2nd Floor is a confidential and anonymous 24/7
helpline (888-222-2228) for New Jersey's youth and young adults. They can help
you find solutions to the problems that you face at home, at school or in any
area of your life.
Text "CWC" to 839863 (Monday through Friday from 4-10pm) for ContactWeCare text support. You can also call 24/7 at (908) 232-2880.
Crisis Text Line 24/7 Text 741741 Anywhere, anytime. Live, trained crisis counselors responds quickly. It's completely anonymous.
NJHOPELINE is New Jersey's 24/7 Peer Support &
Suicide Prevention Hotline. Call them at 1-855-654-6735 or go to their website
to have a live chat.
is a program of the North American Alliance of Child Helplines (NAACH).
The goal of the program is to create universal crisis portals for
children/youth, both on the phone and on-line, as mechanisms to reach
qualified, professional crisis counselors 24/7. 1-855-201-2121.
for "anyone in New Jersey who have ever had a horrible day, struggled
with mental health, or lost a loved one. It’s about adults and experts
stepping back (for the most part) and letting us do what we need to do
and say what we need to say. It’s about using our own unique Jersey
voices to help each other out, recognize our strengths, and inspire
hope. It’s about getting involved, making a difference, and keeping
EmpowerNJ offers a resource guide to find helpful service providers in Somerset County, NJ.
If someone you love has died by suicide, you are not alone. There are, sadly, many others who share your sorrow and questions. Visit AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) for more information.
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) has free resources (such as pamphlets, workbooks, wallet cards, etc…)
There are several local resources to help you or your loved one with any challenge you are facing.