaster Distress Helpline


The national Disaster Distress Helpline is available for anyone experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. You will be connected to a trained, caring counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also visit

Crisis Text Line


Text MHA to 741741 and you'll be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor with MHA National ( The Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7.

The Trevor Project


The Trevor Project provides a national toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ+ youth, available 24/7. You can also text START to 678678 for assistance.

Trans Lifeline


The Trans Lifeline's Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers

Dial 2-1-1


If you need assistance finding food, paying for housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, visit or dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. Program is run by the United Way

National Domestic Violence Hotline


For victims and survivors who need support. If you're unable to speak safely, you can also log on to or text LOVEIS to 22522

Caregiver Help Desk


Staffed by caregiving experts, the Help Desk helps you find the right information you need to help you navigate your complex caregiving challenges. Caregiving experts are available 8am - 7pm EST.