Mental Health Resources

National Mental Health Resources    


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text

Crisis Text Line 
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

Text: Text HOME to 741741

teen line

Teen Line
Teens helping teens. Do you need helping working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? Teen Line is there to help. Speak/text with a trained teen. 

Phone: (800) TLC-TEEN (3pm -7pm EST)
Text: Text TEEN to 839863 (3pm - 6pm) 


Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
This organization is not a crisis line. The mission of this organization is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs. 

Phone: (732) 410-7900 (call for information on how you can help) - NOT A CRISIS LINE


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The Foundation is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.



The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration aims to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. The administration's website provides information, articles, and treatment center locators for families.



caring contact
Caring Contact

NJ volunteer organization affiliated with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Crisis Text Line. This organization will support and empathize, and help you find the solution.

Phone: (908) 232-2880

nj hopeline

NJ Hopeline
New Jersey's 24/7 peer support and suicide prevention hotline. Specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support.

Phone: 1-855-654-6735

Somerset County 

Somerset County - PESS (Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services)
Mobile outreach to all those in Somerset County experiencing acute pyschiatric distress. Also provide traumatic incident debriefing.

Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
Comprehensive community mental health center dedicated to the prevention, early detection, and treatment of mental illness and serious emotional and behavioral problems.

Guide to Somerset County
A guide for Somerset County residents to access human services in and around Somerset County.

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