Mental Health & Wellness Resources

Mental health and wellness is one of the many aspects of living a healthy life. This page provides key information for maintaining a mentally healthy life, handling grief and trauma, and for providing support for others. 

If you or someone you know is in need of mental health support, use any of the resources below to find help. If you or someone you know is in need of immediate medical help, please call 911. 

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

SPRC logo

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center is a federally supported resource center who supports the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. They provide information for suicide prevention through online courses, trainings, and guides. They also provide information for resources in New Jersey.

Padlet of Resources from TLC & AFSP NJ

This Padlet includes national, state, educator, parent, BIPOC and youth resources for suicide prevention. It also includes conferences and webinars available to attend. 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a volunteer-based health organization that builds community through researching, advocacy, education, and support for survivors of suicide loss. They provide resources for processing grief, guides for supporting people in crisis, and ways to take action. 

Hopsitalization and Urgent Care

Rutgers University Behavioral Health Adult Acute Partial Hospital Program

Acute Partial Hospitalization is an all-day group based program that provides comprehensive treatment and case management services for individuals experiencing a psychiatric illness which may also include co-occurring substance use.

57 Haddonfield Road, Suite 120
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
9 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday

Oaks Mental Health Urgent Care (Camden & Cumberland County)

Mental health urgent care offers an alternative to an emergency room visit for those who need immediate help in a crisis. Soon after arriving you will meet with a caseworker who will help you review your options and come up with a plan to manage your issues and begin to feel better. 

Services are provided on an outpatient basis for up to 30 days, and during that time your team will work to build you a support network to help you after receiving treatment.

This service is not intended for those who need psychiatric hospitalization.

Monday– Friday: 9:00am– 8:00pm
Saturday– 9:00am– 5:00pm
After-hours emergencies call 856-428-HELP

Camden County
2051 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
(856) 254-3800

Cumberland County
1420 South Lincoln Ave
Vineland, NJ
(856) 537-2310

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ)

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) is a statewide non-profit that advocates, educates, trains, and provides support for children and adults. They provide individual, family, and professional services including support groups, helplines, and more. 

Center for Family Services

The Center for Family Services is a non-profit social services provider. With locations in Camden, Egg Harbor Township, East Orange, and Washington, NJ, CFFS provides direct support services through therapy, education, counseling, shelter, support, and advocacy to individuals of all ages. If you're not sure what kind of support you need, the Access Center can help you figure out which of their wide array of programs fits you best. 

STABLE Community Services

STABLE's offers transitional housing, addiction services, behavioral health, life enrichment, and educational assistance. For more information, call or email the center directly. 

513 High Street
Burlington City, NJ 08016
(609) 386-0650

    Oaks Integrated Care

    Oaks Integrated Care is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families living with a mental illness, addiction or developmental disability.

    Find a location to visit or look into specific services available to you and your loved ones. 

    For assessment, call: 1-800-963-3377

    Government Resources

    Burlington County Mental Health Administrators

    The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) serves as the Single State Agency (SSA) for Substance Use and the State Mental Health Authority (SMHA) as designated by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

    Each county has it's own division that oversees the adult system of community-based behavioral health services! Below, find the contact information for Burlington County. 

    • Mental Health Administrator: Shirla Simpson
      • Email:
    • Assistant Mental Health Administrator Division Head: Elfrieda Francis
      • Email:

    Dept of Human Services
    795 Woodlane Road
    Mount Holly, NJ 08060

    Phone: (609) 265-5383


    Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration (SAMHSA)

    SAMHSA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. 

    Helpline: 1-800-622-HELP (4357)
    Free and confidential information service 24/7 for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. 

    You can also use their Behavioral Health Treatment Locator to confidentially search for treatment facilities in your area.  

      Support Groups

      Helping Other People Evolve (H.O.P.E)

      H.O.P.E is a non-profit organization with no religious affiliation that offers grief support groups for those who have lost a spouse to those who have lost a spouse or partner. Chapters meet via Zoom or in-person. 

      16 E. Main Street
      Moorestown, NJ 08057
      (856) 234-2200

      Contact of Burlington County

      Contact is a community based non-profit organization that trains, raises raises awareness, counsels, and connects individuals to mental health resources. Call a hotline, join a support group, or receive a referral to county services. 

      • Crisis Helpline: available Monday through Friday 9 am-5 pm (856) 234-8888
      • Sexual Violence Hotline: 24/7 support by specially trained advocates to anyone directly or indirectly affected by sexual violence (856) 600-4800

      For more information, visit their website or reach out: 

      • Phone: (856) 234-5484
      • Email:

      National Alliance on Mental Illness NJ (NAMI Burlington County NJ)

      The National Alliance on Mental Illness New Jersey (NAMI NJ) is a statewide non-profit organization that supports individuals and families of people with mental illness. 

