Mental Health Resources
New Jersey Hopeline
New Jersey Hopeline specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
New Jersey Mental Health Cares
NJMentalHealthCares is New Jersey’s behavioral health information and referral service. Behavioral care specialists are available from 8:00am to 8:00pm, Monday through Friday.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK, the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
The Peer Recovery WarmLine
Mental Health Association in New Jersey
Peer Recovery WarmLine (PRW) )is a peer-run service providing ongoing telephone support to mental health consumers as they work towards their recovery. All calls are answered by peers who are trained, supportive people with lived experience with mental health disorder. PRW is live Monday through Friday, 8 am to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 5 pm to 10 pm, and holidays, 3 pm to 10 pm. At the Peer Recovery WarmLine we try to get to know you as a person and how you view your world.
NJ Connect for Recovery
Helpline for Family and Friends
The NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line focuses on helping people who are experiencing distress related to the substance use disorder of a family member or friend. This service is a safe, confidential, nonjudgmental forum that New Jerseyans may call to connect, grow and transform through a unique combination of supportive counseling from Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Peer Specialists.
ReachNJ is a 24-hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week addictions hotline where people who have Substance Use Disorder (SUD) or friends and family of people with SUD can get immediate assistance and support from live, New Jersey-based, trained addiction counselors.
Rutgers UBHC-Crisis Services for Adults and Children
Rutgers UBHC-Crisis Services for Adults and Children provides 24- hour emergency services and crisis psychiatric evaluations and treatment
Rutgers UBHC-Acute Psychiatric Services
Provides 24-hour hotline staffed by crisis counselors for 24-hour walk-in for evaluation and treatment for individual of all ages