Mental Health Resources
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Emergency Crisis Services
In the event of an immediate emergency or crisis situation please go to your nearest emergency room or dial 911 for assistance. Click here for a list of Emergency Crisis Services that can assist you.
Outpatient Mental Health Providers
Outpatient Mental Health Services is a primary way of connecting with an outside therapist to provide talk therapy. This can be done through an individual in a private practice setting or in an agency or therapeutic facility that provides a variety of therapists and services under one facility.
If you have health insurance, call the Member Benefits Phone Number on the back of your insurance card. Ask what mental health benefits are available through your insurance carrier. Also, ask your insurance representative for a list of available therapists, counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and/or other institutions which participate with your insurance plan.
If you do not have health insurance, please click here for a list of agencies that offer Charity Care and sliding-scales for payment.
Please click here for a list of Outpatient Mental Health Facilities.
Outpatient Mental Health Providers in Private Practice
Psychiatrists are Medical Doctors who are able to provide medication for such mental health concerns as depression and anxiety. Most psychiatrists will not provide talk therapy so you will have to find a therapist in addition to a psychiatrist. Click here for a list of Psychiatrists.
Licensed Therapists (Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers)
These therapists are licensed mental health workers who are able to provide talk therapy for a variety of mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, anger, family concerns and self-esteem issues, etc. Click here for a list of Individual Therapists.
Please click here for a list of symptom specific mental health clinicians (substance abuse, eating disorders, etc).
In addition, sometimes you or your child might need some immediate assistance but cannot always leave the house. Click here for a list of hotlines.
If you need to report any instances of child abuse, or domestic abuse or to view information regarding Planned Parenthood please visit this site.
NJ Parent Link
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