RESOURCES: HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
If you are an Ulster County resident, do not have a primary care doctor, and are experiencing symptoms that include fever, cough, fatigue or trouble breathing, or think you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, call the Ulster County Department of Health’s COVID-19 hotline: 845-443-8888. For Dutchess County residents the hotline is 845-486-3555.
Officials and doctors are stressing that you should always call to be scheduled and directed how to present. Please do not show up at the ER or any office without calling. Healthcare workers will need to assess for risk and be appropriately gowned / masked.
A partner in the O+ Artists Clinic, IFH is a federally-qualified community health center (FQHC) network. That means its health centers accept all patients regardless of their ability to pay. IFH has in Kingston, Port Ewen, Ellenville and New Paltz in Ulster County, and in Hyde Park in Dutchess County. They also have health centers in Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn.
Uninsured individuals can enroll in a Qualified Health Plan through April 15.
Dr. Catherine Agricola is offering discounted memberships for O+ community members who do not have a primary care doctor. The doctor-patient relationship can be established via a telehealth visit.
845-679-2485 (texting 5 a.m.-1 a.m., calls 24 hours)
This database is a collectively growing co-authored index of mental, physical, spiritual and alternative health practitioners as well as people willing to help in times of need. It helps provide ongoing support for all in need of mental health help as well as all of those providing care.
Jess Robie, RN, is offering distance Reiki sessions, free for frontline healthcare workers, by donation for everyone else.
Volunteer provider mental health tele-visits
Call 833-390-7728 (toll free)
Confidential Peer-Support Warm Line “We hear you 24/7 and we’re good listeners” Need to talk? Need someone to listen? This non-emergency phone line is available to you.
Resources for mental health and talking to young people about COVID-19
COVID-19 Managing Stress and Anxiety
24/7 Warm Line for Peer Support
Resources and support for mental health coping during COVID-19
24 Hour Crisis Hotline
Text and Chat Hotline
24/7 Text or Call
Ellen Farrell, MA, NCC, EEM-AP, is offering online support to anyone who is seeking an intuitive energy seer, with clinical training as a psychotherapist, by donation.
Substance Use Disorders
Certified Recovery peer advocates are available 24 hours a day for any addiction emergency and peer counseling: 855-726-2344. Free meetings and meditation classes are currently being offered over Zoom.