Hotlines and Helplines
The following resources are provided for your information only. This should not be considered an endorsement by New Beginnings. Our group is not affiliated with any of these services, and we are not responsible for the content in these links. If you would like more information, please contact these organizations directly.
If you are in a crisis, or if you just feel like talking and need someone to listen to you, call one of the hotlines below. They also provide information and referrals. Visit their websites for much more info.
For a list of professional crisis and screening centers near you (in NJ by county), click here: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhas/home/hotlines/MH_Screening_Centers.pdf
In New Jersey
- CONTACT of Burlington County:
(856) 234-8888 or 1-866-234-5006 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Trained volunteers use active listening skills to help callers with issues such as suicide, depression, loneliness, family relations, and domestic violence. Information and referrals are provided also. This service is free and confidential.
- New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hopeline:
1-855-654-6735 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Need someone to talk to? We are here to help. Our specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 day per week. You’re not alone … we are only a phone call away.
- Peer Recovery Warmline (PRW):
1-877-292-5588 A TTY line is available for the deaf and hearing impaired at (877) 294-4356
Peer Recovery WarmLine (PRW) is a peer-run service providing ongoing telephone support to mental health consumers as they work towards their recovery. All calls are answered by peers who are trained, supportive mental health consumers. PRW is live Monday to Friday, 8 am to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 5 pm to 10 pm, and holidays, 3 pm to 10 pm. At the Peer Recovery WarmLine, we try to get to know you as a person and how you view your world.
- 2NDFLOOR (for ages 10 to 24 in NJ):
1-888-222-2228 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey’s youth and young adults. We are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face and we are available 24/7 365 days a year.
- The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline:
988 Call or text 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Online chat available at website.
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your call is free and confidential.
Online chat, 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week
IMAlive is a live online network that uses instant messaging to respond to people in crisis.
Our group is not equipped to help someone in crisis.
If you have an emergency or feel like hurting yourself or others, do one of the following NOW:
- Call 911
- Go to the emergency room of your local hospital
- Call one of these hotlines:
- NJ Hopeline: 1-855-654-6735
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988 (call or text)
- National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
You are not alone!