Mental Health is an important facet of resident wellness. We hope to bring increased awareness to this subject through ALL NYC EM. New York has a wide array of resources available free of cost. As well we have listed the various resources available at our respective training programs.
'Make the Difference: Preventing Medical Trainee Suicide' by the Mayo Clinic
Reminders and Action Steps
Stop Physician Suicide - The Happy MD
New York City
Call 1-888-NYC-WELL 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.
Find more information at nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK
Find more information at suicidepreventionlifeline.org
The Wellness Exchange at the NYU downtown campus is staffed by professional counselors, who can provide counseling support 24/7.
Call The Wellness Exchange at 1-212-443-9999
For more information, contact Dr. Lisa Goldfarb Lisa.Goldfarb@nyumc.org
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Contact: Dr. Sarah Hodulik, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Evan Leibu, email@example.com
Staten Island University Hospital
An on-site psychiatrist is available at all times at both our North and South divisions in the medical emergency room. Click here for more information
CPO – Depression/Suicide Prevention and Outreach 1-631-632-CR4U
SUNY Downstate - Kings County
For small discussion groups with fellow house officers contact Dr. Stephen Goldfinger, (1-718-270-2023) firstname.lastname@example.org
For The Employee Assistance program contact Lorraine Brooks, MPH, CEAP (718-270-1489) email@example.com
For immediate access to Psychiatry faculty contact Dr. Jeremy Coplan (1-718-270-2023) firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. Stephen Goldfinger, (1-718-270-2023) email@example.com
Also, watch out for your colleagues. If you are concerned about someone, please let your program director, GME Office (1-718-270-1984) or someone identified above know.
Mount Sinai - Beth Israel
Mount Sinai West
St. Barnabas Hospital
Emergency mental health assistance is available 24/7 via the on-call psychiatrist, reachable via the hospital operator at (1-718-960-9000).
Access to the Employee Assistance Program is via Employee Health Services at (1-718-960-6538)
Also, the on-call chief resident, as well as Drs. Haughey, Dr. Leuchten, Dr. Curato, and Dr. Abbott are at your service in times of crisis.
Montefiore - Jacobi