Coping with COVID-19

Many people are struggling with the emotional demands of coping with COVID-19. If you would like support for this, there are several resources available to you.

If you are an enrolled SPS student, you can contact Counseling Services at We will set up an Initial Consultation — a free and confidential 30-45 minute phone conversation to discuss what supports we can put in place to help.

Other emotional support resources you can contact include:

NYC Well - phone/text/chat mental health hotline
Text WELL to 65173

New York State COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline

NYC COVID Care Network
If you are having a medical issue related to COVID-19, you can also call New York State’s medical hotline at 1-888-364-3065.

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance