Emergency Resources

If you or someone you know are in a crisis or danger, the following resources can provide you with help.

Monmouth County, NJ

Monmouth County Psychiatric Helplines

Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS):  Call in any one of these local resources in the event of suicidal ideation, statements, or attempts; homicidal ideation or statements; and crisis assessment, danger to self or others.

Monmouth Medical Center PESS

Monmouth Medical Center

300 Second Avenue, Long Branch, NJ  07740

HOTLINE:  (732) 923-6999

CentraState Medical Center PESS

901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ  07728

HOTLINE: (732) 294-2595 

Jersey Shore University Medical Center PESS

1945 Corlies Avenue, Route 33 Neptune, NJ  07753

HOTLINE:  (732) 776-4555 

Riverview Medical Center PESS

1 Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ 07701

HOTLINE:  (732) 219-5325  

New Jersey Children's System of Care

When To Call: 

    • You are struggling to meet the needs of your developmentally delayed child or adolescent

    • Your child refuses to attend school, or has repeated lateness or skipping, or if you have other concerns about his or her school performance

    • Your child shows physical and/or verbal aggression

    • You observe family conflict, including youth substance abuse or refusal to comply with rules

    • Your child seems to experience grief that is beyond "normal" such as the loss of a family member or friend through divorce, death or relocation

    • Your child experiences a traumatic event, such as a house fire or witnessing violence

    • A trusted friend, teacher or other adult in your child's life has expressed concerns

    • You'd like to know more about the types of services available

Crises Mobile Response:  1-877-652-7624 - Ask for this service in the event of emotional outbursts and severe crisis situations related to substance abuse, and mental health issues. Responds to premises within an hour. Parent must call and/or be present. 

Youth Helpline


Emergency: 911
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1- 800-799-7233
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)
Lifeline Crisis Chat (Online live messaging): http://www.crisischat.org/
Crisis Text Line: Text "START" TO 741-741
Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)
Family Violence Helpline: 1-800-996-6228
Planned Parenthood Hotline: 1-800-230-PLAN (7526) 
American Association of Poison Control Centers: 1-800-222-1222
National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line: 1-800-622-2255
National Crisis Line - Anorexia and Bulimia: 1-800-233-4357
LGBT Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
TREVOR Crisis Hotline: 1-866-488-7386
AIDS Crisis Line: 1-800-221-7044
Veterans Crisis Line: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net
Suicide Prevention Wiki: http://suicideprevention.wikia.com