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Call an MHA Location Today

Essex: 973-509-9777
Morris: 973-334-3496
Passaic: 973-470-3142
Sussex: 973-579-4399


Information and Referral

Information & Referral is available by calling 973-509-9777 or 973-344-3496. Highly qualified mental health professionals will provide compassionate, confidential linkages to service providers who can help you with whatever issue is prompting you to seek help.

MHA operates Mondays through Fridays during normal business hours. Inquiries received at other times will be responded to next business day. For immediate assistance, please dial 2-1-1.

If this is a mental health emergency, please dial 988.

Get Help For Myself

Treatment and Counseling

Adult Residential Treatment

Programs that offer long-term residential mental health care to mentally ill adults who require varying levels of supervision in a homelike setting.

Child/Adolescent Residential Treatment

Programs that offer long-term residential intensive help for children/adolescents with serious emotional and behavioral problems.

Home Based Mental Health Services

A list of in-home mental health programs that provide services such as assessment and therapy in the individual’s home.

Individual Counseling

A variety of programs that offer individual counseling, working one-on-one with a trained mental health clinician in a safe, confidential environment.

Inpatient Treatment Service

A list of agencies that provide inpatient, residential treatment services.

Outpatient Treatment Services

A list of agencies that provide outpatient treatment services.

Postpartum Depression Counseling

A list of perinatal agencies that treat mood and anxiety disorders related to postpartum.

Support Groups


Support groups for those who are confronted with serious illness, grief, and loss.

Caregiver/Care Receiver

Support groups that provide help and support for family members and caregivers to share with others facing similar challenges.

Domestic/Family Violence

Support groups that provide help and support for individuals who might be at risk of domestic/family violence.


Support groups for individuals with health issues or disabilities.


Support groups to help individuals cope with lifestyle changes.

Mental Health Related

Support groups for individuals struggling with mental health related illnesses.


Support groups for parents facing a wide variety of struggles.


Support groups for youth to find support amongst peers.

Suicidal Thoughts

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers suicide prevention services to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The number automatically redirects callers to a local crisis center. A trained crisis worker will listen to the caller and provide them with crisis counseling and emotional support, as well as information about mental health services in the area, if needed. All calls are confidential and free. Online chat is also available.

New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hopeline

24-hour hotline for those having a mental health crisis leading to thoughts of suicide. All calls, texts, and chats are anonymous and confidential. Specialists provide counseling, support and referrals to local resources in order to help anyone get through a difficult time.

The Trevor Project Lifeline

National telephone crisis hotline for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people who are in crisis or having suicidal thoughts and feelings. The hotline was developed to promote tolerance and understanding for gay and questioning youth. Non-immediate counseling services are also available through the hotline, text, or online through a chat feature.

If you’re looking for additional suicide prevention resources, please visit the link provided here for a complete list on the NJ 211 website.

Talklines or Warmlines

MHA Peer-to-Peer Support Line

Available 365 days a year from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Funded by the county, the Peer-to-Peer support line is manned by peers who have made significant progress with their wellness and recovery and understand the challenges you may be facing.

Peer-to-Peer Support can be reached by calling:

  • 1-877-760-4987 or
  • 1-866-445-3902 or
  • 1-800-381-2059
MHA Teen Connect Support Line

Available Monday through Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Teen Connect provides non-crisis support for ages 13-24 looking for support and someone to talk to.

  • Call888-866-6054
  • Text973-791-5700
MHA New Jersey Peer Recovery WarmLine

Operates a peer-run service, providing ongoing telephone support to mental health consumers. Callers are introduced to a peer in their area to set up mutual ongoing support. This service also provides mental health information and referrals.

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Topics covered, but not limited to, Emotional Stress, Coronavirus, Anxiety, Suicide, Depression, Emotional Abuse, Self-Harm, and Loneliness.

Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties Warm Line

Offers telephone support to family members and caregivers of children with special emotional, behavioral and mental challenges. The warm line phone support is available during normal business hours to help connect you to available community resources.

If you’re looking for additional talkline/warmline resources, please visit the link provided here for a complete list on the NJ 211 website.

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