If you or your friend needs urgent help, call 911 right away. Or even take your friend to the emergency room for assistance. If you feel it’s safe, stay with your friend or find someone to stay with them until help arrives.

Call 911


You are not alone, and help is always available. Get immediate support 24/7. Reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s free, and everything you tell them is confidential, unless it’s essential to contact emergency services to keep you or your friend safe.

Sheryl – Fountain House Member in NYC

“I rode the subway every day to make sure that other people were okay.”

“It became normal, and you kinda got used to seeing the 1 or 2 people on the train with their masks on.”

If you can relate to this storyteller, below are some resources you might find helpful.  For 24/7 support, text COALITION to 741741, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. If in need of urgent assistance, call 911.

  • Active Minds – Click here for resources on how to practice self- care and other resources on how to manage your mental health during COVID-19.
  • Crisis Text Line – Click here to listen to a playlist on Spotify for self-care.
  • Fountain House is dedicated to the recovery of people living with mental illness through a community of mutual support. Click here for information on how to become a member.
  • NAMI Click here for tips on how to meet new friends or maintain current relationships.

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