If in Crisis
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE
Psychiatric Emergency Screening Program
262-HELP – a program of CarePlus – is Bergen County’s Designated Psychiatric Emergency Screening Program. The purpose of 262-HELP is to provide emergency mental health services to residents of Bergen County.
Services 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
- Mental Health Screeners that are trained and certified by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. They provide mental health evaluations, crisis intervention counseling, and support to individuals – either in the community or at our office – and assess for the most clinically appropriate intervention.
- Psychiatrists who provide emergent medication services, including a psychiatric evaluation and short-term medication monitoring until the individual is linked to a long-term service provider.
- Peer Support Staff who offer supportive counseling and psycho-education.
- Services to minors when authorized by the parent or legal guardian.
Payment – There is a fee for all evaluations, however, it is often covered by health insurance. No individual will ever be denied services due to an inability to pay.
NAMI Information Line
The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST. Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703)524-7600.
CRISES AND SUICIDE
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
National Hopeline Network
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)
Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
National Help Line for Substance Abuse
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National US Child Abuse Hotline