Call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline or our Caring and Crisis Line.
Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free, confidential support as well as prevention and crisis resources.
Caring and Crisis Line
Call (908) 232-2880
We support and empathize, help you stay safe, and always keep our conversations confidential; 9:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. (Mon-Fri) 10:00 am-6:00 pm (Sat-Sun) subject to volunteer availability.
Listeners on our lines are available 7 days per week.
Listeners on The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline are available 24/7.
We respond to 15,000 calls per year.
Every call to the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is answered.
"Thank you! Honestly, this really did help. Just talking...it's strange. But, I feel I've done a 180. I was at my tipping point. This does feel better to get it out!"
"I just wanted to thank you for all the work you do. I was a distraught 15-year-old when I made the call some years ago. The counselor I spoke to saved my life."
"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."
A live voice is 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.
We are supportiveWe understand whatever you are going through. You are not alone.
We are empatheticWe engage in active, empathetic listening. We are trained to listen and support, not judge.
You can talk about anythingYou’re safe with us.
We help you find your own solutionsWe will help you see through the darkness and find your own path forward.
Decisions are left in your handsWe give people the will to keep going and the support to stay safe.
Your call always remains confidential
We respect your privacy. We never share caller information with those outside our network. All our staff and volunteers sign a confidentiality agreement.