The Center for Coping has accumulated a collection of beneficial resources, including books, articles, information sheets, questionnaires, links to helpful organizations, and hotline resources (see bottom of page) to assist you as you start, or continue, your self-improvement program.

Our Coping Counselors have written a number of articles that may be helpful to you. Click here to access our current list of available articles.

There are a number of valuable books to help you with your coping efforts. Click here to access our current list of suggested books.

On this page, you’ll learn about our unique, free, easy-to-complete Coping Questionnaires, each one focusing on a specific topic or issue. Click here to access our currently available questionnaires.

Many of our patients have benefited from getting in touch with the health organizations included on our list. Click here to access our current list of recommended health organizations.

Interested in a course that can help your self-improvement efforts, our free Mini-Course, “Newly Diagnosed With A Medical Illness? What To Do Right Now!“? Click here to learn more about the course.

This list includes a few suggestions for hotline and support links. Use your online search engines to find additional links to help you when necessary.

National Hotlines:

  1. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline: 800-950-6264. OR in a crisis, text NAMI to 741741
  2. Spanish Speaking National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 888-628-9454.
  3. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
  4. National Drug Hotline: 844-289-0879
  5. Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453
  6. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

New York Hotlines:

  • Long Island
  1. Long Island Crisis Center: 516-679-1111
  • Nassau County
  1. Nassau County’s Behavioral Health Helpline: 516-227-8255
  2. Nassau County Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline: 516-292-3040
  3. The Safe Center LI, Inc. (TSCLI): 516-542-0404 (for those experiencing abuse, domestic violence, etc.)
  • Suffolk County
  1. Suffolk County Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
  2. Suffolk County Domestic violence and sexual assault 24-hour hotline: 631-360-3606
  3. Suffolk County- Crisis Residence at Pilgrim: 631-761-2929
  4. Suffolk County- LICADD substance abuse 24-hour hotline: 631-979-1700

Suggested online resources include:

  • Depression and Bipolar Disorder Support Groups- This website offers online support groups three days a week for people with mood disorders.
  • Depression Forums- Provided is a website and bulletin board with information, live chat options, and more for individuals with mood disorders.
  • GriefNet- This website offers email support groups for those experiencing grief related issues.
  • Psych Central Community Connection- This website offers many different online forums related to mental health.
  • Recovery International- This website offers telephone and online meetings as well as online forums.
  • RehabSpot- This website offers information and referrals to rehab specialists and facilities.

Please contact us by telephone or e-mail for further information about any of our resource materials.

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