Hotlines & Helplines


  • New Jersey's central call-in-line for residents looking to overcome a substance use disorder.
  • 24 Hour Service
  • 1-844-ReachNJ (732-2465)
  • Each call to ReachNJ is answered by a trained addiction resource professional in the first 30 seconds.
  • addiction specialists help identify needs, provide referrals to services and connect callers to local treatment providers.
  • ReachNJ serves NJ residents of all ages regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.

NJ Family Health Line

  • 24 Hour Helping Line for Expecting & New Moms.
  • 1-800-328-3838 (Multi-Language Services Available.)
  • Speak with experienced Nurses & Counselors regarding
    COVID-19, Addiction During Pregnancy, Perinatal Anxiety & Postpartum Depression.

Family Helpline (Parents Anonymous of NJ)

  • 24 Hour Helpline for Parents
  • 1-800-THE-KIDS (843-5437)
  • Speak to a sensitive, trained volunteer to work through frustrations & stressors before a crisis occurs. Volunteers provide empathic listening and referrals to resources in your community.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

  • TextChat or Call 988.
  • Talk to someone 24/7.
  • The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free and confidential.
  • With Help Comes Hope, provides additional support for individuals living
    with suicidal thoughts & suicide attempts.

NJ Family Support

State Services & Resources

Smoking Cessation Services for Pregnant Women
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Perinatal Addiction
Substance Abuse Treatment Services for Pregnant Women  

Plan of Care Services for Newborns (Department of Children & Families)
Support Services for Pregnant & New Moms with Addiction & Substance Use Disorders

Smoking Cessation Treatment & Services 
Substance Abuse & Addiction Consumer Resources 
Substance Abuse Treatment & Services (Search by County) 

Crises and Mental Health Screening Centers 
Health, Education and Literacy Project (H.E.L.P.)
(Mental Health and Addiction Resources to Assist Family Members) 

Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services
(Department of Human Services)

NJ Disability Services & Resources Directory
(Comprehensive Booklet which includes NJ State,
County, Community & Professional Services & Resources)

Project Medicine Drop (Discarding Unused Prescription Medications)

Federal Resources

National Institute on Drug Abuse 
National Institute for Mental Health

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Community Resources

NJ 211 Addiction & Substance Use Community Resources

New Jersey Prevention Network

Transportation Services

NJ Transit (Public Transortation Services)
NJ Transit (Public Transportation Options for Families with Special Needs)

NJ 211 (Search Tool for Local Transportation Services) 

New Jersey Travel Independence Program (NJTIP @ Rutgers)
LogistiCare, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for Medicaid Clients 
DHS, Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services, Medical Transportation 

Special Situations & Family Challenges


Mental Health
Stress Busters 

Military Families 
Teen Moms & Dads  
Incarcerated Parents 

Foster Care & Adoption 
Parents with Disabilities 

Separation and Divorce
Career & Family Transitions 

Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence 
Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

Professional Resources (Resources to Create, Maintain & Strengthen Effective Youth Programs)