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Health & Wellness Resources

Mental Health Resources:


Eating Disorders:

·         https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) provides support to individuals who may be struggling with an eating disorder as well as people who are concerned about a loved one or friend who may be struggling. Provides information on treatment options, online screenings, hotlines, blogs, etc.


·         https://www.eatingdisorderhope.com

Similar to NEDA, Eating Disorder Hope provides education and awareness, treatment options, recovery tools/tips, etc.


·         http://proud2bme.org

Proud2beme is a branch of the National Eating Disorders Association, specifically focusing on promoting positive body image and self esteem.



·         http://edreferral.com/states/nj.html

With this resource, you can search for support groups/treatment specifically by cities/counties in the state of New Jersey.


Depression/Bipolar Support


·         http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home

·         Depression and Bipolar Awareness Alliance provides IMMEDIATE assistance with their CRISIS HOTLINE. Offers support for individuals struggling as well as how you can help a friend or family member who may be struggling.



·         http://dbsanewjersey.org

·         Same information as DBSA, but offers support groups specifically in New Jersey.


Suicide Prevention


·         http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/#

·         Provides 24/7 free and confidential support for individuals in distress or crisis.


·         National Suicide Hopeline: 1-800-784-2433

·         National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255


Self Injury Support


·         http://siotreach.org

·         Self Injury Outreach and Support offers support to individuals who may be struggling with self injury as well as offer


General Mental Health


·         http://www.helpguide.org

On this site, you can choose from a list of mental health topics and increase education, awareness, find support, coping skills, etc.


·         http://us.reachout.com

This is a site where people can come on and talk about whatever's on their mind. ReachOut is not a counseling or crisis service. The forums are for 13-24 year olds. All posts are pre-moderated, so there's a little delay before they show up.


·         http://www.teencentral.net

A prevention and intervention resource for teens that is dedicated to improving the lives of all youth by providing emotional support and appropriate references in a safe environment where identity is protected and anonymity is respected.


·         http://fcssomerset.org/mental-health-program/

Provides confidential mental health services to individuals and families who live in Somerset County.