Rochester Regional Neurosciences is home to the most comprehensive program in the region.Our expertise is only surpassed by our commitment to patient-focused care.“I have called the Samaritans Hotline, not because I was suicidal, but because I needed someone to talk to, someone who would understand my feelings of helplessness and sadness. They listened to me with great care, and treated me kindly.” Confidentiality is The Key Samaritans hotline is completely confidential and anonymous, and, unlike some other hotline services, does not utilize caller ID or call tracing, making it a safe place to turn for people who are afraid to go someplace else or feel they have no place else–due to social, cultural, economic or other reasons. At 2 o’clock in the morning, after attending a counseling session, while seeking professional help, after exhausting available clinical services or after therapist hours.Responds to Every Kind of Problem Samaritans hotline has responded to over 1 million calls since the New York center was established in 1983.Rochester Regional Health takes a personalized approach to treatment, so each client receives customized care based on their individual needs.This is why Rochester Regional Health has achieved a high rate of success in treating clients addicted to problem substances and those with mental illness.To learn more about using the hotline as a referral to help the individuals you and/or your staff serve, click here. 24/7 Hotline: (212)-673-3000 Learn more about Samaritans hotline Samaritans "NYC Guide for Survivors of Suicide Loss” provides an overview of resources, research, activities and other helpful information intended to assist survivors as they move on their path to healing, including a comprehensive list of support groups like our own Safe Place program.Samaritans Completely Confidential Hotline When You Need Someone to Talk to 24/7 (212) 673-3000 Free, immediately accessible 24-hour emotional support in complete confidence. NYC Guide for Survivors of Suicide Loss Our "NYC Guide to Suicide Prevention Planning" puts key information and research on responding to a person in distress, assessment tools, safety and postvention planning, links to community resources, free training, depression screening and suicide support groups at your fingertips.
Samaritans over 100 volunteers come from diverse multi-cultural backgrounds and go through an intensive training where they focus on: effective crisis communication; the key behaviors in providing emotional support; identifying warning signs, risk and protective factors; assessing suicide risk; exploring the individual’s current situation, available resources and, when necessary, potential safety or emergency planning. Department of Health & Human Resources have documented the effectiveness of hotlines in increasing protective factors for a person in distress and reducing their suicide ideation.Specialty programs include the Golisano Restorative Neurology and Rehabilitation Center, Neurology, Neurosurgery, The Spine Center, The Memory Center and four primary Stroke Centers.Neurosciences Home Linked by shared processes and uncommon dedications, our cardiovascular specialists and surgeons work together to bring extraordinary heart care to you and your loved ones.Samaritans 24-Hour Crisis Hotline (212) 673-3000 With the goal of helping people in distress and preventing suicide, Samaritans free, confidential, 24-hour emotional support and crisis response hotline service is available on an immediate and ongoing basis to help people who are dealing with every kind of problem, illness, trauma or loss as they try to cope with their difficulties.The hotline provides those in crisis (as well as the people who care for them) with a 24-hour safety net that can be used to fill-in service gaps, bridge between appointments and act as a source of ongoing emotional maintenance for those with chronic emotional issues.