Mental Health Resources


Family Mental Health Services and Support Organizations Reference Guide


*This is a partial list of regional resources. Families can contact their insurance company to get a list of “in-network” providers. If you are uninsured or having difficulty finding the right resource, please contact your child’s school counselor. 



HUNTERDON COUNTY YOUTH SERVICES RESOURCE DIRECTORY - CLICK HERE



ACCESSING PERFORMCARE AND MOBILE RESPONSE:


Perform Care (Mobile Response)  - (877) 652-7624

Assists in helping families connect with services pertaining to  behavioral health, intellectual and developmental disability, and substance use and treatment.  PerformCare is the single point of entry to the New Jersey Children’s System of Care (CSOC) for  services such as Care Management Organizations (CMOs), Mobile Response, and Family Support  Organizations. The CSOC helps professionals and families connect to healthy supports in their  communities and counties. 

*Available 24/7

*Accepts Insurance and Medicaid coverage



OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH / NON-EMERGENCY NEEDS:


Hunterdon Behavioral Health

Hunterdon Behavioral Health provides high-quality, comprehensive mental health and addiction services. 

For referrals and appointments :(866) 424-2060 

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (908) 788-6400

  • Evaluation, medication monitoring, and therapy for individuals with mental health issues.

  • Counseling for families in crisis to help provide a stable home environment

  • Support for adolescents and adults struggling with alcohol or drug addiction

  • Employee assistance to work with employers to resolve personnel issues

  • Full-spectrum of psychiatric, counseling, and addictions services for the LGBTQIA population.  Hunterdon Healthcare has a dedicated  LGBTQIA Navigator, Sara Trawin.  She can help coordinate care and can be reached at (908)-246-8309.

Children’s Specialized Hospital  

3575 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619 

General Number: 1-888-244-5373 (after language prompt, press #1 for outpatient therapy  services & scheduling appointments) 

https://www.childrens-specialized.org/ 

From infant to 17 years old. Currently accepting new patients. Most mental health services are  virtual at this time, some evaluations are done in person. Most commercial insurance including  Medicaid is accepted. 


Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) Access Center  

1-800-969-5300 

https://ubhc.rutgers.edu/clinical/call-center/access-center/overview.xml 


All Access Mental Health 

819 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 

(609)-452-2088 

*Accepts Medicaid Only 

https://www.aamh.org/ 


Oaks Integrated Care

Locations: Lawrenceville and Trenton, NJ 

Access Center: 1-800-963-3377 

https://oaksintcare.org/ 

In-home and in-community support for children, adults and families living with a mental illness,  addiction or developmental disability. Services include counseling, outreach, consultation,  psychoeducational groups and workshops, and advocacy.  


Alexander Road Associates 

707 Alexander Road, Building 2, Suite 202, Princeton, NJ 08540 

Phone: (609)-419-0400

https://www.araprinceton.com/Home_Page.html  

*Out of Network Benefits 


Princeton Family Institute

166 Bunn Drive, Suite 105, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 

609.921.2551 

www.princetonfamily.com 

*Does not accept insurance; one provider accepts Medicaid/sliding scale 


The Center for Integrative Wellness at The College of New Jersey 

The College of New Jersey 

Forcina Hall, Room 124, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718 

(609) 771-2700  

https://ciw.tcnj.edu/mental-health-services/

Individual and family therapy (offering sliding scale) 


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 

(215) 590-7555 

https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/child-and-adolescent-psychiatry-and-behavioral-sciences


Hunterdon Drug Awareness

Substance abuse treatment center

Flemington, NJ (908) 788-1900 

https://www.tricountyresourcenet.org/search/hunterdon-drug-awareness-program/



PARTIAL HOSPITALIZATION (PHP - full day treatment facility) AND INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS (IOP - after school program, depending on age; 3-5 days per week):


Princeton House  

300 Clocktower Dr., Suite 101  

Hamilton, NJ 08690  

General Admissions: 888.437.1610 

Local Number: 609.688.2788 

https://www.princetonhcs.org/care-services/princeton-house-behavioral-health 


GenPsych  

932 State Road 

Princeton NJ 08540 

855 436-7792 

https://www.genpsych.com/ 


Carrier Clinic

Behavioral Health Facility

252 County Route 601

Belle Mead,  NJ 08502

800-933-3579

https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/en/Locations/Hackensack-Meridian-Health-Carrier-Clinic


TeleHealth 

TalkSpace - online/text/email/video counseling services 

https://www.talkspace.com/ 


BetterHelp - online/text/video/email counseling services 

https://www.betterhelp.com/start/ 


TC TeenCounseling: Online counseling for teens specifically 

https://www.teencounseling.com/ 

 

Self Injury Hotline

Self Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E) Alternatives is a self-injury hotline

Phone: (800) 366-8288

https://selfinjury.com/



GRIEF:


Youth Art Therapy Bereavement Program

Trained counselors help children express their grief, parents will learn about their child’s perception of loss, as well as interventions to cope with their own grief. 

