Substance use is a complex public health challenge that affects individuals and families from all walks of life. Here in Ulster County, we take the challenge seriously and we devote substantial effort and resources to help prevent substance abuse and to help people find the services they need to begin a path to recovery.
For a continuously updated list of treatment and recovery programs in and around Ulster County, click here
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ULSTER COUNTY FAMILY ADVOCATE - 845.458.7455
If you or someone you know is experiencing a substance use challenge, Ulster County has a Family Advocate who can help connect you to to the programs and services that are right for you. For more info, call Tonya Stokes at (845) 458-7455.
ULSTER COUNTY MOBILE MENTAL HEALTH - 1.844.277.4820
Mobile Mental Health is operated by ACCESS: Supports for Living, between the hours of 10 AM - 10 PM. Call 1-844-277-4820. Connect with a trained counselor when stress, depression or other mental health issues create a personal crisis. Your call with a trained counselor will be kept confidential. This service is available to all Ulster County residents at NO CHARGE.
FAMILY OF WOODSTOCK 24/7 FREE Talk/Text Hotline
ORACLE TEAM - 888.996.0940
ORACLE is a rapid response team, sponsored by the UC Sheriff’s Office. All calls are free and confidential and the Team consists of Peer Advocates, mental health professionals and rehabilitation specialists who are there to help you and your family, on your terms, without judgment or legal consequences.
SAMADHI RECOVERY COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER - 855.726.2344
Samadhi is a nonprofit organization grounded in the belief that mindfulness based practices create a strong foundation for a path to freedom from addiction. It’s a place that is welcoming and staffed by compassionate people with lived experience.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES - 845.467.0861
Catholic Charities has Peer Advocates, and a full-service treatment and recovery center, that can help you begin your healing, whenever you are ready.
PEOPLE USA - 845.452.2728
Peer-Run Behavioral Health Services.
24/7 Warm Line for Crisis Respite and Peer Support.
General services including Advocacy, Wellness Coaching, Supportive Housing, Care Coordination, and Employment/Benefits Counseling, all 100% accessible by telephone + virtual groups.
Call: 845-452-2728 (ext 601 for 24/7 Warm Line) / Website: people-usa.org
WellnessRecovery.org is updated and maintained by the Mental Health Association in Ulster County. The information posted on the site is a collection of Ulster County resources designed to help community members review and retrieve information about recovery oriented programs and services in order to create their plans for wellness and recovery.
This website was created by the Town of New Paltz as part of its opioid overdose prevention and response efforts, as well as its support of local and regional efforts to save lives and support recovery from opioid/substance use disorders. The website provides resources and information in both English and Spanish regarding: Narcan training options (24/7 web-based, over-the-phone, and live Zoom training(s), medication disposal, harm reduction services, treatment providers and recovery support services. Estos recursos también están disponibles en español.
BEWARE OF OPIOID BASED PAIN RELIEVERS!
IT CAN ONLY TAKE 5 DAYS TO BECOME ADDICTED. TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT NON-OPIOID ALTERNATIVES AND IF YOU MUST USE THEM, ASK FOR THE MINIMUM DOSE POSSIBLE, FOR THE SHORTEST PERIOD OF TIME.
ALWAYS KEEP YOUR MEDICATIONS SECURE.