CRISIS RESPONSE/OUTREACH

 

2nd FLOOR – a 24 hour crisis response line for anyone under the age of 21 who wants help regarding any personal issue.  This response line is based in New Jersey for NJ residents and trained responders are able to make referrals to appropriate New Jersey support systems and agencies.  All calls are confidential. 1-888-222-2228 http://www.2ndfloor.org
 
JERSEY VOICE-  This peer-to-peer Web site, Jersey Voice - www.jerseyvoice.net - helps to promote suicide prevention and encourages youth and young adults to communicate creatively about the difficult times they are experiencing so their messages can help peers encountering similar problems.
 
CHILD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE: 24 hour crisis response unit that will respond to in-home crisis situations involving NJ youth (please note: in cases where a child appears to be an imminent threat to him/herself or others, please call the police at 911): 1-877- 652-2764

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AT MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL: 973-429-6775.  Hospital-based service to assess youth in crisis and make referrals to an appropriate level of service.

 

JASON FOUNDATION: a site dedicated to stopping youth suicide and providing information for anyone who needs it -- 1-877-784-2433; http://www.jasonfoundation.com/.

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK.  An adult or youth who is feeling overwhelmed, distraught, or suicidal will be connected immediately to a counselor for support and referral. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

NATIONAL SAFE HAVEN ALLIANCE: INFANT PROTECTION CRISIS HOTLINE (will take unwanted newborns with no questions – confidentiality is protected): 1-888-510-BABY http://www.nationalsafehavenalliance.org

 

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