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  • This is a complete list of Community Resources

    If you or someone you care about are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, call the SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (TTY 1-800-846-8517).

    The Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc. is also offering mental health support due to COVID-19.

    Please call (877) 294- HELP (4357) for emotional support, guidance and mental health referrals as needed. 

    Emergency Services - Always contact 911 if a child is in danger of causing or experiencing physical harm or a medical emergency.

    • 24/7 Helpline: 2-1-1
    • Emergency Crisis Screening Center: 609-394-6773
      • Information: Address: Capital Health System Fuld Campus, 750 Brunswick Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08638
      • Mental health screening and stabilization service for children, adolescents, and their families who live in Mercer County. Services are provided 24-hours a day, seven days a week--no appointment necessary.    
      • Suicidal, homicidal, and psychotic youth are evaluated and level of care recommendations will be provided. Inpatient treatment if recommended, will be facilitated. If outpatient treatment is recommended youth are referred to Mobile Response Stabilization Services. The child’s legal guardian must be present for evaluation.
    • PerformCare (Mobile Response and Stabilization Services): 1-877-652-7624
      • Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help children and youth who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crises.  The services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and their families safe, and maintain the children in their own homes or current living situation (such as a foster home, treatment home or group home) in the community.
      • Intensive behavioral assistance services referral system



    • NJ Mental Health Cares helpline: 1-866-202-HELP(4357)
      • Mental health professionals offer confidential support and referral. Calls answered from 12pm-8pm daily. Messages left after-hours are returned the next day. See Click Here for NJ Mental Health Website
    • National Crisis/Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Crisis Intervention/Suicide Helpline of Mercer County (24/7): 609-896-2210 or 609-585-2244; Teenline: 609-896-4434
    • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Information & Referral Hotline: 800-931-2237
    • NJ Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7): 1-800-572-SAFE (7233)
    • Womanspace Emergency Shelter Hotline: 609-394-9000.  Click Here for Womanspace Website
    • American Pregnancy Helpline: 1-866-942-6466
    • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: 1-800-THE-GLNH (1-800-843-4564); M-F 4pm-midnight; Sat. 12-5pm or Email: glnh@GLBTNationalHelpCenter.org
      • Telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.


    Family/Home Services

    • Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) 24/7 Hotline (to report suspected child abuse or neglect): 1-877-NJ-ABUSE (652-2873)
    • Anchor House: 609-396-8329, Address: 482 Center Street, Trenton, NJ 08611


    General Mental Health Services:  If you are insured, your insurance company can direct you to the specific behavioral healthcare services included in your plan. Alternatively, contact the following agencies to discuss sliding-scale or no-cost services.

    • All Access Mental Health (AAMH): (609) 452-2088
    • Princeton House: 609-586-4788
    • GenPsych: 1-855-436-7792      After hours answering service: 866-834-3786
    • Family Guidance Behavioral Healthcare Services: 609-587-6641 
    • Greater Trenton Behavioral Healthcare: 1-888-866-9565 
    • Maxim Behavioral Healthcare Services: 609-890-6373
    • Village Counseling Services: 609-844-0452
    • HiTops (Health Interested Teens' Own Program on Sexuality): 609-683-5155
      • A non-profit organization whose mission is to promote adolescent health and well-being by offering programs to help teens understand their sexuality, avoid unwanted pregnancy, avoid STDs, clarify their values, make responsible decisions and promote tolerance, respect and compassion.


    Substance Abuse Services: Information and Referral


    Support Groups - Phone numbers and websites provided below

    • NJ Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Meetings and Info.: 732-933-0462 | Helpline: 800-992-0401, Click Here for NANJ Website
    • NJ Alanon and Alateen: 856-547-0855     Click Here for NJ Al Anon Website
      • “For those who are troubled by someone's drinking, health care professionals who treat families of alcoholics, or anyone interested in Al-Anon or Alateen...”
    • Nar-anon: 800-477-6291  Click Here for Nar-Anon Website
      • The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a Twelve-Step Program, we offer our help by sharing our experience, strength, and hope. The only requirement for membership is that there be a problem of addiction in a relative or friend.
    • Parents Anonymous (PA) 24-hour helpline: 1-800-THE-KIDS (843-5437)
    • Hamilton PA in-person support group info.: (609) 586-1200, Click Here for Hamilton PA Help Website 
    • New Jersey Quitnet: 1-866-NJ-STOPS, Click Here for NJ QuitNet Website Link


    Drug/Alcohol Assessments and Counseling - Phone numbers are listed below

    • Princeton House: 609-586-4788
    • Corner House: 609-924-8010
    • Family Guidance: 609-587-6641
    • Catholic Charities: 609-394-9398
    • Greater Trenton Behavioral Healthcare: 1-888-866-9565
    • GenPsych: 1-855-436-7792 or After hours answering service: 866-834-3786
    • Rehab After Work/Rehab After School: 1-800-238-HELP / 1-800-238-4357