Health and Medical

Please consult your physician for personalized medical advice. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding a medical condition.

Emergency Contacts

Poison Control: call 1-800-222-1222.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Dial 988. 

Crisis text line: Text GOT5 to 741741. 

Office of Addiction Services and Supports: Call 1-877-846-7369.

NY State Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Hotline: Call 1-800-942-6906 or text 844-997-2121 

Grace Smith House (domestic abuse treatment center): 845-452-7155

Dutchess County Helpline: Talk or text 845-485-9700.

Northern Dutchess Hospital: (845) 876-3001

General Health


Mayo Clinic provides comprehensive guides on hundreds of common and rare diseases and conditions.


MedlinePlus is an online Medical Encyclopedia provided by the National Library of Medicine, comprising over 4,000 articles on varying health and medicine topics.


Mental Health


The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization. NAMI supports those affected by mental illness through advocacy, free mental health support, and online groups.