Counseling Resources

Local Area Counseling Resources:

The following are trusted and reliable community resources to assist today's youth:

Citizens Advocates Watertown (315) 755-1251

Community Clinic of Jefferson County, Watertown, (315) 782-7445

Debra Schryver, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Alexandria Bay, (315) 686-6094

Dr. Dan Mitchell to North County Children's Clinic, (315) 782-9450

Mobile Crisis Services of Watertown (24/7),  (315) 782- 2327

Rubenzahl, Knudsen and Associates Psychological Services, (315) 788-3332

River Community Wellness, (315) 482- 1277

River Wellness Referral Request (Children)

River Wellness Referral Request (Adult)

Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown,(315) 785-4000

St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Ogdensburg, (315) 541-2001

Suicide Prevention Hotline/Crisis Hotline - 988 for calls and texts

The Jefferson County Resource Guide: Families can find contact information for organizations and services for Mental Health, Food, Housing, Veterans, Legal Services, Disability, Health, LGBTQIA+, Victims Services, Substance Use, Education, Utilities, SPOA, Older Adults Services, Employment, Recreation, Care-Coordination, Parenting, and other needs.



Counseling Web Resources:

The following web resources are highly recommended:

Alcohol and Drug Addiction: 

Center for Effective Parenting:

CREDO Community Center: 

Gamblers Anonymous:  

Office of Mental Health:

Partnership to end addiction Signs of Drug Use in Teens:

PIVOT Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services:

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 

Suicide Prevention and Depression:

Tobacco Prevention:

Trevor Project (LGBQT Resource):

Q Center Northern NY (LGBQT Resource):

Youth Internet Safety: