Mental Health Resources

NYC Well is New York City’s free, confidential support, crisis intervention, and information and referral service for anyone seeking help for mental health and/or substance misuse concerns, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Services

Behavioral health, substance use, legal, housing, social and community services


* Not currently including therapists or providers in private practice

Email

N/A

Cost

Free

Eligibility / Requirements

None

Languages / Communities Served
  • Chinese (Cantonese)

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

  • Spanish

Bridges is a stigma-free hub for Asian Pacific Islander South Asian Americans (APISA) to discuss, navigate and seek culturally-responsive mental health care.

Services
  • Addiction treatment

  • Psychiatric evaluations

Cost
  • Varies

  • Free consultation

Eligibility / Requirements

None

Languages / Communities Served

N/A

Womankind uses the multidimensionality of its Asian heritage to work alongside survivors of gender-based violence as they build a path to healing.

Services
  • 24-hr multilingual helpline

  • Community offices

  • Emergency housing

  • Counseling

  • Critical resource intervention (overcome recovery roadblocks)

  • Family law & immigration legal services

  • Economic empowerment program

  • Wellness groups

  • Youth mentoring program

  • Asian youth program

  • Peer educator program (older adults)

Email

N/A

Cost

Free

Eligibility / Requirements

Varies per program

Languages / Communities Served
  • Bengali

  • Chinese

  • English

  • Hindi

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Tagalog

  • Vietnamese

ACTS provides culturally sensitive and inclusive and supportive mental health services including individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy, and case management services to Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Indian, and other Asian communities

Services
  • Advocacy

  • Anger management

  • Bereavement counseling

  • Case management

  • Conflict mediation

  • Couples therapy

  • Family therapy

  • Group therapy

  • Individual therapy

  • Parenting group

  • Psychiatric evaluations

  • Psychopharmacology

Cost

N/A

Eligibility / Requirements
  • Medicaire

  • Medicaid

  • Reduced Cost

Languages / Communities Served
  • Chinese (Cantonese)

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Other Asian languages

AFS is a preventive service to help keep children and their families together and avoid the placement of children in foster care. AFS addresses the multi-level needs of Asian-American families, especially recent Chinese immigrants. The program provides support and case management services to Asian American families.

Services
  • Crisis intervention

  • Home visiting

  • Individual and family counseling

  • Parenting skills training

  • Entitlement advocacy

  • Parenting support groups

  • Family recreational activities

  • Community education

  • Information and referrals

Cost

Free

Eligibility / Requirements
  • Asian-American families

  • Families with at least one child under the age of 18 who is at risk

  • Pregnant women

Languages / Communities Served
  • Chinese

  • English

Asian American Recovery Services offers treatment for drug, alcohol, gambling addictions and a full suite of co-occurring counseling services in six languages and seven dialects.

Services
  • Addiction treatment

  • Counseling

  • Forensic or case management requirements

  • Programmatic support

  • Pre-vocational skill training

  • Employment placement

  • Reporting and assessment related to DWI and other offenses

Cost
  • Sliding scale for those ineligible for health insurance

  • Medicare accepted

  • Medicaid accepted

  • 3rd party insurance accepted

Eligibility / Requirements

Asians

Languages / Communities Served
  • Chinese

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Southeast Asian

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center's Mental Health Program offers outpatient therapy and medication management to patients in our primary care program.

Services
  • Screening for depression

  • Diagnostic and treatment assessment for bipolar disorders, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, psychotic disorders, and other mental disorders

  • Medication management

  • Individual and group therapies for adults, adolescents and children

  • Mental health urgent assessment and intervention management of behavioral aspect of medical diseases

  • Referrals and care coordination with mental health specialty clinics and hospitals

Email

N/A

Cost
  • Sliding scale

  • Medicare accepted

  • Medicaid accepted

  • 3rd party insurance accepted

Eligibility / Requirements

None

Languages / Communities Served
  • Chinese

  • English

The Mental Health Clinic aims to provide mental related wellness services, and raise awareness about mental health, and fight against the stigma and fear around receiving care.

Services
  • Psychosocial assessments

  • Psychiatric evaluations

  • Individual, couples, family, & collateral psychotherapy

  • Art therapy

  • Psychotropic medication management

  • Crisis intervention

  • Complex care management

  • Health assessments

Email

N/A

Cost
  • Sliding scale

  • Insurance accepted

Eligibility / Requirements

Age 13 and up

Languages / Communities Served
  • Korean

  • English

NAMI-NYC leads support groups so individuals can develop coping skills, share common experiences, gain self-advocacy skills, and find community.

Services

Online support groups every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6 to 7:30 pm

Cost

Free

Eligibility / Requirements

None

Languages / Communities Served

For people who identify as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and are living with mental illness or any mental health challenge. This includes:

  • South Asians

  • East Asians

  • Southeast Asians

  • North Asians

  • Middle East Asians

  • Pacific Islanders

The Child Center of NY’s Asian Outreach Program breaks down language barriers and stigma to reach Asian children and families with mental health and substance abuse services.

Services

Multi-lingual and multicultural counseling for mental health issues and substance abuse

Email

N/A

Cost

Sliding scale

Eligibility / Requirements
  • One member of family must have a mental health or substance abuse diagnosis.

  • Individuals with intellectual disabilities or an autism diagnosis are not eligible for this program.

Languages / Communities Served
  • Bengali

  • Chinese (Cantonese)

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

  • English

  • Hindi

  • Spanish

  • Urdu

The Child Center of NY’s Asian Outreach Program breaks down language barriers and stigma to reach Asian children and families with mental health and substance abuse services.

Services

Multi-lingual and multicultural counseling for mental health issues and substance abuse

Cost

Sliding scale

Eligibility / Requirements
  • One member of family must have a mental health or substance abuse diagnosis.

  • Individuals with intellectual disabilities or an autism diagnosis are not eligible for this program.

Languages / Communities Served
  • Bengali

  • Chinese (Cantonese)

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

  • English

  • Hindi

  • Korean

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Tagalog

  • Urdu