Great Resources for Teens
If you are considering suicide or are afraid of your impulses then you need to seek help immediately. Call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room. In northern New Jersey you can also call the Crisis Hotline from Morristown Medical Center
. Outside this area call the Suicide & Crisis Hotline
, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
If you live in northern New Jersey and need help finding a therapist you can call the Access Center from Atlantic Behavioral Health
. Outside of this area you can log onto the US Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website for referrals in your area. You can also contact your insurance company to get a list of in-network mental health providers or check with your school social worker or psychologist to get a list of referrals in your area.
You can also contact the Self-Injury Hotline
(information only, not a crisis line) at 1-800-DON’T-CUT
Links For Teens:
Technology and The Media