Mental Health Resources

Organizations & Websites

Union County Virtual Resources

  • Union County offers several COVID-19 resources including virtual community support groups and webinars.

Caring Contact Crisis Line & National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in Westfield

  • Additional resources
  • For general, non-emergency listening: 908-232-2880 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, based on volunteer availability
  • For mental health emergencies that do not require in-person intervention: 800-273-8255 (24/7 coverage)
  • Text "741741" for Crisis Text Line

Mental Health Disaster Response

Should you or someone you know need information about Union County Mental Health Services, please note the following:

  • For 24 Hour Emergency Psychiatric Services, please contact:
    • Mobile Community Outreach (Adults): 908-994-7131
    • Overlook Hospital: 908-522-2000
    • RWJ University Hospital: 732-381-4200
    • Union County Mobile Response and Stabilization (Children): 877-652-7624
  • Should you need information about mental health or addiction services in Union County, please dial 908-527-4846 or 908-527-4844.

Mental Health Council Education Corner

To support the growing needs of our residents, the Mental Health Council is researching and providing resources on mental health and education-related topics. We are in the process of creating resources of lists, articles, guides, online videos, and more to help parents, teachers, professionals, and children and teens themselves to assist in social, academic, behavioral, and emotional development. View the resources

Additional Resources

  • Caring Contact: 908-232-2880
  • Coronavirus Information Center
  • Crisis Text Line: Text "NJ" to 741741
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-572-7233
  • Family Hotline: 800-843-5437
  • Imagine: 908-264-3100
  • Lifeline:800-273-8255
  • Mental Health Council
  • Mental Health Hotline: 866-202-4357