Hot Lines / Websites

2nd Floor

“A confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey’s youth and young adults. We are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face at home, at school or at play”

(888) 222-2228

www.2ndfloor.org

Bring change 2 mind

Goal is to end stigma and discrimination that is surrounding mental illness, through various educational programs, public service announcements, and stories

http://bringchange2mind.org/about-us/our-mission

Emotion Technology

A resource that assists people in reporting those who are verbalizing suicidal thoughts or exhibiting uncharacteristic behavior on a social media or any other website

http://www.emotiontechnology.com/concerned-for-someone-online

Half of Us

Specifically for college students- discusses common feelings and mental health concerns, provides resources on and off college campus, and lists information on how to help yourself or a friend who may be struggling

http://www.halfofus.com

Jed Foundation

“Mission is to promote emotional health and prevent suicide at colleges and universities”

http://www.jedfoundation.org/about/mission

Mental Health Cares

Behavioral health information referral service

(866) 202-HELP (4357)

http://www.njmentalhealthcares.org

MHA Hot/Warm (before crisis) Line 5-10 pm:

Assists those who need support (877) 760-4987

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

“A network of crisis centers committed to suicide prevention that are located in communities across the country. People in emotional distress or suicidal crisis can call anytime from anywhere in the nation and speak to a trained worker who will listen to and assist callers with getting the help they need.”

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

NJ 211 (Dial 2-1-1 to access by phone 24 hour hotline)

Connects people with social services & community programs

(877) 652-1148

www.nj211.org

Peer Recovery Warm Line

Talk line for those who need support from other peers

(877) 292-5588

Quit Smoking Hot Line

“A single access point to the National Network of Tobacco Cessation Quitlines. Callers are automatically routed to a state-run quitline”

(800) 784-8669

http://quitsmoking.pharmacydiscountrx.com/support.html

Recovery.org

Website that provides information and services for psychological and mental disorders, specializing in co-occurring disorders (mental illness and substance use).

http://www.recovery.org/topics/psychological-and-mental-disorders

Sleep Guide for College Students

This website provides information about the importance of sleep related to being a college student, and how to set a routine that can help students feel more balanced. There are also facts explaining how sleep can affect many things is one’s life including health, anxiety, energy, and overall mood.

http://mattresshelp.org/guide-college-sleep/ and http://mattresshelp.org/anxiety-sleep/

Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

“Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits”

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/disability-benefits-guide/

Student Mental Health: A Guide to Identifying Disorders & Promoting Wellness

“Learn about the various mental health challenges facing college students, the support and counseling resources available to them, and practical measures and coping strategies to help students overcome behavioral, emotional, and psychological obstacles”

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-student-mental-health

The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students

“This guide helps to identify the sign and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students and where and when to seek help”

http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/top-5-mental-health-problems-facing-college-students

ULifeline

Online resource that gives information on college mental health, wellness, and offers a confidential self-evaluator that identifies problems that can be impacting thoughts, feelings, and behaviors

www.ulifeline.org

Warm Line (before crisis):

Assists those who need support

(908) 232-2880