Community Counseling & Other Resources

The following resources can be used to help you find mental health treatment services. This site is meant as a starting point and should not be taken as a complete guide to all services available. Not all services listed will meet the needs and values of all individuals & families. These sites are not presented in order of quality or preference.

If you have had a positive experience with a mental health practitioner not on this list, please share their information with us.

Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7): 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line (24/7): Text START to 741-741

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier Peer Warm Line (24/7): (607) 240-7291

The TrevorLifeLine: 1-866-488-7386

The HOPE App – Suicide Prevention Education & Awareness Kit on iTunes: Free and easy to use resource that provides the user with information on warning signs, what to say, as well as information on local resources. Throughout the app the user can instantly call the national suicide prevention lifeline as well. The HOPE app is to be used in conjunction with mental health treatment and should not serve as a substitute for working with a mental health professional.

CPEP: Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program: 607-762-2302
24/7 Emergency Support at UHS Binghamton General Hospital

Adolescent Crisis Respite Program
contact: Emina Mujic, LCSW-R, at 607-763-4609 or
Crisis admissions in-patient program requires adolescents to be able to manage themselves safely in an outpatient setting, without evidence of suicidal intent or plan. Adolescents who are not at risk of imminent danger to themselves or others are eligible. The goal of the ACR is to assist adolescents and their families in resolving crisis situations and averting the need for hospitalizations or placement outside the home. Services provided include supervised living arrangements; reinforcement of treatment goals and objectives; crisis intervention; linkages to community mental health services; collaboration with established treatment providers; recreational activities and outings.

Greater Binghamton Health Center Child and Adolescent Services. 607- 773-4187
The Center offers inpatient and outpatient care to both children and adolescents (5-17 years old). The service includes consultation and assessment, counseling and therapy, crisis/ planned respite residential and intensive Day Treatment. Our Day Treatment Program is supplemented by an academic program with psycho-educational groups, skill development, social/recreational, and community exposure programs.

Private Practitioners

Janet Garbarini – 607-759-8887
14 Leroy Street
Binghamton, NY 13905

Patricia S. Jordan LCSW-R, Peaceful Pathways Counseling

Kimberly Keuter, LCSW-R, (607) 206-8262
38-42 Front St
Suite 1g
Binghamton, New York 13905-4712

Jodi Lowry, LCSW-R, ACSW, (607) 786-8717
Suite E, Inc.
231 Main St Ste 1 Vestal, NY 13850

Doris B Pereske, MSW, CSW, 607-772-1766
46 Riverside Dr.
Binghamton, NY 13905

Debra Saltzman, MSW, CSW,
265 Main St, Binghamton, NY 13905

Georgia Wimberly, LCSW, 607-768-3403

Other Resources

Addiction Center of Broome County

Crime Victims Assistance Center, Inc.

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

Identity LGBTQ+ Youth Center

Mental Health America

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier

SAMHSA Helpline – 800-662-HELP (4357)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers ‘a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.’

Single Point of Access – 607-778-1102,
Broome County Mental Health Department (BCMHD) operates Single Point of Access (SPOA) for both Adults and Children & Youth. SPOA provides timely access to services to support individuals living with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED).

Stress in School
This page offers informattion about causes of and ways to reduce stress.

Suicide Prevention Center of New York

UHS Addiction Medicine

UHS New Horizons Alcohol & Chemical Dependency Treatment Center

Psychiatrists/Specialists in Psychiatry

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