• Crisis Support Resources: Tools to help prevent abuse, recognize its signs, understand the consequences, get help, and find support to cope with an abuse problem or loss of a loved one.

    Ways to Care for Yourself After a Traumatic Event

    After a Traumatic Event: What Teens Can Do

    Advice to Partners and Friends of Survivors of Critical Incident Stress


    Mental Health Toolkit  (En Español)     

    Crisis and Behavioral Heath Services Support


    List of Local Licensed Human Services Agencies and Providers

    This Local Resource and Service Provider List contains the licensed human service organizations that are here to assist adults, families, and youth residing within the greater New Paltz community and Ulster County, New York.

    If you are experiencing a mental health related emergency, please contact:

    • Mobile Mental Health Team [1-844-277-4820],
    • Family of Woodstock Helpline [845-679-2485 or 845-338-2370],
    • Dial 911, or
    • Visit your nearest emergency room.

    Mobile Mental Health Crisis Team

    The Mobile Mental Health Crisis Team in Ulster County is a team of highly trained professionals who can be called upon when stress, depression or other mental health issues create a personal crisis. The Mobile Mental Health Team is currently available seven days a week from 1PM - 11PM. Call: 1-844-277-4820

    Arms Acres (www.armsacres.com)

    Arms Acres is a private health care system providing the highest quality professional treatment to those suffering from chemical dependency, co-occurring medical and mental health disorders, and to those whose lives are impacted by the disease of addiction. Services are provided to diverse populations using the latest innovations in evidence-based practices in a caring and respectful environment. Call: 1-844-225-3400

    Astor Services for Children & Families (www.astorservices.org)

    Astor Services for Children & Families is a community based, non-profit organization that provides children’s mental health services, child welfare services, and early childhood development programs. Astor has numerous offices within Ulster County, including New Paltz, and the Mid-Hudson Valley region.
    Call: 1-844-225-3400 or (845) 419-0850

    Dutchess County Mental Hygiene

    24/7 “text hotline” available to all staff and students- can be accessed by texting 845-485-9700.

    Family of Woodstock / New Paltz  (www.FamilyofWoodstock.org)

    Family of Woodstock, Inc. is a network of individuals, paid and volunteer, whose mission is to provide confidential and fully accessible crisis intervention, information, prevention, and support services to address the needs of individuals and families. The scope of the agency’s vision allows us to bring to bear resources to address a broad spectrum of human problems. Call: 845-331-7080

    Institute for Family Health (www.institute.org)

    The mission of the Institute for Family Health is to improve access to high quality, patient-centered primary health care targeted to the needs of medically underserved communities. The Institute community health care centers (available locally within New Paltz and Kingston) include primary care, behavioral health, dental and social services.  Call: 845-255-2930

    Mental Health Association in Ulster County (www.mhainulster.com)

    MHA is an education, advocacy and service organization that is dedicated to helping all citizens reach their optimal mental health. We work to raise awareness about mental illness, advocate for improvements in the mental health system and provide care to people facing mental health challenges. MHA has operated in our community for over 50 years and provides a wide array of services that includes, but not limited to: ACT, Health Home Care Coordination, Wellness activities, Home and Community Based Services, Residential, therapeutic foster care, supported education, information and referral, respite and support groups.  Call: 845-339-9090

    NAMI Mid-Hudson (www.namimidhudson.org)

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is one of the largest mental health organizations in the nation. NAMI provides support and free, evidence-based, peer delivered programs. NAMI advocates for families/caregivers and individuals that are affected by mental illness. NAMI Mid-Hudson is the local affiliate providing services in Dutchess and Ulster Counties.  Call: 845-206-9892

    Never Alone

    Never Alone is a private Residential Rehabilitation Services for Youth program serving adolescents affected by chemical dependency. Extensive family program is offered. Our clients learn structure in a loving, nurturing environment designed to teach maturity and a substance free lifestyle. Call: 845-339-4272

    New Paltz Youth Program  (www.newpaltzyouthprogram.org)

    The NPYP has been a community resource since 1989 and offers extensive services to area youth and their families. In addition to being thoroughly knowledgeable in all Ulster County services, the staff of the youth program can assist in the following: crisis intervention, family mediation, individual counseling, case management, educational training, tutoring, and more.  Call: 845-255-5140

    PEOPLe, Inc. (www.projectstoempower.org)

    PEOPLe, Inc. is a peer-run not-for-profit agency that advocates with and provides recovery-oriented services to people living with mental health issues. We are an agency made up of people with their own personal lived experiences with mental illness, psychiatric diagnoses, trauma, crisis, and recovery. We use our mutuality - the shared elements of our stories - to inspire and guide people towards lives of wellness, and our collective voices and imaginations drive communities towards better public health through innovation and alternatives. We provide a diverse range of services, including advocacy, peer support, supported housing, mobile recovery & wellness coaching, peer-run hospital alternatives (Rose Houses), benefits and employment counseling, psych. hospital advocacy and bridging, and care coordination. Call: 845-331-4965

    Step One (www.step1ny.org)

    Step One is a comprehensive outpatient substance abuse program licensed by OASAS that offers a comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment of substance abusing individuals and their significant others. Call: 1-877-435-7410

    Wellness Recovery (www.wellnessrecovery.org)

    The information posted on this site is a collection of Ulster County resources (medical, mental health, substance abuse, etc.) designed to help individuals craft their own individual plans for wellness and recovery.

    Additional New Paltz Resources

    Links to Valuable Online Resources  (Printer-Friendly document)

    Is Your Medicine Cabinet Safe?


    Is Your Child Misusing Prescription Drugs or Over-the-Counter Medications?


    How to Know? I Think My Child is Using Alcohol and/or Drugs


    What to Do? I Know my Child is Using Alcohol and/or Drugs


    Kitchen Table Toolkit for Talking with Your Child About Drugs


    New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services