Mental Health Resources & Helplines

Below is the link to Bergen County Health Services.  If you have questions or are unable to connect with services, please call our Student Assistance Counselor, Mr. Derek Giorgio by phone at 201-599-7281 or email at [email protected].

Bergen County Health Services

Bergen's Promise

Bergen Resource.Net

NJ DCF Hotlines (English and Español)

Start Your Recovery

(SUD Treatment Directory)


Helplines provide support to callers in need. By providing individuals with the opportunity to talk about their feelings, helplines can help prevent a mental health crisis. Below there are general helplines as well as helplines for more specific communities and needs.  

Suicide & Crisis Helpline
Open 24/7

Call: 9-8-8
Text: 9-8-8
Chat online
TTY: 7-1-1, 9-8-8
Spanish: 888-628-9454

This resource provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Crisis Text Line
Open 24/7

Text: Home to 741-741

This Text Line’s trained volunteers support people in crisis.

NJ Mental Health Cares
Daily 8 am to 8 pm

Call: 866-202- 4357
TTY: 877-294-4356

This is NJ’s behavioral health information and referral service. Specialists provide counseling. and connects callers to the mental health services.

Peer Recovery WarmLine
Weekdays 8 am - 10 pm
Weekends 5 pm - 10 pm
Holidays 3 pm - 10 pm

Call: 877-292-5588
TTY: 877-294-4356

This is a peer-run service providing ongoing support to those with mental health struggles as they work towards their recovery.

Children’s Mobile
Open 24/7

Call: 877-652-7624

Children’s Mobile responds to the needs of children and families in crisis in Bergen County. It strives to maintain children in safe and stable living arrangements by providing interventions designed to stabilize and improve relationships within the family while also addressing areas of stress.

Specialized Helplines

Maternal Mental Health Hotline

Open 24/7

Call or text 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262). TTY: 711 and then 1-833-852-6262

This hotline offers confidential support before, during, and after pregnancy.

NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line
Weekdays 8 am – 8 pm
Weekends 10 am – 4 pm
Holidays 3 pm – 10 pm

Call: 855-652-3737
TTY: 877-294-4356

This Call Line focuses on helping people who are experiencing distress related to the substance use disorder of a family member or friend. Callers are connected with Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Peer Specialists.

NJ Disaster Mental Health
Activated during emergencies

Call: 877-294-4357
TTY: 877-294-4356

This helpline provides mental health services during a natural or man-made disaster or terrorist attack. The helpline is equipped to quickly develop resources.

Parents Anonymous
Open 24/7

Call: 800-843-5437

This helpline helps callers work through their frustrations before a crisis occurs. Callers speak to trained volunteers who provide empathic listening and refer them to resources.

2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline
Open 24/7

Call: 888-222-2228

This youth helpline serves teens and young adults in NJ. Youth are assisted with their daily life challenges by professional staff and trained volunteers.

Weekdays 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Call: 800-424-2494

This is a support line for anyone caring for a person with memory loss. Trained staff, with lived caregiving experience, provides resources, coaching, tips on coping.

Open 24/7

Call: 877-914-6662

This helpline provides peer support to mothers with special needs children.

Open 24/7

Call: 866-488-7386
Text: START to 678-678

These helplines provide crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.

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