Available to the community, the Neshamos Resource Helpline is a confidential, free service that provides information, referrals and support for individuals facing mental and/or substance use disorders, their families, and caring community members.

The Neshamos Helpline can be reached any time by leaving a message on our answering machine. Calls are fielded and directed to a responsive team of professionals, who will respond within 72 hours. If you are facing an immediate crisis, please call emergency services at 911.

Callers can find out more about addiction, get referrals to local vetted professionals, support groups, and community-based organizations, as well as local treatment facilities.

Take that first step now and call 646-580-9842.


The following hotline numbers are presented here as additional resources:

1 (800) 448-3000

Crisis and resource line staffed by counselors to provide information about a variety of issues, including chemical dependency.

1 (800) 999-9999

General hotline for adolescents, teens and their families. Assistance with any kind of problem – including alcohol and drug abuse. Covenant House specializes in homeless and runaway youth.

1 (800) NCA-CALL (622-2255)

NCADD’s HOPE LINE directs callers to numerous affiliate programs around the country to assist, at a local level, with substance abuse issues,

1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)

National agency dedicated to prevention of drug abuse, and treatment of existing drug problems. Round the clock help in finding local drug treatment centers.

1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)
1 (800) 487-4889 (TDD) for hearing impaired.

Confidential information service for individuals and family members faced with substance abuse disorders and/or mental health issues. Information available in English and Spanish.

1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Not just a suicide hotline. Offers help with issues of drug and alcohol abuse

1 (855) DRUG-FREE (378-4373)

Not a crisis line, but provides information to parents about adolescent and teen drug abuse, prevention and treatment. Website:


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Tools for Parents

For parents looking to become more aware of their child’s emotional development, and how to play a more effective role in their child's growth.

Community Events

Events, seminars, focused on addiction and mental health awareness and education within the community.

Teacher Training

Provide education, awareness and resources for teachers to gain the knowledge and skills to become an agent for change in a child’s life.

Men's Support Group

A professionally-led peer support group focused on providing support and connection for male survivors of CSA in the frum community.

Neshamos Podcast

Personal experiences of those who have been effected by mental illness and have emerged with a message of hope and healing.

Companion Network

Connecting every person struggling with mental health or an addiction with a person who has lived through that experience.