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As of October 1, 2017, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services has been transferred to the NJ Department of Health. To access updated information related to the division’s programs and services, please go to http://nj.gov/health/integratedhealth.
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Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
New Jersey Helps
NJ Addictions Hotline - 1-844-276-2777
New Jersey Hopeline (1-855-NJ-HOPELINE)
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)   Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
NJ Family Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Crisis counseling is an early intervention intended for days, weeks and perhaps months after the event to address early stage disaster distress reactions.  It assists survivors to regain some sense of control and mastery over their immediate situations and aids in reestablishing rational problem solving.  The primary objectives of crisis counseling are to return the individual and community to pre-crisis levels of functioning and to facilitate empowerment by countering feelings of fear and helplessness.

 
 
 
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