Suicide Prevention

NJ Hopeline Online Chat

24/7 Peer Support Live Chat

A counselor from NJ Hopeline will typically respond to your chat within three minutes.

Crisis Textline

Text NJ to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis support.

If You Are Thinking About Suicide


Need someone to talk to? NJ Hopeline is here to help.

Specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You are not alone.

NJ MentalHealthCares

877-294-4356 (TTY)

NJMentalHealthCares is New Jersey's behavioral health information and referral service. Behavioral care specialists are available from 8:00am to 8:00pm, Monday through Friday.

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK, the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline's national network of local crisis centers provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.

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COP 2 COP is a free and confidential 24-hour telephone HelpLine. It is available exclusively for law enforcement officers and their families to help deal with personal or job related stress and behavioral healthcare issues.

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New Jersey Vet2Vet is a 24 hour/7-day a week helpline coordinated by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care. The helpline features peer counseling for Veterans, members of the Air/Army National Guard, and family members.

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Last Reviewed: 12/28/2018