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Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

Helping you find the path to a happier, healthier life

At Good Samaritan Hospital we approach mental health in a collaborative way, always being sensitive to the needs of you and those of you love. You can rely on our team to be present, available and supportive throughout your journey.

We offer access to advanced care in a convenient location and a compassionate setting.

Services Provided at Good Samaritan Hospital:

If you are currently in psychiatric distress, please call 911 or go to your local emergency department. Or please call the Behavioral Health Response Team who is available 24 hours, 7 days a week at 845.517.0400.

COVID-19 Support and Help Lines

The following confidential support lines are available for anyone struggling with loneliness, anxiety, substance use or other mental health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rockland County Department of Mental Health Support Line - 845.364.2399, Monday - Friday, 9am-3pm
MHA of Rockland Warmline - 845.589.0671, Monday - Friday, 9am-4:30pm
NAMI Rockland Helpline - 845.359.8787, Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm
NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline - 1.844.863.9314, 7 days a week, 8am-10pm
Orange County Crisis Call Center: Dial 311 www.orangecountygov.com/1796/Crisis-Call-Center

Helpful Links

Rockland County Mental Health Department
Rockland County Behavioral Health Response Team
New York State Office of Mental Health
New York State Office of Addiction Services and Support
Orange County Crisis Call Center

Crisis Lines

BHRT - Behavioral Health Response Team - 845.517.0400
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1.800.273.8255
Crisis Text Line - Text GOT5 to 741741
Veterans Crisis Line - 1.800.273.8255
Center for Safety and Change - Domestic Violence Hotline - 845.634.3344
NYS HOPEline - Problem Gambling and Substance Use - 1.877.846.7349


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