Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Wellness Guide

Recent times have put into clear focus the importance of safeguarding the health of ourselves and our loved ones. Indeed, with health at the forefront of Americans’ minds, we must remember a holistic approach to ensuring one’s well-being – including a prioritization of mental health in congruence with physical health. 

With this commitment to mental health in mind, Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board are pleased to provide a Mental Health and Wellness Resource Guide to residents. This informative piece contains the contact information for a host of crisis hotlines, outpatient psychiatric facilities, and substance abuse treatment support organizations. Anyone who is experiencing difficulties pertinent to the resources detailed in this pamphlet is encouraged to consider utilizing the support infrastructure available across Long Island. 

Crisis Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Intervention for Adults/Children - (516) 227-TALK (8255)

Long Island Mental Health Crisis Center- (516) 679-1111

Substance Abuse Crisis - (631) 979-1700

View the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resource Guide

Alcoholics Anonymous New York

Narcotics Anonymous New York provides a list of free, low-cost, sliding scale, and low-income assisted rehabilitation centers. provides information for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including information on different types of therapy/recovery options, warning signs, how to talk to a family member, definitions of different types of treatment, and a local treatment center directory. provides information about a variety of rehab and therapy services and resources.