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NYC Well is confidential, free and available 24/7.

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NYC Well provides:

Suicide prevention and crisis counseling

Assistance scheduling appointments or accessing other mental health and substance use services

Peer support and short-term counseling via phone, text, & web

A follow-up to ensure you receive the help you need

Any hour of any day, in many languages and from phones, tablets or computers, NYC Well gives you the ability to connect to the help you need.

Call

English: 1-888-NYC-WELL, Press 2
Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Call 711 (Relay Service)
Español: 1-888-692-9355, Press 3

Text

Text “WELL” to 65173

Chat

Chat online with a counselor or peer
specialist on NYC Well’s website.

Take the First Steps Toward Recovery

The centers below can help those struggling with addiction find the right resource. They offer a variety of options, and can help locate the appropriate help.

South Shore Center
3911 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312
(718) 948-3232
Hours: (M - F ) 9am - 9pm
(Sat) 9am-5pm


North Shore Center
285 Vanderbilt Ave
Staten Island, NY 10304
(718) 981-4382
Hours: (M - F) 9am - 9pm

Since 1980, YMCA Counseling Service has provided the Staten Island community with comprehensive prevention and treatment services that promote the development of spirit, mind and body. Their state-licensed outpatient program includes treatment services for adults and older teens, prevention services for at-risk youth, and counseling services for children whose lives have been affected by a family member’s addiction.

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26 Bay Street, 3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 808-1450
Hours; Open 24 hours a day / 7 Days a Week

The Next Step Resource & Recovery Center offers a broad range of services to support Staten Islanders affected by substance use and their families in a welcoming and warm setting. As a pro-recovery community center space with workshops about wellness and life skills, The Next Step Resource & Recovery Center hosts support & self-help groups, and substance-free social events.

Recovery community members participate in sessions such as yoga, meditation, creative writing, men’s and women’s groups, relapse prevention, naloxone training, and on-site 12 step groups. The Center is LGBT-friendly, and activities are led by peers, staff, and community volunteers. They are open 24/7. People struggling with addiction or their family members may walk in without an appointment to get information, support, and get linked with treatment and other community resources.

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4521 Arthur Kill Road, 3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10309
(718) 605-1989

Hours; Open 24 hours a day / 7 Days a Week

Christopher’s Reason is a place where all are welcome to explore their substance use issues. It is a safe place to spend the day with other recovering individuals. The staff at Christopher’s Reason assists and helps anyone who walks through the door, from substance users, parents, to families. Christopher’s Reason will take the time out to help any individual through this lifetime recovery process.

Christopher’s Reason is named after Christopher Perrotto, who passed away early in this epidemic, on April 10th, 2011. Christopher’s mother, Ann Marie Perrotto, has been passionately sharing her loss for the purpose of helping others. She is now teamed up with Donna Mae DePola, Founder & CEO/President of the The Resource Training & Counseling Center.

Naloxone Training & Kit

Peer Services

Family Support

Licensed Counselors

Resource & Recovery Center

Outpatient Treatment Services

Find Resource And Recovery Support Near You

The map below has a complete listing of all addiction and recovery services on Staten Island.


If you or someone you know operates an addiction or recovery service on Staten Island and is not listed here, please email sihopecampaign@gmail.com.

To find recovery & treatment options in other parts of New York State, please visit the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Treatment Availability Dashboard Here: https://findaddictiontreatment.ny.gov/

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Staten Island Self-Help Groups

Staten Island is home to many self-help groups for those suffering from addiction and for those whose lives have been impacted by their loved one’s addiction. These groups are completely anonymous and cost-free.

Become Trained in the Use of Life-Saving Naloxone (Narcan)

The opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone (Narcan) is widely available across Staten Island. Find out more below.

Naloxone (often called by the brand name Narcan) is a safe medication that reverses opioid overdoses and saves lives. When someone is experiencing an overdose, they are at a high risk of death. By administering naloxone, you are helping keep that person alive until emergency medical attention arrives.

Always call 911 if you think someone is overdosing, even if you give naloxone.

The NYS 911 Good Samaritan Law protects you from criminal liability if you call 911 in a life or death situation.

Where to get naloxone:

Many community-based organizations offer naloxone & trainings for free. Please contact the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness for more information.

Most pharmacies on Staten Island offer naloxone without a prescription. To find the location nearest you, click here