Emergency Crisis Services
In the event of an immediate emergency or crisis situation please go to your nearest emergency room or dial 911 for assistance.
The P.A.T.H.Promoting Acceptance, Trust, & HopeEdison School Based Program at JP Stevens High SchoolMs. Angela Hendrix Ms. Maribelle Torres-Morris732-452-2805 732-452-2854** If no one picks up and you need immediate assistance, you can reach the Counseling Secretary at 732-452-2811
This is a dynamic partnership between the Edison Public Schools and University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), a division of Rutgers University. The primary objective of the program is to help assure that students will obtain needed mental health and supportive assistance in an accessible location.
The program provides a range of free and confidential mental health services in elementary schools, middle schools, and the high schools in Edison. Services include individual, group, and family counseling, crisis intervention, substance abuse identification and referral services. Referrals to the program can be made by students, parents or school staff. Parent permission is required for participation. Please contact your school counselor for more information or contact Dr. Suzi Millar, the Clinician Supervisor at 732-289-8785.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:
Emergency Crisis Services
In the event of an immediate emergency or crisis situation please go to your nearest emergency room or dial 911 for assistance.Rutgers – University Behavioral Health Care
Children’s Crisis Intervention Services and Acute Psychiatric Services
671 Hoes Lane
Raritan Bay Medical Center Psychiatric Crisis Unit
Belle Mead, NJ
Middlesex County Children’s Mobile Response & Stabilization System
(877) 652-7624Outpatient Mental Health Providers
Outpatient Mental Health Services is a primary way of connecting with an outside therapist to provide talk therapy. This can be done through an individual in a private practice setting or in an agency or therapeutic facility that provides a variety of therapists and services under one facility.
If you have health insurance, call the Member Benefits Phone Number on the back of your insurance card. Ask what mental health benefits are available through your insurance carrier. Also, ask your insurance representative for a list of available therapists, counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and/or other institutions which participate with your insurance plan.
If you do not have health insurance, please contact the following agencies which offer Charity Care and sliding-scales for payment.Catholic Charities(800) 655-9491Rutgers - University Behavioral Health Care Access Center(800) 969-5300JFK Behavioral Health(732) 321-7189
Hotlines2nd Floor Youth Help Line(888) 222-2228 Text: (908) 280-0235NJ Hopeline(855)654-6735New Jersey Self Help Clearinghouse(800) 367-274 (Self-help groups in NJ)Recovery Inc. Support Groups(201) 823-4545Domestic Violence Hotline1-800-572-SAFE (7233)2-1-1 Information LineAddiction Resources for NJ ResidentsDrugRehab.comDrugRehab.com is an organization that provides information and answers for people fighting addiction.
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