NYC Health + Hospitals is looking to hire new psychiatrists to meet the pandemic induced demand for mental health services. While the campaign is currently open-ended, its focus is on enhancing existing services and making them more accessible to a wider range of people.
NYC Well’s mental health hotlines (call 888-692-9355 or text 65173) received upwards of 6,000 weekly contacts in 2020 after the onset of the pandemic. In 2019, the weekly average was 5,000 contacts.
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