Compassionate, trained volunteers and staff respond to calls, emails, and walk-in requests for assistance, answering questions and lending support, along with providing information about relevant resources. You can find out about treatment options, educational programs, and local support groups and services. We cannot provide counseling or therapy, individual case management, or make specific referrals but we can help you find the help you need.
Help in a crisis
A mental health crisis is a life-threatening situation in which an individual is imminently dangerous to self or others due to a mental illness, severely disoriented or out of touch with reality, or is otherwise distraught and out of control.
Specify that you are calling about a psychiatric emergency.
Request an officer trained in crisis intervention.
Call 609.396.HELP (4357)
Mobile and walk-in services
Capital Health Emergency Capital Health Regional Medical Center
Mental Health Screening
750 Brunswick Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08638
Call 800.273.TALK (8255)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hopeline
Crisis Text Line: Text NAMI to 741741
OR text TEEN to 839863 (8:30pm - 12:30am)
- the name and phone number of the psychiatrist/ therapist
- a list of medications and dosages
- diagnosis and treatment history
- contact information for a family member or friend