Resource Help Line

Available to the community, the Neshamos Resource HelpLine is a confidential, free service that provides information, referrals and support for individuals facing mental and/or substance use disorders, their families, and caring community members.

The Neshamos HelpLine can be reached any time by leaving a message on our answering machine. Calls are fielded and directed to a responsive team of professionals, who will respond within 72 hours. If you are facing an immediate crisis, please call emergency services at 911.

Callers can find out more about addiction, get referrals to local vetted professionals, support groups, and community-based organizations, as well as local treatment facilities.

Take that first step now and call 646-580-9842.


The following hotline numbers are presented here as additional resources:

Boys Town National Hotline
1 (800) 448-3000
Crisis and resource line staffed by counselors to provide information about a variety of issues, including chemical dependency.

Covenant House Teen Hotline (NineLine)
1 (800) 999-9999

General hotline for adolescents, teens and their families. Assistance with any kind of problem – including alcohol and drug abuse. Covenant House specializes in homeless and runaway youth. National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)
1 (800) NCA-CALL (622-2255)

NCADD’s HOPE LINE directs callers to numerous affiliate programs around the country to assist, at a local level, with substance abuse issues.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)

National agency dedicated to prevention of drug abuse, and treatment of existing drug problems. Round the clock help in finding local drug treatment centers.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline
1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)
1 (800) 487-4889 (TDD) for hearing impaired

Confidential information service for individuals and family members faced with substance abuse disorders and/or mental health issues. Information available in English and Spanish. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Not just a suicide hotline. Offers help with issues of drug and alcohol abuse
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
1 (855) DRUG-FREE (378-4373)
Not a crisis line, but provides information to parents about adolescent and teen drug abuse, prevention and treatment.

Our Other Programs

Empowering us all to more effectively support our teens.

School Curriculum

Immersive and engaging class where students gain critical life skills, and is a safe space for them to share, connect and inspire each other.

Teacher Training

Provide education, awareness and resources for teachers to gain the foundational knowledge and skills to become a change agent in a child’s life.

Parent Classes

For parents looking to become more aware of their child’s emotional development, and how they can play a more effective

Task Force

Team of trained men and women who will assist in at-risk situations, referred to us by parents, teachers or principals.

Community Events

Meeting of the minds summits where mental health professionals and teachers collaborate to address issues facing our youth.