Post-Sandy Consumer Resources

New Jersey’s long recovery from Hurricane Sandy has highlighted the importance of emotional and behavioral health support in natural disasters and other large-scale emergencies. The following resources can provide support and information:

View the The N.J. Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health Services list of Psychiatric Screening/Crisis Centers.

Other resources available to New Jersey residents include:


 NJ Hopeline



24/7 crisis support and assessment staffed by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care and the Div. of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Disaster Distress Helpline


Text TalkWithUS to 66746

24/7 crisis counseling and support staffed by trained counselors from crisis call centers across the U.S.



Links people in need with resources in their community, site also has a Hurricane Relief & Recovery Guide. 

U.S. Veterans Administration National Center for PTSD

Downloadable training modules and a free app to help healthcare providers assist people in the immediate aftermath of a disaster.