PWC

Mental Health

Sometimes what people really need is just someone who understands.
Peers have been there.

We are:

  • Providing peers with resources to help those going through mental health struggles.
  • Challenging narratives of hopelessness with proof of recovery.
  • Promoting support groups and community for those struggling.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Free and confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources for everyone. Learn More
  • Crisis Text Line: A global not-for-profit organization providing free mental health texting service through confidential crisis intervention via SMS message. Learn More
  • NYC Well Talk: We’re here to listen and help with problems like stress, depression, anxiety, or drug and alcohol use. For you or someone you care for. Learn More
  • Humana: “Addressing the needs of the whole person.Co-creating solutions to address social determinants and the health-related social needs for our members and communities.” Learn More
  • NY Project Hope (Coping with COVID): NY Project Hope helps New Yorkers understand their reactions and emotions during COVID-19. Learn More
  • Therapist Aid: “Free evidence-based education and therapy tools.” Learn More
  • Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness: “A compilation of resources on the physical, behavioral, and mental health effects of physical distancing and how to stay connected with others while intentionally isolating oneself.” Learn More
  • Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project: “MHP advocates for low-income New Yorkers living with serious mental health concerns.” Learn More
  • Very Well Mind: “Trusted mental health information when you need it most.” Learn More
  • SAMSHA: “Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.” Learn More
  • Hearing Voices NYC: Groups to share support and strategies for those who experience voices or visions. Learn More
  • Crisis Respite Centers:

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

Jeanette Toledo, NYC Peer Workforce Coalition, jtoledopwc@gmail.com

  • Specialty is understanding the network and resources available to justice peer workers.

Curtis Dann-Messier, NYC Peer & CHW Workforce Consortium cdannmessier@health.nyc.gov

  • Specialty are questions and suggestions about the government’s approach to the Justice Peer Initiative.

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org

We are always building out this section. Keep checking back for more listings, and let us know any suggestions at info@peerwc.org