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Family Mental Health Resources and Support Organizations Reference Guide

This section provides 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.

  • Visit the Hunterdon County Mental Health Services website or their additional Resources webpage for additional links and information.

  • Site providing a wide range of information about support, resources, and services for families in Warren, Hunterdon, and Somerset Counties in New Jersey.

    Visit the Tri-County Resource Network website

  • 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

    (877) 652-7624

  • 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

  • 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 – 5:00 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)  
    Emergency walk-in program 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.
    750 Brunswick avenue, Trenton, NJ 
    Hotline: (609)-396-4357 (24hr. hotline) 
    Main Line: (609)-396-6722 or (609)-394-6086

    Penn Medicine Princeton – Behavioral 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

  • Fisherman’s Mark
    Food support, Education and Social Services for children, veterans, the elderly, disabled, unemployed and underemployed, and housing-unstable individuals or families.
    60 Wilson Street
    Lambertville, NJ 08530
    Phone: 609-397-0194

  • 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
    At Good Grief, we teach resiliency and facilitate healthy coping.
    12 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540  
    (609) 498-6674 x8013  
    Transforming Grief & Loss Into Resilience, Empathy & Compassion.
    (908) 264-3100

    Grief Speaks
    Presentations, Workshops, Keynotes & Counseling for Adults, Teens and Children  Coping and Growing Through Grief, Loss and Other Tough Stuff
    (973) 985-4503

  • 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) 
    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  

    All Access Mental Health 
    819 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 
    *Accepts Medicaid Only 

    Oaks Integrated Care
    Locations: Lawrenceville and Trenton, NJ 
    Access Center: 1-800-963-3377  
    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 
    *Out of Network Benefits 

    Princeton Family Institute
    166 Bunn Drive, Suite 105, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 
    *Does not accept insurance; one provider accepts Medicaid/sliding scale 

    The Center for Integrative Wellness at The College of New Jersey
    The College of NJ, Forcina Hall, Room 124, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718 
    (609) 771-2700
    Individual and Family Therapy (offering sliding scale)

    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 
    (215) 590-7555 

    Hunterdon Drug Awareness
    Substance abuse treatment center
    Flemington, NJ (908) 788-1900 

  • 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 

    932 State Road 
    Princeton NJ 08540 
    855 436-7792 

    Carrier Clinic
    Behavioral Health Facility
    252 County Route 601
    Belle Mead,  NJ 08502

    TeleHealth Services: 

    Talkspace - online/text/email/video counseling services 

    BetterHelp - online/text/video/email counseling services 

    TC TeenCounseling - Online counseling for teens specifically 
    Self Injury Hotline:

    Self Abuse Finally Ends – S.A.F.E Alternatives is a self-injury hotline
    Phone: (800) 366-8288

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline            
    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
    Whatever you’re going through, feeling, or thinking, we are here to listen and support you. Don’t face it alone.

    The Trevor Project
    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
    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
    PerformCare connects young people and their families statewide to the care they need to be well.