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New Jersey Helps
NJ Addictions Hotline - 1-844-276-2777
New Jersey Hopeline (1-855-NJ-HOPELINE)
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)   Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
NJ Family Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Are You Looking for Substance Abuse Treatment?
DMHAS has created a
searchable directory to assist in locating programs for alcohol and drug abuse treatment and related services in the State for adolescents and adults. The treatment directory can be searched by alphabet or name of treatment agency, by county, by municipality, by type of treatment services, type of care, special populations, type of funding and special initiatives.

You can also contact your County Drug and Alcohol Director to inquire about local treatment resources.

In addition, you can dial 1-844-276-2777 for the Addictions Hotline, which can provide information and referral to substance abuse treatment agencies statewide.  This free service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and information shared is confidential.

Are You Looking for a Substance Abuse prevention Program?
A directory of funded substance abuse prevention providers can be found by clicking here.

Click here if you are looking for Clinical and Peer Support for Opiate Use.  To help us spread the word about this invaluable helpline, please click here for more information.
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Are you Looking for Mental Health Treatment?
  ***PLEASE NOTE***   If you are seeking services, please
click here for assistance.



The New Jersey Directory of Mental Health Services is available for on-line viewing. The document is broken into three parts. Part One contains some preliminary remarks. Part Two lists all community programs funded by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and sorted by the County served. Part Three lists all of the programs, sorted by the type of program service.

If you've found incorrect information in the Directory and would like to provide a correction, please e-mail dmhas.webhelp@dhs.state.nj.us.  Or, complete the correction form and return to:

Trina Jordan, Web Administrator
Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
222 South Warren Street - 2nd Floor
Trenton, NJ  08625-0700
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Mental Health Crisis Centers
SAMHSA Treatment Locator

For mental health information and referrals, call toll-free (800) 382-6717
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Hotlines

NJ Hope Line
(suicide prevention) 1- (855)-654-6735

Call 1- (855) 652-3737
(click here for more information)

The Peer Recovery Warmline:
Call 1- (877) 292-5588

National Suicide Hotline
call  1-800-273-8255

NJ Mental Health Cares
1-866-202-HELP (4357) or TTY:  1-877-294-4356
or E-mail:  help@njmentalhealthcares.org

1-844-276-2777 Addictions Hotline
1-844-276-2777 which provides trained clinically supervised telephone specialists who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to educate, assist, interview and/or refer individuals and families battling addictions.  Calls are free and information shared is confidential.
Veterans Counseling Hotline
CALL 1-866-VETS-NJ4 (1-866-838-7654)
Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit www.800gambler.org
This service provides 24 hour information to help compulsive gamblers and referrals to self-help groups and counseling services.
American Association of Poison Control Centers

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Working With People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Healing in a Treatment or Prevention Setting
Working With People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in a Treatment or Prevention Setting
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How to File a Complaint About a NJ Substance Abuse Treatment Facility
 

To register a complaint regarding any substance abuse treatment facility in New Jersey, you may CALL TOLL FREE, 1 (877) 712-1868, during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and speak with your county's Coordinator.  After normal business hours, call the same toll free number and you may leave a message and your call will be returned by a Coordinator the next business day. 

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may.  However, it is preferable that you leave a first name and phone number so that a Coordinator will be able to contact you with any questions.  Your anonymity will be protected.  Your name will not be revealed to the facility unless you give permission to do so, and we will not leave a message on your phone unless you indicate that it is OK for someone to leave a message.
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When an individual has any concerns about patient care and safety in the hospitals, the following steps should be taken:

1)  Contact the patient's unit team leader or program coordinator
2)  Contact the Section Chief of the unit
3)  Contact the Patient Representative

If the concerns have not been addressed by any of the above routes, the individual is encouraged to contact the Chief Executive Officer of the respective hospital:

Ancora Psychiatric Hospital
Ann Klein Forensic Center
Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital
Trenton Psychiatric Hospital

OR

DMHAS Toll-Free

(609) 561-1700
(609) 633-0892
(973) 538-1800
(609) 633-1500



1-800-382-6717


To report patient abuse at a state hospital, call the Patient Services Compliance Unit (PSCU) at 1-888-490-8413 (
click here for more information).

If the concerns cannot be resolved through the hospital, the individual is encouraged to contact The Joint Commission by either calling 1-800-994-6610 or sending an e-mail to: complaint@jointcommission.org.

Other External Advocacy Agencies:

Disability Rights New Jersey
210 S. Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ  08608
(609) 292-9742
(800) 922-7233 (in N.J. only)
(609) 633-7106 (TTY)
E-mail:  advocate@drnj.org
Website:  http://www.drnj.org

New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate

Division of Mental Health Advocacy - (609) 826-5057
Email: PublicAdvocate@advocate.state.nj.us
Website:  http://nj.gov/defender/structure/mha/

Office of the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly
(877) 582-6995
Website:  http://www.nj.gov/ooie/
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Effective October 1, 2013, the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) implemented a strengthened system for unusual incident reporting involving incidents and allegations occurring within mental health community agency settings.  Please click here for additional information.
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