Confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey’s youth and young adults have a problem, question or non-life threatening situation, dial or text the youth helpline. Available 24/7 to youth and young adults ages 10 – 24
Phone: (888) 222-2228 (call or text)
Free and confidential 24/7 hotline staffed by addiction services specialists with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (RUBHC) who can provide help to those with substance use needs.
Free, confidential call line focused on helping family members and friends coping with a loved one’s substance use disorder. Ages 18 and up only
* 8 am – 10 pm on weekdays
* 5 pm – 10 pm on weekends
* 3 pm – 10 pm on holidays for immediate guidance and support.
PerformCare can refer and authorize substance use treatment services for eligible youth who meet the clinical criteria for treatment.
Phone number: 1-877-652-7624
Hours of operation: 24 hours a day
24/7 addictions hotline where people who have Substance Use Disorder (SUD) or friends and family of people with SUD can get immediate assistance and support from live, New Jersey-based, trained addiction counselors.
Nonprofit, community-based organization helping troubled teenagers address their problems. Its mission is to provide personal teen-to-teen education and support before problems become a crisis (includes: Abuse & Violence, Anxiety & Stress, Depression & Suicide, Drugs & Alcohol, Eating Disorders, Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender, Pregnancy & Birth Control, Relationships, Your Body, Sex & STDS)
Phone: (310) 855-4673 / 1-800-852-8336 (Toll-free in Canada and USA)
Text TEEN to 839863
Download TEEN TALK APP (free IPhone app)
A free and confidential 24-hour crisis, support, and helpline for youth. Chat now an option on the site as well. The helpline is answered by youth daily from 4-10 pm pst and 7-1 am est. Outside of these hours, the phone lines are answered by adult volunteers from Lines for Life who also answer the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Phone number: 877-968-8491