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The Wellness Center
Dylan Clay-Devlin, MHC-LP (Clinician)
(929) 668-7062
[email protected] or [email protected]
Room 111 / 8am to 4pm Monday-Friday
The New York Foundling
Armanda Soto, LCSW (Clinical Supervisor)
(646) 370-0284
[email protected]
Michelle Watsula, LMHC (Assistant Vice President)
(347) 803-5545
[email protected]

List of NYC Family Resource Centers, Hotlines, Online Resources and Social Services
– Schools NYC
Grief, Suicide, End of Life, Mental Health and Crisis support services – HSMSE Wellness Center
Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Resources.  Learn about the risks, warning signs and what you can do to help – HSMSE Wellness Center
5 Things NOT to say to someone with Depression/Anxiety – YouTube
Mental Health Services available to the Black Community – Refinery 29
Mental Health & Study Tips Videos – YouTube
What is Mental Health?:
The 9 Best Scientific Study Tips:
Call 1-888-NYC-WELL if you are thinking about suicide, or know someone who is, counselors are available to listen to and support you 24/7.  Contact NYC Well by calling 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355), texting “WELL” to 65173 or chatting at  If you or someone you know is at immediate risk of hurting themselves, or in immediate danger because of a health condition or other situation, call 911.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Hours: Available 24 hours
Languages: English, Spanish
Mental Health for All – NYC.GOV
NYC has set up a comprehensive online resource hub with helplines and services offering free, direct support to meet the needs of New Yorkers, including communities of color, children and youth, LGBTQ New Yorkers, Aging adults and people with serious mental illness.  Visit to learn more.
What You Should Know About Mental Health – NYC.GOV
As a parent or caregiver, you want the best for your children or other dependents.  You may be concerned or have questions about certain behaviors they exhibit and how to ensure they get help.  Learn more about the myths and facts associated with mental health along with:
  • What to look for
  • What to do
  • How to talk about mental health
  • Learn more about supporting your children
  • Get help for your child
For information visit and learn more about what you and your family needs to do to stay healthy.
Having Conversations with youth about mental health and suicide – Regina Miranda, Ph.D.
Understanding Anxiety in Kids and Teens

Child Mind Institute – Dare to Share Campaign
Talking about thoughts, feelings, and mental health can be tough. But sharing our struggles opens the door to help and healing. The Dare to Share campaign features celebrities and kids telling powerful stories about their own challenges and how they found the courage to ask for support.  For more information on this campaign visit:

Tips for Parents on how to get kids to open up and feel comfortable talking about their mental health:

5 Tips to Help Teens Cope with STRESS – Wellness Center

Foods That Boost Your Immune System – Wellness Center

LGBTQ+ Supports Within the DOE: