Mental Health Resources

Below is a list of resources to help our residents cope with the Mental Health impacts of COVID-19

Information for Somerset County can be found here

Somerset County Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services Free Virtual Info Session

Somerset County Hope and Healing Program

How to Cope with the Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19

Important Phone Numbers:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255NJ
Mental Health Cares Talk Line 877-294-HELP (4357) M-F 8 am – 8 pm

Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (24 hr.): 908-526-4100
Veteran’s Counseling Hotline 1-866-838-7654

Other local information below:

Corner House Behavioral Health — Offering substance abuse and co-occurring counseling to individuals through HIPAA-Compliant Zoom to assure client confidentiality. The entire process is done remotely from paperwork, assessment and ongoing individual counseling. Accepting Medicaid, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (co-payments waived during crisis), Counseling available in Spanish with bilingual counselors.  Call 609-924-8018 for an appointment.

Womanspace — Domestic violence hotline 609-394-9000. Calls will be answered by an experienced and trained Womanspace staff member.

Good Grief — Virtual programming and counseling services for grieving adults and young people.

New Jersey Division of Children and Family Services — Additional resources for women.

Bloom Foundation — Virtual support groups for healthcare workers.

Child Mind Institute — Facebook Live video chats with qualified practitioners, daily, 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for kids and parents.

Crisis Text Line — Connect with a crisis counselor via text or Facebook Messenger. Text HOME to 741741

Mental Health Association of New Jersey — Mental Health HelpLine for those feeling stressed, anxious or depressed. Call (877) 294- HELP (4357) for emotional support, guidance and mental health referrals as needed. free, confidential support. NJ Mental Health Cares will be answered from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week by live trained specialists.

Advice on Mental Health and Stress from the CDC.

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

National Institute of Mental Health — Includes an “Emotional Wellness Toolkit” with information and easy directions for home exercises