If you need immediate assistance with an uncomfortable and/or unsafe environment connected with your work, or just need guidance with a difficult situation, the following organizations can offer assistance.
National Employment Law Project
HR4A Mediation Pilot program is now available,
if you are interested in this option.
Call us (1-800-606-3651) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Safe Horizon (24 hour)
National Sexual Assault Hotline
If you belong to a union, you can also start there.
Call your business representative or speak to your deputy, or reach out to the business affairs office at your guild. If you don’t belong to a union, you can call the Actors’ Fund at 212-221-7300. They are ready to assist anyone in the arts community.
If you are currently employed by an artistic institution, they should have a policy on harassment and discrimination, which should also outline the procedure to follow in case of a problem. If that information is not openly displayed, request to see it and use it if you feel safe.
National Institute for the Psychotherapies Trauma Program
www.niptherapy.org | 212-582-1566
Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy-Trauma Studies Program
www.icpnyc.com | 212-333-3444
IHI Therapy Center
322 8th Ave, #802, NYC, NY | 212-243-2830
20 W 74th St. NYC, NY | 212-873-7070
The Karen Horney Clinic
329 E 62nd St. NYC, NY | 212-838-4333
St John’s Center for Psychological Services
Brooklyn Center for Psychotherapy and New Directions
300 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY | 718-622-2000
Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute
EMDR International Association