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  • See here for NJ Mental Health Resources, including service info and tips for caring for our mental health during the pandemic:

    NJ Mental Health Resources 

    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:

    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

    Anchor House: 609-396-8329

    482 Center Street

    Trenton, NJ 08611

    • A multi-service agency for runaway, homeless, abused and at-risk youth between the ages of 10-17. Services available 24/7

    DCPP (Department of Children and Families): 24/7 Hotline (to report suspected child abuse or neglect): 1-877-NJ-ABUSE (652-2873)

    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

    NJ Substance Abuse Hotline: 800-225-0196

    NJ Connect for Recovery: 855-652-3737

    • Provides support assistance from certified alcohol & drug counselors as well as Peer Specialists. Calls answered from 12-8pm. Messages returned next day.

    Addictions Hotline of New Jersey: 1-800-238-2333

    NJ Division of Addiction Services (DAS) funded programs for Adolescents: (609) 943-5895

    Mercer County Office on Addiction Services (if uninsured/underinsured/indigent): (609) 989-6897

    Hamilton Alliance Against Substance Abuse (HAASA): (609) 585-2825 

    City of Angels NJ: (609) 910-4942

    Support Groups

    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)—Central Jersey Intergroup: 609-298-7795

    NJ Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Meetings and Info.: 732-933-0462 | Helpline: 800-992-0401

    NJ Alanon and Alateen: 856-547-0855

    • “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

    • 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 

    New Jersey Quitnet: 1-866-NJ-STOPS

    Drug/Alcohol Assessments and Counseling

    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   After hours answering service: 866-834-3786

    Rehab After Work/Rehab After School: 1-800-238-HELP 1-800-238-4357 


    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

    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

    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:

    • Telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.