      Moorestown Community House
      16 East Main Street, Suite 5
      Moorestown, NJ 08057-3325
      (856) 222-9400

      Educational Group Meetings

      • Family Support Group: a free eight-week program for families, friends, and significant others of people with mental conditions
        • 2nd & 4th Monday; 7 - 8:30 pm
        • First Presbyterian Church
          101 Bridgeboro Road
          Moorestown, NJ 08057
      • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group: Free peer-led recovery support group for any adult who has experienced mental health symptoms. 
        • 1st & 3rd Monday; 7 - 8:30 pm
        • Virtua Memorial Hospital, Conference Room B
          175 Madison Ave
          Mount Holly, NJ 08060
      • NAMI Basics: Free six-week program for parents, caregivers, and other family who provide care for youth (ages 22 and younger) who are experiencing mental health systems

      Help for LBGTQ+ Folks

      Edge NJ

      Edge NJ, is an organization that provides supportive services, housing, prevention strategies, and education for LGBTQ+ folks, and HIV-affected individuals. They host the New Jersey AIDS walk each year in Morris County and have services available to help people throughout the year. 

      Pride Center of NJ

      The Pride Center of New Jersey provides a safe space for LGBTA+ folks to come together in Highland Park, NJ. They have an LGBTQ+ library, support and social groups, Free HIV testing, and 

      Kaleidoscope (Youth & Young Adults)

      Kaleidoscope provides affirming mental health services, support groups, and life skills coaching to LGBTQ+ neurodivergent and neurotypical youth, young adults, and their families. They provide training for inclusion and affirmation, peer support groups, parent support groups, and Spanish services. 

      The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ Youth)

      The Trevor Project's main goal is to end suicide amongst LGBTA+ youth through a strategic plan. They provide 24/7 crisis services, advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, conduct research to ensure up to date information on LGBTQ+ youth mental health issues, peer support on TrevorSpace, and training programs for supporting LGBTQ+ youth. You can chat with a counselor, call (1-866-488-7386) or text (678-678) them 24/7. 

      Help for Youth & Teens

      Born This Way Foundation

      Founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, Born This Way Foundation is a national organization supporting youth mental health through research, educational programs, and partnering other national organizations. For support and self-care tips, click here. 

      The Liv Project

      The Liv Project is a group of creative folks who have been affected by suicide. Named after a tough young woman named Liv who died by suicide in 2019 at the age of 19, her mother and sister started the organization to make talking about depression and mental illness less stigmatize. They provide guides for folks who are worried about someone else and how to talk to them, as well as how to reach out to others if you are worried about yourself

      BCLS Resources

      This article provides a list of teen resources to help you or a person you care about! You'll also find plenty of book sections to browse to learn more. 

      PerformCare NJ List of Resources

      PerformCare NJ is contracted with the NJ Department of Children and Families to provide behavioral and emotional support services for anyone under the age of 21. This list provides a variety of resources for youth with ADHD, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Eating Disorders, and more. 

      Find a Therapist

      BIPOC Therapy

      General Therapist Search

      Never pay money to an online website when searching for a therapist. 

      • Psychology Today will help you find a therapist or a psychiatrist depending on needs. Psychiatrists are able to provide prescriptions for medications and therapists provide talk therapy. 
      • TherapyDen helps search for therapists for individual, couples, family, child, adolescent/teen, and group therapy. They also can guide you to medication management and neuropsychological assessments. 
      • Open Path Collective provides affordable therapy sessions with a lifetime membership. This is perfect for people without insurance. 
      • Zencare allows you to filter therapists by insurance type and specialties. 
      • MyWellbeing provides online therapy options that are covered by insurance with immediately available appointments and a free 15-minute consultation

      LGBTQ+ Therapy

      • Gender & Sexuality Counseling Center of New Jersey are fully remote and virtual and provide services for all ages. They also work with BIPOC clients, provide Spanish services, and provide group, couples, and individual therapy.
      • Equality Mental Health provides services for people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Located in Bergen County, NJ, they provide in-person services for a variety of mental health issues. 
      • Dialectic Behavior Therapy of South Jersey (DBT of South Jersey) provides evidence based behavioral treatment that combines cognitive behavioral therapy with Zen principles of mindfulness and compassion. They also have LGBTQ+ affirming therapists that are both in-person and virtual.

      Religious Therapy Services