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24/7 Crisis Services

If you, or someone you know, is experiencing a mental health
or substance use crisis, we are here to help 24 hours a day,
7 days a week, 365 days a year.


CALL Toll Free

WALK IN @ The Stabilization Center
230 North Road · Poughkeepsie


Speak to a mental health professional any time of day or night.

CALL or TEXT 845-485-9700

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

At HELPLINE, mental health professionals are always available to listen and help people dealing with: 

  • Emotional distress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Addiction
  • Navigating the mental health system and finding the services you may need

What we offer:

  • Immediate crisis response
  • Emergency mental health counseling by phone or text
  • Help understanding mental health services and programs in our County

While we don’t offer specific referrals, we can provide the names of mental health professionals and programs who accept your health insurance. If you are uninsured or have Medicaid, we can make your first appointments with Family Services, Astor Services for Children, and the Lexington Center for Recovery, based on your needs.

CALL or TEXT 845-485-9700, or call toll-free 877-485-9700 any time of day or night, even on holidays. We are always here to listen, help, or send our Mobile Crisis Intervention Team right to you, if needed.


Dutchess County Stabilization Center

When you or someone you care about is experiencing, or close to experiencing a mental health crisis or substance use issue, come to the Stabilization Center. Located at 230 North Road, the Center is a safe, welcoming place for Dutchess County residents of all ages who are dealing with:

  • Emotional distress
  • Addiction or Intoxication
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family Issues

The Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Just walk in anytime – day or night. No appointment or referral needed!

At the Stabilization Center, we will:

  • Listen to you
  • Assess your situation
  • Work with you on a plan for healing
  • Connect you to the services you need*

*Some of the services offered will be right our location, and others will be at our partner agency locations throughout Dutchess County.

We also offer walk-in naloxone (Narcan) training for opioid overdose prevention. If you need immediate training, please come to the Stabilization Center, 230 North Road, in Poughkeepsie, any time of day or night. Someone will train you immediately. No appointment needed.

Using the Stabilization Center is 100% voluntary, and no one is ever denied service based on lack of health insurance or inability to pay. Walk in anytime to the Center at 230 North Road in Poughkeepsie, or call HELPLINE at 845-485-9700 for more information.

Mobile Crisis Intervention Team

The Mobile Crisis Intervention Team includes caring mental health professionals who can go directly to a person in crisis to help prevent a situation from getting worse, see what the person needs, and connect them to services that can help them right away. 

Mobile Team members include nurses, social workers, and other experienced mental health counselors who respond quickly, no matter where you are in Dutchess County. They work closely with local hospitals, crime victim service agencies, clinics, and more.  

To connect to the Mobile Team, CALL or TEXT Dutchess County HELPLINE 24/7/365 at 845-485-9700 or call toll-free at 877-485-9700.