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Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Young Adults
Suicide Prevention Line
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (Adults)
Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services for Children and Youth Under Age 21
NJ Connect for Recovery
Montclair State University Center for Clinical Services
Montclair State University Center for Clinical Services offers clinical and family support services that are part of their training facility to residents of NJ and the NY metropolitan area. They have a variety of services; so, whether you or a family member need professional counseling services, guidance in caring for a child, or assessments of cognitive, academic, behavioral, social/emotional and other areas of functioning, they are here to help.
Learn more here: https://www.montclair.edu/center-for-clinical-services/
Mobile Response and Stabilization Services
Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) provides immediate support for families with children up to the age of 21 who are experiencing escalating emotional or behavioral issues. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crisis interventions include de-escalation, service linkage, and short-term stabilization management. 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.
To access services call: 1-877- 652-7624 or visit: https://www.performcarenj.org/
The Crisis Text Line
text 741741 when you are feeling depressed or suicidal. A crisis worker will text you back immediately and continue to text with you. Many people don’t like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It's a FREE and confidential service to ANYONE - teens, adults, etc. - who live in the U.S. and it is available 24/7.
2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referrals to local services including housing, food, employment, healthcare, counseling, and more. Check the website or call your local United Way at this special abbreviated telephone number: 2 - 1 - 1 . www.211.org
SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator.
This is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.
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