skip to main contentskip to main navigation
State of New Jersey Deapartment of Human Services title graphic  
Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
New Jersey Helps
Reach NJ Addiction Help
Council on Mental Health Stigma
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline   Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
NJ Family Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Peer Recovery Warm Line


One of the best ways to manage the fear and anxiety associated with terrorism and other disasters is through personal and family preparedness. Many preparedness efforts are underway in New Jersey, such as the development of Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) in municipalities and organizations. Each of us can help reduce the potential physical and emotional impact of crisis events by taking some practical steps in personal and family preparedness.


New Jersey Register Ready - Special Needs Populations

New Jersey Register Ready is a website where residents with special needs can register to provide information to emergency response agencies, so that emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergencies.

Click here to register.

top of page

What to do when flooding occurs

Click here to download Flood Smart Brochure
Click here to download Floods: The Awesome Power Brochure (from National Weather Service)
Click here to download Flood Waters Can be Extremely Dangerous Brochure

top of page

Coping with Your Emotions During Public Health Emergencies
A brochure developed by the N.J. Department of Human Services, and produced in cooperation with the N.J. Department of Health, is available entitled "Learn how to Cope with your Emotions During Public Health Emergencies".

Click here to view in English
Click here to view in Spanish
top of page

Emergency Planning
The following links will direct you to an emergency planning guide developed by the Department of Health:

Click here for "A Public Health Guide to Emergency Planning (English)
Click here for "A Public Health Guide to Emergency Planning (Spanish)
top of page

Disaster Guides, Factsheets and Tips
The following information has been provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

After a Disaster: 
How to Help Children After a Disaster
After a Disaster:  A Guide for Older Adults
After a Disaster:  A Guide for Parents & Teachers
After a Disaster:  What Teens Can Do
After a Disaster:  Self-Care Tips for Dealing With Stress

Age-specific Interventions at Home for Children in Trauma: From
Preschool to Adolescence

Tip Sheet: Mental Health Aspects of Terrorism
top of page

OPRA - Open Public Records Act NJ Home Logo
Department: DHS Home  |  DHS Services A to Z  |  Consumers & Clients - Individuals and Families  |  Important Resources  |  Divisions & Offices  |  Commissioner & Key Staff  |  Disaster & Emergency Help & Information  |  Press Releases, Public and Legislative Affairs, & Publications  |  Providers & Stakeholders: Contracts, Legal Notices, Licensing, MedComms  |  Get Involved with DHS!  |  Notice of Non-Discrimination  |  Taglines for Language Services
Statewide: NJHome  |  Services A to Z  |  Departments/Agencies  |  FAQs
Copyright © State of New Jersey, 1996 - 2014