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Simone Biles in Tokyo Olympics, July 2021 (AP)

As I write this, the greatest gymnast of all time, Simone Biles, has withdrawn from the women’s gymnastics team finals in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (delayed until 2021 due to the pandemic) because her mental health was suffering.

As someone wrote on Facebook:

If you need help, take a cue from the GOAT Simone Biles, and listen to your mind, body, and soul. If you’re struggling, please read the following.

(Adapted from the Colorado Healthcare Ethics Resource.)

The ways that each of us reacts to stress fall on a continuum.

You may feel little to no impact, or you may feel an increased stress response. When stress is ongoing or severe, this can lead to severe distress, burnout, or traumatic responses.

Personal experiences, support systems, coping mechanisms, external stressors, adverse childhood experiences, and the length of time we have felt increased stress can contribute to where we fall on the continuum. 

Expect that where you are on this continuum can change. It’s also important to remember that people will react differently to the same situation, and that is ok.  

Know that: 

  • What you are feeling and experiencing matters.
  • It’s likely that many people are feeling similar.
  • There are resources—and people—to help you.
  • Your professors care. Let us know if you need help, extensions on work, or a sympathetic ear.

This is a partial list of resources in our area. Remember: it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help when you need it. It’s a sign of STRENGTH.

Resources and Links

Mental Health

Local Mental Health Resources

UHS Outpatient Mental Health

33 Mitchell Avenue
Summit Building Suite G80
Binghamton, NY 13903
+1 (607) 762-2340
UHS Outpatient Mental Health Website

Lourdes Center for Mental Health

184 Court Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
+1 (607) 584-4465
Lourdes Center for Mental Health Website

Family and Children’s Society

257 Main Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
+1 (607) 729-6206
Family and Children’s Website

Community Treatment and Recovery Center (CTRC)

114 Clinton Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
+1 (607) 797-0680
Greater Binghamton Health Center

Comprehensive Psychiatric emergency Program (CPEP)

Binghamton General Hospital
10-42 Mitchell Avenue
Binghamton, NY 13903
+1 (607) 762-2302
+1 (800) 451-0560
UHS Website- CPEP

United Way

United Way 211 Website

National Resources

Suicide Prevention Life Line

1-800-273-TALK ( +1 (800) 273-8255 )
National Crisis Text Line Text: 741-741

Depression, Anxiety Online Tests

Domestic Violence

Local Resources

Crime Victims Assistance Center

377 Robinson St.
Binghamton NY 13904
24/7 crisis line: +1 (607) 722-2456
Text line: +1 (607) 725-8196
Office: +1 (607) 723-3200
Crime Victims Assistance Center Website

RISE: Comprehensive Domestic Violence Service

P.O Box 393
Endicott, NY 13761
Advocacy/Counseling: +1 (607) 748-5174
Administration: +1 (607) 748-7453
Hotline: +1 (877) 754-4340
RISE Website

A New Hope Center

20 Church St.
Owego, NY 13827
+1 (607) 687-6866
A New Hope Center Website

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE ( +1 (800) 799-7233 )
National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

Relationship Violence

Domestic Violence Quiz Website


Local Resources

Southern Tier Aids Prevention Program (Stap)

22 Riverside Drive
Binghamton, NY 13905
+1 (607) 798-1706
STAP Website

National Resources

Alcohol and Drug

Local Resources

The Addiction Center of Broome County (ACBC)

+1 (607) 723-7308
+1 (800) 771-6402
Addictions Center of Broome County Website

United Health Services (UHS)

Drug Abuse Crisis Line: +1 (607) 762-2257
UHS Website

Inpatient Services

Fairview Recovery Services

  • Fairview Community Residence for Men +1 (607) 722-8987
  • New Outlook Community Residence for Women  +1 (607) 722-8987
  • Supportive Living, Shelter Plus Care, Housing Plus Care  +1 (607) 722-8987

Fairview Recovery Services Website

Helio Health

+1 (607) 296-3072
Helio Health Website

United Health Services (UHS)

New Horizons Inpatient Unit +1 (607) 762-2255

Outpatient Services

  • Addiction Center of Broome County (ACBC) +1 (607) 723-7308
  • United Health Services (UHS) +1 (607) 762-2200
  • New Horizons Outpatient Unit -+1 (607) 762-3288
  • Family and Children’s Society +1 (607) 729-6206

Other Services

  • Broome County SAFE line +1 (607) 778-6119
  • Broome County Sheriff Assisted Initiative  +1 (607) 778-1911, Ext. 1
  • Fairview Recovery Services Health Home Care Management +1 (607) 722-8987

Peer Services

Addiction Center of Broome County (ACBC) 

Family and Peer Navigator +1 (607) 422-4242

Fairview Recovery Services 

VOICES Recovery Center  +1 (607) 821-7811

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier (MHAST) 

Peer Support Warm Line +1 (607) 240-7291

Narcotics Anonymous
+1 (607) 774-4900
Call for meeting times and locations

Alcoholics Anonymous
+1 (607) 722-5983
Call for meeting times and locations

Al-Anon & Alateen
+1 (607) 722-0889
Call for meeting times and locations

Co-Dependents Anonymous
+1 (607) 687-5620

Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP)
+1 (607) 762-2302 +1 (800) 451-0560
24-hour crisis hotline and confidential psychiatric advice.

S Program (STAP)
+1 (607) 798-1706
Excellent education and free harm reduction supplies

New York State Office of Addiction Supports And Services (OASAS)

Hopeline + 1 (877) 846-7369

Broome County Resources

Broome County Resources Website

Virtual Library on Mental Health topics

Virtual Library on Mental Health Topics Website

Online Questionnaires

Local Resources

Online Resources/Screening Tools

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