Resources

For any additional information, please contact LMTI directly. 

(201) 552-2264 or info@njlmti.org

Hotlines & Assistance

Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-8255

National Teen Dating Violence Hotline

1-866-331-9474

Text “loveis” 22522

Trans Lifeline

(877) 565-8860

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

1-888-373-7888

Crisis Textline

Text “HELLO” to 741741

Hotlines & Assistance

NJ Addictions Hotline

1 (844) 276-2777

Quit Smoking

1 (800) NJ-STOPS [1-800-657-8677]

Suicide Prevention Hotline

1 (800) 273-8255

Gambling Addiction Hotline

1 (800) GAMBLER [1-800-426-2537]

Veterans Counseling Hotline

1 (866) VETS-NJ4 [1-800-838-7654]

Mental Health Cares

1 (866) 202-HELP [1-866-202-4357]

Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs

Alcoholics Anonymous

AA's website gives information regarding alcoholism, the history of AA, how to get help, and where to look for meetings.

Narcotics Anonymous

The NA website provides information and resources regarding addictions and also allows individuals to locate local meetings.

Al-Anon/
Alateen

For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope

and help to families and friends of alcoholics. Head over to this website to learn how to get connected

with an Al-Anon or Alateen chapter in your community.

General Mental Health

National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI is dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They provide resources, support, and referrals for anyone in need.

Harassment

Stop Bullying

Bullying can happen anywhere: face-to-face, by text messages or on the web. It is not limited by age, gender, or education level. It is not a phase and it is not a joke. Bullying can cause lasting harm. Check out this website to learn warning signs and how to get help for you or for a friend who is being

bullied.

National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA)

NOVA’s mission is to champion dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis.

Self-Injury

Self Injury Outreach and Support (SIOS)

As part of a collaboration between the University of Guelph and McGill University, SIOS is a nonprofit outreach initiative providing information and resources about self-injury to those who selfinjure, those who have recovered, and those who want to help.

Self Abuse Finally Ends (SAFE)

This website is devoted to prevention self-injury and to providing support and help for those in need.

Resilience

The American Psychological Association provides a resource about resilience, where it comes from,

and how to develop it in order to overcome life’s struggles. This is a good resource for those

experiencing struggles and who could benefit from resilience.

Body Image/Eating Disorders

National Association of Eating Disorders (NEDA)

NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

Caring Online

This site offers resources to help those who struggle with negative body image or an eating disorder.

Self Esteem

The Counseling and Mental Health Center at the University of Texas provides an online resource

about self-esteem including an explanation, discussion of where self-esteem comes from, and

strategies for increasing or maintaining a healthy self-esteem

Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (FEAST)

Organization for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.

LGBTQ+

LGBT National Help Center

The National Help Center provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource

information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. They also maintain a database of local resources around the country.

GLSEN

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every

school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender

identity/expression.

The Trevor Project

A 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ+ youth.

Sexual Abuse/Healthy Relationships

Darkness to Light (D2L)

Darkness to Light provides crisis intervention and referral services to children or people affected

by sexual abuse of children.

Stop it Now

Provides information to victims and parents/ relatives/friends of child sexual abuse. The site also has resources for offender treatment as well as information on recognizing the signs of child sexual abuse.

LoveIsRespect

Online, loveisrespect strives to be a safe, inclusive space for young people to access information and

get help in an environment that is designed specifically for them. The website provides

comprehensive education on healthy, unhealthy and abusive dating relationships and behaviors.

Depression

Families for Depression Awareness (FFDA)

Families for Depression Awareness (FFDA) is a comprehensive resource for families coping with

depressive issues. A nationwide nonprofit organization that strives to inform the general public about the signs and symptoms of depression, FFDA also offers much-needed support to depressed individuals and their families.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) strives to empower individuals struggling with depression and bipolar, and offers a wealth of resources, including downloadable educational

materials and self-help tools.

Communities Healing Adolescent Depression and Suicide (CHADS)

CHADS offers school outreach programs, community awareness presentations and classes as well as family support programs to advance the awareness and prevention of depression and suicide.

Grief & Loss

Good Grief

Good Grief’s mission is to provide unlimited and free support to children, teens, young adults, and

families after a significant loss in their life through peer support programs, education, and advocacy.

This website provides support through videos, informational articles, and helps you find support in

your community

7 Cups of Tea

7 Cups of Tea is a website where you can talk to trained listeners for free, participate in online

therapy (which requires paying a fee), or join discussion groups with individuals who are living with mental health conditions.

211 is a referral service that has community offices located across the country. In addition to mental

health resources, they offer an expansive database of organizations to help with anything from

financial assistance to information on housing. Use their website or call 2-1-1 to locate the office near

you.

2nd Floor

2nd Floor is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey’s youth and young adults. Their

goal is to help you find solutions to the problems that you may be facing at home, at school, or

elsewhere. You can call or text 888-222-2228 at any time to talk about an issue or problem that you

are facing.