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We are here when you are going through a difficult time and need someone to listen.

We are here when you need us

Our listeners are here for you seven days a week. Call 908.232.2880 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., per volunteer availability, or 800.273.TALK (8255) 24/7.

Just a phone call or text away

If you’re more comfortable texting, text “heart” to 741-741. Texters are available 24/7.

A live voice or texter ready to help

We respond to more than 15,000 calls each year, helping people through all kinds of difficult times.  We are real people, live and ready to help.

``I'm so glad you’re there. I’m sitting in my car Googling how to kill myself and your number came up.`` - Former Caller

We are supportive

We understand whatever you are going through. You are not alone.

We are empathetic

We engage in active, empathetic listening. We are trained to listen and support, not judge.

You can talk about anything

You’re safe with us.

``Thanks for your support. Thanks for being there over the years when I was in big trouble and left to rot by other people I knew my whole life. You helped me get through the day.`` - Repeat Caller

We help you find your own solutions

We will help you see through the darkness and find your own path forward.

All decisions are always left in your hands

We give people the will to keep going and the support to seek out more resources.

Your call or text always remains anonymous

We respect your privacy. We never share caller information with those outside our network. All our staff and volunteers sign a confidentiality agreement.

``I wanted to say thank you. Without you I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t have went to the mental health and got help. I decided I really don’t want to die. I wanted these bad feelings to die, not everything else.`` - Former Caller