Crisis Management & Intervention

  • Community Mental Health Resources

    Crisis Text Line

    Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

    Mobile Response/Perform Care TELEHEALTH

    TELEHEALTH Services are available:  Allows families the opportunity to access behavioral & mental health resources electronically during these challenging times. Services are still available, please call if you or someone you know needs HELP.  Mobile Response Stabilization Services (MRSS) will come to your home within one hour of notification to provide face-to-face crisis services. Mobile Response and PerformCare are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is no charge for calling Mobile Response/PerformCare. PerformCare assists in linking individuals with services related to emotional and behavioral health concerns. 877.652.7624

    Family Crisis Intervention Unit

    Family Crisis Intervention Unit provides crisis intervention for families in Monmouth County on a 24 hour basis. The crisis situations involve serious conflict between the parent/guardian and the juvenile, serious threat, incorrigibility, runaway behavior, and truancy issues. 732.542.2444 day / 732.996.7645 night

    Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS)

    Monmouth Medical Center is a state-designed emergency screening service for Monmouth County. Crisis intervention, stabilization, mobile outreach, crisis hotline and family crisis services are provided. Services can be accessed through the Emergency Department or by calling our crisis hotline at 732.923.6999.  

    Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    988 (Formerly 1.800.273.8255) - 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.

    Monmouth Cares

    Monmouth Cares helps youth and families with emotional, behavioral, substance use, developmental, and intellectual disability, physical health needs. 877.652.7624 

    Youth Helpline: 2nd Floor

    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 at home, at school or at play. 888.222.2228

    Monmouth County Mental Health Association 

    The Monmouth County MHA provides advocacy and services to families in Monmouth County and identifies gaps in the mental health system of care in collaboration with community, county, and state partners to close those gaps. 732.542.0422 / After Hours 732.996.7645

    NJ Hopeline 

    1.855.654.6735. Need someone to talk to? We are here to help. Specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. 

    Monmouth County Behavioral Health Crisis Counselors

    Crisis counselors are available to residents experiencing stress or anxiety via phone Monday - Friday from 9am - 8pm at 732.845.2070.

    NJ Mental Health Cares Helpline

    NJ Mental Health Cares, the state’s behavioral health information and referral service, will now also offer help to people dealing with anxiety and worry related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. New Jerseyans can call 1.866.202.HELP (4357) for free, confidential support from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

    NJ Hope and Healing

    RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery’s Hope and Healing Program offers emotional support services, education and community-based resources for individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, please call 833.795.HOPE (4673) or email [email protected].

    Community Resources & Helplines - YMCA of Greater Monmouth County

    The Y is here for all with safe and confidential services that strengthen family life and individual growth. Our team of caring and certified Y professionals are licensed to serve as counselors to youth, families, and schools, specializing in social work, clinical counseling, and alcohol and drug counseling. 732.290.9040

    If your need is immediate, please see our list of Monmouth County Community Resources and Hotlines for Youth that are there for you in times of crisis and healing.

    Common Ground Grief Center

    Common Ground provides peer support groups for children and teens who have experienced the death of a parent, primary caregiver, sibling or friend. We know that a safe, caring environment along with being in the presence of other children who have experienced similar losses helps them to feel less alone in their grief and more understood. This, in turn, fosters the healing process. 732.606.7477

    Wall Youth Center

    The Wall Youth Center & Community Services is the social services department of Wall Township.  732.681.1375