Resources

Therapy Resources

If you need immediate support between therapy appointments, there are crisis services available locally and nationally. The following is not meant to be a comprehensive list, an endorsement of the content of a particular site, or a substitute for mental health counseling services.

LINKS TO CRISIS RESPONSE AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT RESOURCES


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress


Rochester Regional Health Crisis Center

Help with mental health and substance abuse without a trip to the emergency department


Affinity Place Warmline

24/7 access to peer support specialists


Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis counseling


Monroe County Mobile Crisis Team

A mobile psychiatric emergency team for individuals and families within Monroe County


Finger Lakes Region Lifeline

Connecting people with services in the Finger Lakes Region 24/7


Rochester Behavioral Health Services Guide

Supporting providers and consumers in navigating our community's resources


Rochester Alcoholics Anonymous

Enabling members to stay sober and help others achieve sobriety


Rochester Narcotics Anonymous

Enabling members to stay sober and help others to stay clean and help others abstain from drug use


National Domestic Violence Hotline

Providing care and support to survivors of abuse and concerned friends or family members

LINKS TO WELLNESS AND SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES


Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning

A trusted source for knowledge about high-quality, evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL)


Child Mind Institute

Resource for children's mental health information


Mindfulness

Insight, information, and inspiration to help us all live more mindfully


Meditation

Special NY collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises


Children's Institute

Resources to strengthen children's social and emotional health


Mind in the Making

Strengthening executive function skills in children


Learning for Justice

Resources to foster inclusive communities


Aspen Institute

Helping to realize a free, just, and equitable society


Center on the Developing Child

Strategies designed to achieve significantly better life outcomes for children


Confident Parents Confident Kids

A site for parents actively supporting kids' social and emotional development


National Wellness Institute

Mindfully focusing on wellness in our lives


Journaling

Personal journaling resources


Therapeutic Journaling

A guide to writing for better mental health