Due to the Tech Outage (CrowdStrike), the MCT ONLINE FORM is UNAVAILABLE. Providers who would like to connect their client with a New York City Mobile Crisis Team will need to call NYC 988 to make a referral.

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What We Do

Helping New Yorkers in Crisis

NYC 988 is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365. At any hour of any day, in almost any language, from phone, tablet or computer, NYC 988 is your connection to get the help you need:

Suicide Prevention

Suicide prevention and crisis counseling

Warm Transfers

Referrals and warm transfer to other services

Follow-up Care

Follow-up to check that you have connected to care and it is working for you

Find Services

No matter what you're dealing with there are people who can help. Search our database for behavioral health and substance use services that work for you.

Find Services

App Library

Check them out whether you want to explore the world of mental health and wellness on your own, or if you're looking to continue to build the skills taught by NYC 988 staff.

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How to Call

Call 988 today

Interpreters are available for 200+ languages. Stay on the line, and you will be connected with a counselor who can connect you to translator services.




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Deaf or Hard of Hearing?

Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.

NYC 988 Counselors are trained to accept calls from deaf and hard of hearing individuals using video relay services.