Resources for Parents

Help & Hotlines


NJ DIVISION OF CHILD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES – Perform Care of NJ
Children’s Response and Stabilizing System – 24 hour crisis team to stabilize family crises. Treatment for children ages 5-21 and their families for mental health and addiction issues.

Hotline #: 1-877-652-7624 (Parent or Legal Guardian must make the phone call)
Website: www.performcarenj.org/

AL-ANON AND ALATEEN
(609) 547-0855
Hotline: (609) 522-5779

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
(609) 641-8855   
Hotline: 1-800-604-4357

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
(609) 390-0388    
Hotline:  1-800-992-0401

NATIONAL ADOLESCENT SUICIDE HOTLINE
Hotline: 1-800-621-4000

PANIC DISORDER HOTLINE
Hotline: 1-800-64-PANIC

PARENTS ANONYMOUS OF NEW JERSEY
Hotline: 1-800-843-5437

YOUTH CRISIS HOTLINE
Hotline: 1-800-HIT-HOME (1-800-448-4663)

Informational Resources


Success Foundation
http://successfoundation.org/just-for-teens.html

Families Anonymous
http://www.familiesanonymous.org

Teen Drinking and Driving
https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/teendrinkinganddriving/

Drug Free World
http://www.drugfreeworld.org/
Find out the truth about drugs.

Drug Watch
Hooked on Pharmaceuticals: Prescription Drug Abuse in America
https://www.drugwatch.com/2015/07/29/drug-abuse-in-america/

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Keep your children safe from underage drinking.  Start Talking!
www.madd.org

Search Institute
Discovering what kids need to succeed.
http://www.search-institute.org/

Parent Check NJ
The NJ Social Marketing Collaborative was developed by the New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN), the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and the New Jersey AD Club in order to positively impact the 18 to 25 year olds and their parents.
http://www.parentchecknj.com/

The Medicine Abuse Project
Take the pledge:  I pledge to safeguard my medicines and to talk with my family about medicine abuse.
http://www.medicineabuseproject.org/

SAM
Smart Approaches to Marijuana: preventing another big tobacco
https://learnaboutsam.org/

Drugs Over Dinner
It’s time for a compassionate conversation about drugs and addiction.
http://drugsoverdinner.org/

Teen Drug Abuse
NIDA For Teens – The science behind drug abuse.
http://teens.drugabuse.gov/