Who to contact in an emergency

If you or someone you know is having an emergency, here’s who to contact.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for those experiencing a mental healthcrisis.
1(800) 273-8255 or suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Español: 1 (888) 628-9454

For the deaf or hard of hearing: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711, then1 (800) 273-8255.
CrisisText Line

Atrained crisis counselor is available anytime from anywhere in the UnitedStates.

TextHOME to 741741 or chat online at
Get Help Now

Don’t wait. Connect with someone who will listen and help.

Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
Text WELL to 65173 A service for NYC residents, available24/7/365. Text anytime!

National Domestic Violence Hotline

For victimsand survivors who need help and support.
(800)799-7233 or (800) 799-7233 for TTY; 

If you are not able to speak safely, you can chat online or text LOVEIS to 22522.
National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.

(800)656-HOPE (4673) or 
Español:(800) 656-4673 o 
The Trevor Project

The largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization includes a 24/7 mental health hotline.
(866)488-7386 or 

To join their online community visit 
Veterans Crisis Line

Available24/7 for Veterans in crisis.

(800)273-8255, press 1, text 838255 or 
Trans Lifeline

Provides trans peer support.

(877)565-8860 or 
Don't Call the Police

Community-based alternatives to police in your city,links to mental health crisis teams, and community resources. Database includesmaps and cities throughout the U.S.


Meet Our Board Members

Robert Krayn

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Robert Krayn holds the position of co-founder and CEO of Talkiatry. He spent five years as Vice President and Senior Analyst at an investment management firm.

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Georgia Gaveras, DO

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Georgia Gaveras holds the position of Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer at Talkiatry. She is triple board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, and addiction medicine. She has been practicing for over 18 years.

Dr. Gaveras’s practice focuses on medication management. Typically, she offers this in conjunction with supportive or emotionally focused therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. However, occasionally Dr. Gaveras may believe that additional therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best outcome.

She received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, ME, before moving back to NY to complete her residency at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. After completing training, she remained and worked with dually-diagnosed adolescents at the Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES) before becoming the Director of Training and Education for the Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals. She was then the associate director of child and adolescent emergency psychiatry at Cohen Children’s Medical Center before becoming the Director of the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn.

Dr. Gaveras has held academic appointments at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine, and SUNY Downstate Medical College. In addition, she has appeared in numerous professional publications and authored several research papers.

In addition to general, child, and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Gaveras is also board-certified in addiction medicine and trained in the Eating Disorders, Compulsions and Addictions Service (EDCAS) program at the William Alanson White Institute. She completed her undergraduate studies at New York University. While having treated a wide variety of patients, her primary clinical focus has been in treating adolescents and young adults with co-occurring substance use disorders.

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Bryan C. Hunt

Company Investor & Financial Analyst

Bryan C. Hunt is an experienced private company investor and awarded financial analyst. Bryan holds a Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

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Jason Fiedler

Managing Partner at Left Lane Capital

Jason Fiedler is a founding and Managing Partner at Left Lane Capital. He started as a sourcing analyst focused on growth-stage internet and software businesses.

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Richard Park, MD

Founder and CEO of CityMD

Dr. Richard Park is the founder and former CEO of CityMD, a leading urgent care company. In addition, he is a board certified emergency medicine physician and is a successful serial entrepreneur and investor.

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