Over 8,000 callers per month utilize LifeNet, New York City's only toll-free, multilingual, multi-cultural, confidential referral hotline network available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for anyone seeking help for mental health and/or substance abuse treatment.

Access the LifeNet database online.

Download LifeNet brochures in English, Spanish, and Mandarin:

Learn more about LifeNet in this front page article from Metro New York.


Hear from Crisis Counselor Frank Liang on what brought him to LifeNet:

Crisis Counselor Maritza Velazquez on 19 years at MHA-NYC serving New Yorkers:

Life Net Logo  800-LIFENET (543-3638)
Spanish Life Net Logo 1 877-AYÚDESE (298-3373)
Asian Life Net Logo 877-990-8585


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