Local resources

This page has links to local psychiatric hospitals and other resources related to mental health. The descriptions are excerpted from the organizations’ websites.

These links are provided solely for convenience – DBSA Westchester NY does not recommend or endorse any external organization. Please use your own judgment in consultation with medical professionals in making decisions about what resources to use.


Behavioral Health Center at Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, New York), located in a freestanding facility on the campus of Westchester Medical Center, offers a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community and emergency care for individuals and families.

Crisis Text Line (online/text messaging)   The national DBSA organization’s website mentions the Crisis Text Line organization, which provides assistance in crises: text HOME to 741741.

Four Winds Westchester (Katonah, New York) provides inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment services for children, adolescents and adults.

The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA Westchester) offers an array of specialized services for children and adults, including outpatient clinic services, care management, family and peer support, and more. They also publish a Community Mental Health Services Directory.

My Sisters’ Place (Westchester, New York) strives to end domestic violence and human trafficking by providing free education, outreach, and confidential supportive and legal services, throughout Westchester County, New York. Counseling services are free and available to all Westchester County residents. Their 24/7 HOTLINE number is 800-298-7233 (SAFE).

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Westchester Division (NAMI) is a national organization with local affiliates in many areas of the country. They offer education programs, support groups, and online resources for people and families living with mental illness. Visit their website for information on classes and other events. You can use the NAMI national website to search for NAMI affiliates in other areas of the country.

New York-Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division (White Plains, New York) is a 270 bed hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services to children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.  Staffed by Weill Cornell Medicine clinicians, their mission is to provide patient-centered care in a facility specifically designed to offer tranquility and activities that support mental health healing.

New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) has a directory of New York State mental health programs in various categories: emergencies, inpatient, outpatient, residential, and support.

Phelps Hospital/Northwell Health (Sleepy Hollow, New York) offers a full range of outpatient counseling and addiction treatment and inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse rehabilitation services.

Saint Vincent’s Hospital Westchester (Harrison, New York) is one of the largest providers of mental health, addiction recovery, and residential services in the region, with 106 psychiatric and 30 addiction rehab beds. Their  outpatient services include a mental health clinic, a Personalized Recovery-Oriented Services (PROS) program, addiction treatment programs, and a partial hospitalization program.

Silver Hill Hospital (New Canaan, Connecticut), founded in 1931 and located on a beautiful 44-acre campus, is an independent and not-for-profit psychiatric hospital nationally accredited by the independent Joint Commission. They offer inpatient, transitional living, and intensive outpatient treatments for adults and adolescents, with separate facilities and programs for adolescents. They treat patients with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, addictions, psychoses, and other mental health issues.

Westchester County Office for Women (White Plains (main office) and Yonkers, New York), is the coordinating agency for domestic violence, sexual assault and gender violence in Westchester County. They provide direct services to those needing assistance; policy and education, a resource list, and other services. If you would like to know about any of the resources on the list, contact the Office for Women at (914) 995-5972 or call the NAMI Westchester Helpline at (914) 592-5458.

Westchester Independent Living Center, Inc. (WILC) and their satellite office, Putnam Independent Living Center (PILS), serve people with all disabilities. They are a not-for-profit, community-based, cross-disability resource, advocacy, and training center dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. They provide information and peer support to help people with disabilities achieve independence and self-direction. Their staff reflects the diversity of disabilities and ethnicities of our community.

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is the largest not-for-profit provider of licensed outpatient behavioral health services in Westchester County. They provide behavioral health treatment, counseling, support groups, and programming in clinic, school, mobile, and community locations throughout Westchester County.

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