ReachNJ is a central call-in-line for New Jersey residents who are looking for help to overcome a substance use disorder. Each call to ReachNJ is answered by a trained specialist 24/7 who will provide the caller with a referral to a local treatment provider or other supportive services. ReachNJ connects callers to help regardless of their insurance or ability to pay.
NJ Department of Human Services
The New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s largest agency. It serves about 2.1 million New Jerseyans, or about one of every five state residents and one out of every three children. It serves older New Jerseyans, individuals and families with low incomes; people with developmental disabilities, or late-onset disabilities; people who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind; parents needing child care services, child support and/or healthcare for their children; people who are dealing with addiction and mental health issues; and families facing catastrophic medical expenses for their children. Through eight divisions, numerous programs are provided and services designed to give eligible individuals and families the help they need for economic and health challenges. They include health insurance through NJ FamilyCare or Medicaid, food assistance through NJ SNAP, independent living supports, personal care services, and much more.
Visit the NJ Department of Human Services Website
Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) serves as the Single State Agency (SSA) for Substance Abuse and the State Mental Health Authority (SMHA) as designated by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Division oversees the provision of a broad range of community mental health and addiction services throughout the State, and contracts with various entities to provide and support community-based prevention, early intervention, treatment, education and recovery services, including for at-risk and special populations.
Visit the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services Website