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Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Services in Gloucester County: Home

This guide is intended to provide mental health and suicide prevention resources to the public with a focus on services offered in Gloucester County, NJ.


Welcome to the GCLS Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Resource Guide.

This guide provides mental health and suicide prevention resources for adults, youth, and families with a focus on services provided in Gloucester County.

24/7 Emergency Mental Health/Suicide Prevention Hotlines

  • 911: This is the emergency number for any police, fire or medic. 
  • 988: This number routes callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States. Compassionate, accessible care and support will be available for anyone experiencing mental health-related distress, thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis. People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.
  • 1-800-273-TALK (or 8255): This is the 800 number to National Suicide Prevention Lifleline. Dialing this number is the same thing as dialing or texting 988.
  • 855-654-6735: This is the number to the NJ Suicide Prevention HopeLine, which provides support, assessment and, if needed, intervention in the most cooperative and least restrictive manner to New Jersey residents in emotional distress and suicidal crisis.
  • 888-222-2228: This is the number to the 2nd Floor Youth Helpline, a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults.
  • 866-267-2267: This is the number to Cop 2 Cop, a free and confidential 24-hour telephone helpline available exclusively to law enforcement officers and their families to help deal with personal or job-related stress and behavioral healthcare issues.
  • 866-838-7654: This number connects to New Jersey Vet 2 Vet, a 24 hour/7-day a week helpline coordinated by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care. The helpline features peer counseling for Veterans, members of the Air/Army National Guard, and family members.

Gloucester County Resource Guides

Gloucester County Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Suicide Prevention Resources

  • Gloucester County Department of Health & Human Services
    • Telephone: 856-218-4101
    • Address: 204 E Holly Avenue, Sewell, NJ 08080
  • Gloucester County Office of Mental Health 
    • Telephone: 856-384-6889
    • Emergency: 911
    • Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services: 856-845-9100
    • Description: The Office of Mental Health collaborates with state and local partners for resource development for our citizens with mental health issues. 
  • Gloucester County Office of Addiction Services
    • Telephone: 856-384-6885
    • Description: The Gloucester County Division of Addiction Services coordinates services for adults and adolescents seeking help for substance use issues. Addiction Services may include prevention, intervention, treatment (detox, residential, outpatient, halfway house) & recovery support (medication-assisted treatment, sober living).  
  • Gloucester County Division of Human & Special Services
    • Telephone: 856-384-6842
    • Description: The Gloucester County Division of Human and Special Services fosters a comprehensive human services delivery system by implementing, coordinating, and improving our network of community-based organizations through the use of our Federal, State, and County funds. The Division consists of:
      • Addictions Services/Addictions Task Force/Municipal Alliance
      • Blind and Visually Impaired
      • Children's Services (Behavioral Health, Developmentally/Intellectually Disability, and Substance Use Disorder)
      • Disability Services
      • Grants Management/Contracting/Fiscal
      • Mental health
      • Personal Assistance Service Program
      • Youth Services/Juvenile Justice
      • Transportation Services
  • PerformCare NJ
    • Telephone: 877-652-7624
    • Description: The Contracted System Administrator (CSA) for the State of New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families, PerformCare is the single point of access to a wide array of behavioral health, intellectual and developmental disability services as well as substance use treatment for youth and families throughout New Jersey.
  • Online Addiction Recovery Resources
    • Description: This is a list of addiction recovery resources that can be accessed online. 
  • Gloucester County National Alliance on Mental Illness
    • Telephone: 856-582-7461
    • Description: Provides support and education services to family members of individuals experiencing mental illness. 

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