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2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for NJ’s youth and young adults. If you are between the ages of 10 and 24, live in NJ, and need to talk about an issue or problem that you are facing call or text 888-222-2228 anytime.

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress and prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. Call 1-800-273-8255 anytime or visit the website to chat with LIFELINE.

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people under 25. If you need help, click here for 24/7/365 access to the TrevorLifeline, TrevorChat, and TrevorText.

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis.

Call Garden State Equality’s Anti-Bullying Helpline at 1-877-NJBULLY whether you are a bullied student or the parent or concerned friend of a bullied student– you do not have to be LGBTQ. aims to give you the tools and confidence to make the best health choices with doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics. There are also easy-to-follow articles, slideshows, videos, and health tools.

Find Support on the website or call the NAMI Information Helpline 1-800-950-NAMI, M-F, 10am – 6pm ET

OK2TALK is a community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle, or hope.’s mission is to provide support for people who are dealing with substance abuse and addiction through comprehensive resources and guides, and connecting people with the right treatment programs.

Provides information on warning signs and practical ways to speak to a young person having suicidal thoughts. Features testimonials from young people who have attempted suicide and from those family and friends who have been impacted by those who have died by suicide.

Provides guidance, comfort, and hope to young people struggling with suicidal ideations, as well as coping strategies and important resources in the event they are in a crisis.

The notOK App™ is free and takes the guesswork out of asking for help when you’re feeling vulnerable. We’ll notify your trusted contacts that they’ve been selected as your support group, so when the time comes and you need to reach out, you’ll just have to open the app and press the large, red notOK™ button.


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