If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741

You are
not alone

Are you feeling depressed, anxious or alone? Do you feel your family or friends can’t understand what you are going through? Do you feel like you are a burden? Do you have a friend or a loved one experiencing these feelings?

Your feelings matter. We are here to listen and help you.

Call now if you are having thoughts of suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-800-273-8255

When you call you’ll hear a message telling you that you’ve reached the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. A skilled, trained crisis worker who works at the crisis center closest to you will answer the phone. This person will listen to you, understand how your problem is affecting you, provide support, and share any resources that may be helpful.

2NDFLOOR:

1-888-222-2228

2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey’s youth and young adults. They’re here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face and they are available 24/7, 365 days a year.

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING STRESS, OR HAVING A BAD DAY?

Text the Crisis Text Line. There is no option to call. Text TALK to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis. You don’t need to have thoughts of suicide to chat with someone. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and lets you know that they are here to listen.

FIND A COUNSELOR

Contact us today to find a counselor or any mental health services for you or your loved one. The information you provide will be completely confidential, and you will be contacted by a trained professional. If you’re feeling suicidal please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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Coping
Strategies

The following are just a few coping strategies to lessen suicidal risk; there are other strategies that could be beneficial in contributing to your positive mental health. Contact us to learn more.

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Next Steps

You or someone you know needs help. What now?

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What to do when:

You need help now. You have a plan and access to means.

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Answer:

Tell someone what you are thinking. Ask an adult for help. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or 2NDFLOOR: 1-888-222-2228. If you need immediate help, call 9-1-1.

What to do when:

You're experiencing sadness, hopelessness, withdrawing from friends & suicidal thoughts.

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Tell a trusted adult - a parent, teacher, guidance counselor, coach, etc. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, or 2NDFLOOR: 1-888-222-2228.

What to do when:

Your friend is expressing suicidal thoughts.

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Don’t wait. Tell a trusted adult immediately. Never keep it a secret if a friend tells you about a plan to hurt themselves.

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If you’re feeling suicidal, please text or call 2NDFLOOR at 1-888-222-2228.

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Additional
Resources

Suicide
is the 2nd leading cause of death in young people ages 10-24. (CDC)


Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline: 1-855-654-6735

2NDFLOOR: Call/Text 1-888-222-2228

TrevorLifeline: 1-866-488-7386, Text TALK to 678678

Crisis Text Line: Text TALK to 741741

Teen Line: 800-852-8336, Text TEEN to 839863, Open 9pm – 1am EST, every night

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

Not Ok App

Facts About Suicide

You Matter

Active Minds

The Trevor Project

Love is Respect

Stop Bullying

Ditch the Label

Suicide
is the 2nd leading cause of death in young people ages 10-24. (CDC)

Mental illness is real.

Treatment is available.

Recovery is possible.

Suicide is a preventable death.

If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741