Brooklyn has mental health resources available if you know where to look. Here are some of the important mental health resources that Brooklyn has to offer.
Mental health resources in Brooklyn
Alcoholics Anonymous: There are over a hundred AA meetings each week in Brooklyn, so you have a good chance of finding one that’s the right fit for you. The Brooklyn Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymus has a complete list of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings as well as information about workshops and a regular newsletter.
Gamblers Anonymous: There are four weekly meetings of GA in Brooklyn. For more information click here.
NAMI is a non-profit volunteer organization running support groups, community events, and educational programs to help those suffering from mental illness, as well as their families, friends, and loved ones. There two NAMI chapters serving Brooklyn:
Journeys is a unique rehab for members of the Jewish community. Click here for more information.
The Park Slope Center for Mental Health, Inc. is a non-profit organization that has been running and organizing a range of mental health services in Brooklyn for over three decades. Go to their website to find out more.
Women’s Shelters: There are a number of woman’s shelters in Brooklyn with different areas of focus. Here is a complete list.
Jewish Community Mental health Resources
OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services was founded in 1969 to provide for the diverse social needs of the Jewish community. It provides mental health services appropriate to the cultural needs of the Jewish community and has a center in Brooklyn. To learn about the help they provide click here.
The Sephardic Bikkur Cholim organization runs a Counseling Center with a staff of over 40 professionals that provides mental health services regardless of financial status. To find out more about their services, click here.