Students, if you are in need of help and support with any area of your school or personal life please reach out to me, Emily Kustal. I am the school Guidance Counselor and I am here to help you with your concerns. You can also contact the organizations below, talk to your advisor or a trusted teacher:
BRAVE Against Bullying (212) 709-3222 2:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday Building Respect, Acceptance, and Voice through Education (BRAVE) is a hotline launched by the Mental Health Association of NYC and the UFT. Trained professionals provide crisis intervention, suicide risk assessment, and supportive listening.
Boys Town Hotline (for boys and girls) 1-800-448-3000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Contact if you’re depressed, contemplating suicide, being physically or sexually abused, on the run, addicted, fighting with a friend or parent, or if you’re facing an overwhelming challenge.
NYC LifeNet 1-800-LIFENET (1-800-543-3638) (English) 1-877-AYUDESE (1-800-298-3373) (Spanish) 1-877-990-8585 (Asian LifeNet) 1-212-982-5284 (TTY) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week These trained professionals help callers find mental health services for emotional problems, depression, eating disorders, bullying, and other social or emotional issues. Chat: http://www.lifenet.nyc/lifeline-crisis-chat Text: 65173
(Monday – Friday 2:30-9:00pm, and Weekends 1:00-9:00pm)
Dial-A-Teacher 1-212-777-3380 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday Free homework help by qualified teachers to tutor students in reading, math, writing and science. Available languages are: English, Bengali, Chinese, French, Hatian-Creole, Italian, Russian, Slovak, and Spanish.