• Please note: If your child is experiencing a mental health emergency or crisis, please contact the local police department, 911, or take your child to the nearest emergency room. 

    If you are in need of Mobile Crisis Response and Stabilization Services they are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help children and youth who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crisis.  These services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and families safe, and maintain the child in their own homes or current living situation (ie. foster placement, treatment home or group home) within the community. To access Mobile Crisis Response and Stabilization Services call: 1-877-652-7624.

    2ND Floor Youth Helpline 
    Call or Text 888-222-2228
    24 hours a day - 7 days a week
    Accredited by the American Association of Suicidology, 2ND Floor confidentially serves youth and young adults (ages 10-24). Youth who call are assisted with their daily life challenges by professional staff and trained volunteers.

    New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hopeline
    Call 1-855-654-6735
    New Jersey's 24/7 Peer Support & Suicide Prevention Hotline

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 1-800-273-8255
    24 hours a day - 7 days a week

    LGBT National Helpline
    Call 1-888-843-4564

    For Non-New Jersey Residents
    If you live outside of NJ but within the USA, you can reach the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741