Mental Health is an important facet of resident wellness. We hope to bring increased awareness to this subject through ALLNYCEM. NYC has a wide array of resources available free of cost. As well we have listed the various resources available at our respective training programs. Below is a prevention video put out by the Mayo Clinic.
Call 1-800-LIFENET or more info at nyc.gov/html/doh/html/mental/mental.shtml
Lifenet is a free, confidential help line for New York City residents. You can call 24 hours per day/7 days a week. The staff of trained mental health professionals help callers find mental health and substance abuse services.
► 1-877-AYUDESE (1-877-298-3373) in Espanõl
► 1-877-990-8585 for Korean and Chinese callers (Mandarin & Cantonese )
► 1-212-982-5284 (TTY for hearing impaired)
The NYU downtown campus has The Wellness Exchange, staffed by professional counselors, who can provide counseling support 24/7. You can reach them at 212.443.9999.
Dr. Lisa Goldfarb ( Lisa.Goldfarb@nyumc.org)
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Jeffrey Newcorn
Dr. Sarah Hodulik
Dr. Evan Leibu
Staten Island University Hospital
Dr. Robert Schaer - SIUH outpatient house staff mental health services
An on-site psychiatrist is available at all times at both our North and South divisions in the medical emergency room
SUNY Downstate/ Kings County
Dr. Michael Garrett 718-270-8110
Small discussion groups with fellow house officers (contact Dr. Stephen Goldfinger: firstname.lastname@example.org, 718-270-2023);
Employee assistance program (Lorraine Brooks, MPH, CEAP: email@example.com, 718-270-1489)
Immediate access to Psychiatry faculty (Dr. Jeremy Coplan: firstname.lastname@example.org, 718-270-2023 or Dr. Stephen Goldfinger: email@example.com, 718-270-2023)
Also, watch out for your colleagues. If you are concerned about someone, please let your program director, GME Office (718-270-1984) or someone identified above know.
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Dr. Aaron Patterson
Mount Sinai St. Luke's & Mount Sinai Roosevelt
Dr. Georgia Gaveras
St Barnabas Hosptial
Emergency mental health assistance is available 24/7 via the on-call psychiatrist, reachable via the hospital operator at 718-960-9000.
Access to the Employee Assistance Program is via Employee Health Services at 718-960-6538.
Also, the on-call chief resident, as well as Drs. Haughey, Leuchten, Curato, and Abbott are at your service in times of crisis.