People who care are all around.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health problem, there are several resources available to find out more information or get connected with help. Check out some mental health resources below:
If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or dial 911 in case of emergency.
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org
The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
For more information visit NAMI.org
DBSA: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The mission of DBSA New Jersey is to promote, and provide support and resources for, affiliated local chapters in New Jersey to help them improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.
For more information visit www.dbsalliance.org
Mental Health Association in New Jersey
The Mental Health Association in New Jersey is a statewide non-profit organization that strives for children and adults to achieve victory over mental health and substance use disorders through advocacy, education, training, and services.
For more information, visit https://www.mhanj.org/
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.
For more information, visit https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
For more information, visit https://afsp.org
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Helpline
The NJ MentalHealthCares Help Line staff offers telephone counseling, information and referral and assistance in helping to get the behavioral health services needed by you or a loved one. For assistance or more information, please call our toll-free, confidential number: 866-202-HELP (4357) (TTY 877-294-4356).
The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s NJMentalHealthCares Helpline offers free, anonymous online mental health screenings in cooperation with Mental Health America. Self-assessments are available for depression, anxiety, substance abuse, PTSD and bipolar disorder, as well as screens for youth and parents.
Fo more information, visit https://www.njmentalhealthcares.org/
Local and National Suicide Prevention Hotline Numbers
In Crisis? Call…
NJ Hopeline Call Center
NJ HopeLine is New Jersey's First Suicide Hotline Call Center; it operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
For more information, call 855-654-6735
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
For more information, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org