Hunterdon Hospice Flemington, NJ (908) 788-6600


Good Grief  

12 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540  

(609) 498-6674 x8013  

http://www.good-grief.org/ 

  

Imagine  

(908) 264-3100 

http://imaginenj.org/

  

Grief Speaks 

http://www.griefspeaks.com/ 


NJ Department of Education - Grief, Loss and Emotionally Supportive Resources for Students  (Related to COVID-19) 

https://www.nj.gov/education/broadcasts/2020/dec/16/Grief%20and%20Loss%20Resources %20to%20Help%20Support%20Students.pdf 


EMERGENCY CRISIS SERVICES:


Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS)

“Provides face-to-face crisis services within one hour of notification. The goal is to de-escalate emotional or behavioral crisis and keep your youth at home. Mobile response is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can offer up to eight weeks of stabilization services.”

Phone:  (877) 652-7624


Family Crisis Intervention Unit 

“An immediate intervention and stabilization for juveniles (12-17) and their families who are experiencing an ongoing crisis (family conflict, truancy, runaway behavior or a threat to their physical safety of wellbeing). Services are available 24/7.”

Services include:

Assessment, short term supportive counseling, linkages to psychiatric evaluations, and referral to community resources

Phone: (908) 237-5525 M-F, 8:30 AM -5 PM


Hunterdon Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Emergency Mental Health Services are available 24/7 to assess suicidality, homicidality, psychosis or dangerousness due to mental illness.

Phone: (908) 788-6400


Capital Health Emergency Mental Health Services (formerly Helene Fuld)  

750 Brunswick Avenue, Trenton, NJ 

Hotline: (609)-396-4357 (24hr. hotline) 

Main Line: (609)-396-6722 or (609)-394-6086

Website: Emergency Mental Health Services

“Our emergency walk-in program, located at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, provides individuals with the ability to request an assessment by a psychiatric counselor at the time of their crisis, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”


Penn Medicine Princeton Health 

1 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536 

Direct (Behavioral Health) Line: (609) 853-7730 

General #: (609) 853-7000


Rutgers Acute Psychiatric Services (APS) and Behavioral Health University (BHU) - For  assistance with concerns regarding self-harm or suicidal ideation, APS provides psychiatric  screening and intervention services for children, teens, and adults. APS is open 24 hours/7 days  a week.  

671 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854  

Main Line: 1-855-515-5700  

Website: Behavioral Health | Rutgers Health



SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES:


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline            

1-800-273-8255  |  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 

“The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.”


New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hopeline

1-855-654-6735  |  https://njhopeline.com/ 

“Whatever you’re going through, feeling, or thinking, we are here to listen and support you. Don’t face it alone.”


The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386  |  https://www.thetrevorproject.org/  

“The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.”


2NDFLOOR NJ's Youth Helpline

1-888-222-2222  |  https://www.2ndfloor.org/ 

“2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults. We are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face and we are available 24 / 7 / 365”


Perform Care Mobile Response

1-877-652-7624  |  https://www.performcarenj.org/families/

“Through the New Jersey Children's System of Care, PerformCare connects young people and their families statewide to the care they need to be well.”



ADDITIONAL HELPFUL RESOURCES:


Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP) (877)-NJ ABUSE 

Hunterdon LO- #668

84 Park Avenue, 1st Floor

Flemington, NJ  08822

908-782-8784

800-392-2724

Fax: 908-782-9488

Manager - Alissa Guarino


Family Promise

“to advocate for families and individuals experiencing homelessness and guide them to self-sufficiency and permanent housing by mobilizing the community to provide compassionate care, services and professional support.”

8 Bartles Corner Rd. Ste. 11

Phone: 908-782-4685

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://familypromisehc.org/


Fisherman’s Mark 

Food support, Education and Social Services 

“Children, veterans, the elderly, disabled, unemployed and underemployed, and housing-unstable individuals or families may seek help from Fisherman’s Mark.”

60 Wilson Street

Lambertville, NJ 08530

Phone: 609-397-0194

Email: [email protected]


SAFE in Hunterdon 

“serves Hunterdon County survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault by providing the resources they need to rebuild their lives and restore safety after experiencing or witnessing interpersonal violence.”

24/7 Hotline: 908-788-4044



ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:

 

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

 

American Psychological Association

 

Anxiety Disorders

 

Good Grief


Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Young Adults

 

National Eating Disorders Association


New Jersey Children's System of Care

 

Non-suicidal Self-injury (Mayo Clinic)

 

Non-suicidal Self-injury (Cornell University)

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

 

Practical Strategies for Parenting a Suicidal Teen

 

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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