• 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.

     

    Local:

    ·         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.

     

    Local:

    ·         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.