Resources

 

 

Suicide Prevention Hotline: NJ Hope Line (confidential, open 24 hours/day) Call 1-855-654-6735   www.njhopeline.com 

 

Youth Helpline: 2ndfloor Youth Helpline (24 hrs/day, for ages 10-24, confidential except in life-threatening situations)

Call or text 1-888-222-2228  www.2ndfloor.org

 

LGBTQ youth suicide hotline: The Trevor Project 24-hour confidential hotline 866-488-7386

 

Low-cost counseling for children, teens, and adults:  Community Counseling Clinic (CCC) at Montclair State University Campus

147 Clove Rd. Little Falls, NJ 07024  973-655-3407  www.montclair.edu/cehs/clinical-services

 

Nearby clinics who accept NJ Family Care/Medicaid:

UMDNJ, University Behavioral Health, Newark 800-969-5000

Family Connections, Orange 973-675-3817

Main Street Counseling, West Orange 973-736-9050

 

Free Bereavement Support Group: Good Grief provides year-round, peer support to children ages 3-17, their parents, young adults ages 18-30, and adults who have experienced the death of a child. Good Grief also provides bilingual support in our La Noche de Los Amigos program for Spanish-speaking grieving families.  The groups are located in Morristown and Edison.  Call 908-522-1999 or visit www.good-grief.org to learn more information. 

Miscarriage and Early Infant Loss Support Group: Pockets of Light in Montclair, NJ  www.pocketsoflight.org

 

Mindfulness Meditations: Free guided mindful exercises by Susan M. Orsillo, :PhD. and Lizabeth Roemer, PhD.  www.mindfulwaythroughanxiety.com  Click on the 'mindfulness exercises' page

 

What to learn more about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy? Visit the Assocation for Contextual Behavior Science website. Here's the link to an introductory article by co-founder Stephen Hayes: https://contextualscience.org/act

Want to read more about EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) therapy? https://www.emdria.org/about-emdr-therapy/

Here's a video that explains why EMDR therapy is so effective:  

https://youtu.be/Pkfln-ZtWeY