Formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), Vibrant Emotional Health’s groundbreaking solutions have delivered high quality services and support, when, where and how people need it for over 50 years. Through our state-of-the-art technology-enabled services, community wellness programs, and advocacy and education work, we are building a society in which emotional wellness can be a reality for everyone.
Who We AreHelping people achieve mental and emotional wellbeing with dignity and respect.
What We DoWe connect individuals and families with emotional support and care when, where, and how they need it.
We run innovative community programs for people at all stages of life, and state-of-the-art crisis lines like the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, NYC Well, the Disaster Distress Helpline, and the NFL Life Line. Our advocacy and education work strives for systemic change. This hands on experience gives us a unique understanding of the issues people face every day.Learn More
Our ImpactWhat we do works.
Over 50 years of groundbreaking ideas and state-of-the-art technology means we help thousands of people live more vibrant lives every day.
Calls the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline receives every year
Youth who have earned competitive employment using skills learned at our Adolescent Skills Centers
Families have received advocacy and support through our Family Resource Centers
Number of people we offer life-changing and life-saving support to nationally
I’ll never forget when the first call came into the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline on my first day as a crisis counselor. I wondered, "What if I said the wrong thing?"Go to I Work At A Suicide Hotline—Here's What It's Like
In October 2018, the federal government proposed a change to the public charge rule that would expand determinations to be made on whether or not an immigrant receives one or more public benefits, such as Medicaid. This new regulation is likely to impact the behavioral health service community.Go to Statement on the Proposed Public Charge Rule
It is becoming a widely-embraced standard for human service organizations and systems of care to embed a trauma-informed approach into their work in recognition of trauma’s impact on outcomes. But we have to do more.Go to ACES Are High: Transforming Systems of Care from Within
Check out our “Support for Suicidal Individuals on Social and Digital Media” toolkit to help digital community managers and social media platforms establish safety policies for suicidal crisis.Go to Support For Suicidal Individuals On Digital Media
Christian Burgess, Director of the DDH, a program of SAMHSA administered by Vibrant Emotional Health, offers an overview of how anyone with an interest in disaster emotional care can get involved in their community throughout the disaster cycle.Go to Volunteering in Disaster Emotional Care
Get InvolvedLet’s work together to share hope and save lives.
Find out how you can #BeThe1To help save a life.Go to Join Us for National Suicide Prevention Month.
Help fund the critical work we do to spread hope and save lives.Go to Support our critical work.