IF YOUR CHILD IS EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, DIAL 911
The local mental health crisis hospital for our area:
655 East Jersey Street, Elizabeth NJ
Psychiatric Emergency Room
If your child is experiencing signs of depression and/or suicidal ideation but is not in immediate danger call to address concerns and to access the service of:
MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE/PERFORM CARE
Urgent 24-hour response service provides free crisis intervention and stabilization services to children and adolescents ages 5-18 years old in Union County seven days a week.
Clinician will evaluate your child when there are indicators of depression or self- harm at no cost either at home or in school (when school is in session). Parental permission is required. Perform care also addresses behavioral concerns including acting out behavior and de-escalation of crisis. Clinician will then recommend appropriate services based on level of need.
Other Outpatient Programs
Trinitas Child/Adolescent Outpatient Programs
Trinitas Child/Adolescent Partial Hospital Programs and Substance Abuse Programs
NJ Hope line
A NJ suicide prevention help line
A national suicide prevention help line
2nd Floor NJ Youth Helpline
THE TRAUMATIC LOSS COALITION
Resources for Suicide Prevention, Postvention, and Mental Health Organizations
The Mental Health Association In New Jersey
Provides guide for mental health services in Union County including community support services, counseling, children’s services, developmentally disabled services, residential services, psychiatric services, substance abuse services, support systems and support organizations.