Buffalo

Don’t give up. You are not alone.

On this page, we have listed several resources in this community which are there to care for you. This list is not exhaustive, but it can serve as a bridge to help. It was collected in honor of your story and the stories of people around you. We encourage you to remember your journey is unique—and that every step forward is worth it.

Local

Crisis Services 24-Hour Helpline
(716) 834-3131
Provides immediate crisis intervention, supportive counseling, information, referrals and connection to services if immediate on site intervention is needed to address the crisis.

National

Crisis Text Line
Text TWLOHA to 741-741
A trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

National Hopeline Network
1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-8255

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-4673
24-hour Chat: online.rainn.org
24-hour Chat (Español): ohl.rainn.org/es/

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)
1-866-488-7386

Treatment Referral Hotline
(Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-4357

911 AND ANY LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM ARE ALSO GREAT RESOURCES IN TIMES OF CRISIS.

Local Treatment Resources

To obtain more local mental health referrals in Buffalo, dial 211 or visit 211.org.

Greater Buffalo Counseling Centers*
greaterbuffalocounseling.com
3330 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 833-5993

Lake Shore Behavioral Heath*
Lake-Shore.org
951 Niagara St
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 884-0888

Jewish Family Services*
wrt.lv/JFSBuffaloNY
70 Baker St
Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 883-1914

Mid-Erie Counseling & Treatment Services*
Mid-Erie.org
463 William St
Buffalo, NY 14204
(716) 893-0062

* Clinics or counselors that offer low-to-no cost counseling services or a sliding scale fee

Support Groups

There are support groups that exist for a variety of struggles in addition to these listed here.

Alcoholics Anonymous
AA.org
BuffaloAANY.org
(716) 853-0388

Narcotics Anonymous
NA.org
NAWNY.org
(716) 878-2316

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon.AlaTeen.org
AISWNY.org
(716) 856-2520

National Alliance for Mental Illness
NAMI.org
Offers support groups and resources for individuals struggling with mental health.
NAMIBuffaloNY.org
(716) 226-6264

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP.org
If you’ve lost a loved one to suicide, AFSP can help connect you to a local bereavement support group in your area.
AFSP.org/SurvivingSuicideLoss
wrt.lv/AFSPBuffaloNY
(585) 202-2783

In The Rooms
InTheRooms.com
Free worldwide directory of anonymous 12-step meetings for those seeking help or in recovery, as well as friends and family of people in recovery.