Resources: A Safety Net PLUS NEW Covid-19 Resources 02/2021

A quick resource guide to HELP YOURSELF! Like a "safety net" here are some resources to get started with.  

My clients are VERY capable of meeting many challenges on their own!  

If you should find you need assistance, I am here, to help boost you over the hurdle!

These are great places to start, and some are specialized to meet specific needs~

Safety Net of Resources for Covid-19


Resources for Coping During the Pandemic

NY Project Hope Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314 NY

Free, Confidential Helpline as part of FEMA response or

(this line does not provide confidential provider-therapist relationship-The line is not a substitute for professional health care.)

NYS Office of Mental Health'



Create A Safety Net of YOUR Own at Home~



Local Crisis Hotline

24 Hour Hotline~Serving Buffalo & Erie Co.  716-834-3131

Nationwide Suicide Crisis Hotline                    1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)                                                                                      

Suicide Prevention Website ~  resources


The State And National Domestic Violence Hotline Numbers Are:

  • New York State Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline (English & español/Multi-language accessibility): 1-800-942-6906 or 711 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing

  • National Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) 

  • National Deaf Hotline Videophone 9am-5pm M-F 1-855-812-1001 or


Websites for Health & Education 

Parents / Children 

Parent Information on NYS Special Education


Parent Guide Section 504 Public Schools Information on Special Education and 504

NYS Child Health Plus ( Children's Health Insurance)





Wonderful Ways to Love a Teen...Even When It Seems Impossible Judy Ford Conari Press, August 31, 2002

The Asperger's Answer Book: The Top 300 Questions Parents Ask Susan Ashley, Ph.D. Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2007

The ADD & ADHD Answer Book: The Top 275 Questions Parents Ask Susan Ashley, Ph.D. Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2005


Teachers, School Staff, Administrators, Counselors, & Parents

Empowering Bystanders In Bullying Prevention Grades K-8  Stan Davis with Julia Davis Research Press, 2007


Strategy, Mindset & Success

The Magic of Thinking Big David Schwartz, Wilshire Book Company, 1978 ( new versions exist)

The Relationship Edge: The Key to Strategic Influence and Selling Success Jerry Acuff with Wally Wood, John Wiley & Sons Inc. 2011

Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace  Ricardo Semler, Grand Central Publishing,1993


New York State

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

©2019 by Marcy Abramsky, LCSW InspireAmind®️ Counseling and Consulting. Proudly created with