Substance Abuse Services

NYC Well: Talk. Text. Chat. 24/7
Text, talk, chat: 24-hour hotline for stress, anxiety, depression, or drug and alcohol use 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
Crisis Intervention: 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355), Press 2

• In Spanish: 1-888-692-9355, Press 3

• In Mandarin and Cantonese dialects: 1-888-692-9355, Press 4

Text WELL to 65173

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New York City of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene- Alcohol & Drug use

Every day, we protect and promote the health of 8 million New Yorkers. Our work is broad-ranging. You see us in the inspection grades of dining establishments, the licenses dogs wear, the low- to no-cost health clinics in your neighborhood and the birth certificates for our youngest New Yorkers.

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New York State Hopeline

New York State's 24/7 problem gambling and chemical dependency hotline.The New York State problem gambling and chemical dependency HOPEline  provides high quality, responsive information, and referral services via phone and text message to callers throughout New York State experiencing substance abuse and problem gambling. 

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Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health

We oversee strategies to close critical gaps in mental healthcare so every New Yorker, in every neighborhood, has the support they need.

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Save a Life. Carry Naloxone.

In response to the crisis, the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone is widely available in New York City.

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New York State's 911 Good Samaritan Law Protects You

The New York State 911 Good Samaritan Law allows people to call 911 without fear of arrest if they are having a drug or alcohol overdose that requires emergency medical care or if they witness someone overdosing.

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Overdose Prevention Strategy

Together We Can Save Lives. We can prevent overdoses and save lives by ensuring equitable access to essential health care and support services without stigma.


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Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn what can be done about overdose and related harms.

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National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIDA is the lead federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and its consequences.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

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U.S. Drug Enforcement  Administration (DEA)

Dedication to upholding the Constitution of the United States and the Rule of Law.


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Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Helping families and communities come together to address problem substance use.

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The Foundation for a Drug-Free World

Empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug-free.

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The Truth Initiative

This is about us, together. Working to get the facts out around smoking, vaping and opioids. And to keep the industries that make them in check.

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FED UP! Coalition

We are families who have been ripped apart by opioids. We have lost loved ones to death or addiction.