New Jersey Hotline: The New Jersey Department of Human Services (Disaster and Terrorism Branch) provides assistance regarding mental health issues through a toll-free helpline at 1-877-294-HELP (4357). A TYY line is available for hearing impaired individuals at 1-877-294-4356.
SAMHSA: The federal government has a helpline that offers 27/7 crisis counseling and support resources. The phone number is 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” at 66746.
The federal helpline is staffed with trained counselors from a network of crisis call centers located across the country to provide crisis counseling for those in emotional distress.
Their website is www.diasterdistress.samhsa.gov/
Managing the Emotional Stress of Hurricane Sandy: New Jersey's Department of Human Services offers a variety of resources for individuals coping with the aftermath of the storm. Visit the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services.