If you or anyone you know are in a crisis or may be in danger, please use the following resources to get immediate help.

911 Emergency

Disclaimer: The following contacts and links are listed to provide you with additional mental health care information and counseling resources. The contacts and links are not endorsed or controlled by Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy  Services and we are not responsible for the content provided.

If you are thinking about suicide or believe that you are at risk of harming yourself or another person, please immediately seek out professional assistance. Pick up the phone and Call 911 or the National Hopeline Network at 

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

+1 (800) 273-8255
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
+1 (800) 799-7233
National Domestic Violence Hotline
+1 (800) 996-6228
Family Violence Helpline
+1 (800) 784-2433
National Hopeline Network
+1 (800) 366-8288
Self-Harm Hotline
+1 (800) 230-7526
Planned Parenthood Hotline
+1 (800) 222-1222
American Association of Poison Control Centers
+1 (800) 622-2255
Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line
+1 (800) 233-4357
National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia
+1 (888) 843-4564
GLBT Hotline
+1 (866) 488-7386
TREVOR Crisis Hotline
+1 (800) 221-7044
AIDS Crisis Line

ADHD Websites for children/teens

ANXIETY websites for children/teens

For Teens

Other Sites:

Addiction and Recovery


Associations & Institutes

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

Chronic Fatigue


Developmental Disorders


Dissociation and Traumatic Stress

Eating Disorders

Journals & Magazines

Medications and Health Supplements

Mental Health Care General Links

Personality Disorders

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources


Grief is a journey that you do not need to take alone. There are thousands of resources offering support and hope including groups, workshops, books, articles, as well as numerous online supports.  Take a look at some below:

Good Grief in Morristown provides peer-support groups for children, teens, and young adults who have lost a parent or sibling to death.

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, is a grief support center for children, young adults, and families dealing with the death or life-altering illness of a parent, sibling or child.

Online support community for adults and children

Conducts workshops and seminars across the country

Start your own grief support group in your area (for adults)

Comfort zone camp’s online community with articles and forums for parents and children

Helpful articles, brochures, and support groups for those who have lost their children

Website for the Northern NJ Chapter of Bereaved Parents of the USA

An online community for sharing articles, poems and memoirs

An online community with articles and forums

Many helpful handouts on what to say and do (and what not to say or do) for those who lost someone and those who want to help

Online support groups, message boards, and live chats

An online community where people can find and share inspirational stories of life, loss and love

Provides educational presentations about resources for supporting children and adults coping with grief due to different types of losses

*****Additional Hotlines

    • A-WAY-OUT:
      Provides unique crisis mediation program for parents contemplating abduction of their children, or who have already abducted their children and want to use Child Find Volunteer Family Mediators to resolve their custody dispute.

      • 1-800-292-9688
    • Child Abuse National Hotline:
      • 1-800-25-ABUSE
      • (800-252-2873)
    • Child Find of America:
      Parents reporting lost children.

      • 1-800-I-AM-LOST
      • (800-426-5678)
      • 1-800-292-9688 (Parental abduction)
    • CHILDHELP USA® – National Child Abuse Hotline:
      Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse and domestic violence issues. Gives referrals to local agencies offering counseling and other services related to child abuse, adult survivor issues, and domestic violence. Provides literature on child abuse in English and Spanish.

      • 1-800-4-A-CHILD
      • (800-422-4453)
      • 1-800-222-4453 (TDD)
    • Cocaine National Hotline:
      • 1-800-COCAINE
      • (800-262-2463)
    • Covenant House Nineline:
      Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Locally based referrals throughout the United States. Help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays.

      • 1-800-999-9999
    • CyberTipline for reporting the exploitation of children:
      • 1-800-843-5678
    • Elder Abuse Hotline:
      • 1-800-252-8966
    • Friends of Battered Women and Their Children:
      • 1-800-603-HELP
      • (800-603-4357)
    • Girls and Boys Town National Hotline:
      Provides short-term intervention and counseling and refers callers to local community resources. Counsels on parent-child conflicts, family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse, and other issues that impact children and families. Spanish-speaking operators are available. TDD capability.

      • 1-800-448-3000
      • 1-800-448-1833 (TDD)
      Parent and relative, concerned adults can call about mental health related problems – children and adolescents in crisis will be connected with a social worker for immediate help.

      • 1-800-334-4KID
      • (800-334-4543)
    • KID SAVE:
      Referrals to shelters, mental health services, sexual abuse treatment, substance abuse, family counseling, residential care, adoption/foster care, etc.

      • 1-800-543-7283
    • NAMI Helpline National Alliance for the Mentally Ill:
      Provides support, information, and referrals.

      • 1-800-950-NAMI
      • (800-950-6264)
    • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:
      Operates a hotline for reporting missing children and sightings of missing children. Offers assistance and training to law enforcement agents. Takes reports of sexually exploited children. Serves as the National Child Porn TipLine. Provides books and other publications on prevention and issues related to missing and sexually exploited children. Ability to serve callers in over 140 languages.

      • 1-800-THE-LOST
      • (800-843-5678)
      • 1-800-826-7653 (TDD)
    • National Center for Victims of Crime:
      • 1-800-FYI-CALL
      • (800-394-2255)
    • National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse:
      • 1-800-CHILDREN
      • (800-244-5373)
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline:
      • 1-800-799-SAFE
      • (800-799-7233)
      • 1-800-787-3224 (TDD)
    • National Drug & Alcohol Treatment Hotline:
      • 1-800-662-HELP
      • (800-662-4357)
    • National Eating Disorders Association Information and Referral Helpline:
      Provides support services, help, and guidance to people struggling with eating disorders, their loved ones, and families.

      • 1-800-931-2237
    • National Hopeline Network:
      Sponsored by the American Association of Suicidology

      • 1-800-SUICIDE
      • (800-784-2433)
    • National Institute of Mental Health Information Line:
      Provides information and literature on mental illness by disorder – for professionals and the general public.

      • 1-800-647-2642
    • National Mental Health Association:
      Provides free information on specific disorders, referral directory to mental health providers, national directory of local mental health associations, and a Stigma Watch.

      • 1-800-969-NMHA
      • (800-969-6642)
    • National Runaway Switchboard:
      Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance information to runaways. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Has access to AT&T Language Line.

      • 1-800-621-4000
      • 1-800-621-0394 (TDD)
    • National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline:
      • 1-800-227-8922
    • National Youth Crisis Hotline:
      Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

      • 1-800-HIT-HOME
      • (800-448-4663)
    • Rape, Abuse, Incest National (RAIN) Network:
      Connects caller to the nearest counseling center that provides counseling for rape, abuse, and incest victims.

      • 1-800-656-HOPE
      • (800-656-4673)
  • SAFE (Self-Abuse Finally Ends):
    • 1-800-DONT-CUT
    • (800-366-8288)