Tri-Town Cares

TriTown Cares



As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase, so does the associated anxiety.

During this difficult period, Madison, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, and local members have joined forces to compile some helpful resources for all of our residents.


Below are mental health, substance abuse, suicide, kids/teens, veterans & seniors and faith based resources. In addition, you can find local psychiatric emergency services and screening centers in the area, as well as resources to find a therapist. 

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*If you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. This webpage and the content are provided on an "as is" basis.

  1. Mental Health
  2. Substance Abuse
  3. Suicide

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration 24 Hour Hotline

1-800-985-5990

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence (NJCEDV)

1-800-572-SAFE (7233)
Deaf Videophone: 1-855-812-1001
Text LOVEIS to 22522
https://njcedv.org/covid19/

New Jersey Mental Health Cares

1-866-202-HELP (4357)
8 A.M. to 8 P.M. 7 days a week 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

1-800-950-6264
nami.org 
naminj.org/online-support-groups 

NAMI text helpline
Text NAMI to 741741 24/7

NAMI NJ
732-940-0991

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
dbsalliance.org

Jersey Battered Women’s Service, Inc. (JBWS)

Text Line 937-314-4192  
Hotline 937-267-4763

Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris County

973-334-3496
mhessexmorris.org

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741
crisistextline.org

Mental Health America

mentalhealthamerica.net

Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc.

973-845-6602

Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Mental Health Support
https://rutgers.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d5WHSccxMZUO8Nn

  1. Kids/Teens
  2. Veterans & Seniors
  3. Faith Based

Division of Child Protection and Permanency

To report child abuse or neglect, please call the hotline at 1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873)

Madison Public Schools Resources

https://www.madisonpublicschools.org/Page/13311

Chatham High School Virtual Rest & Relaxation Room

https://sites.google.com/chatham-nj.org/chathamrestandrelaxation/home 

Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA

973-845-6480

Family Support Organizations

Family Support Organizations (FSO’s) are family-run, county-based organizations that provide direct family-to-family peer support, education, advocacy and other services to family members of children with emotional and behavioral problems.
877-652-7624

Family Partners of Morris County
973-940-3194

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help children and youth who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crises.  The services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and their families safe, and maintain the children in their own homes or current living situation (such as a foster home, treatment home or group home) in the community.

 To access services call: 877- 652-7624

Family Support Group of Madison

973-295-0446

Good Grief - Morristown

908-522-1999

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Youth)

1-866-488-7386
thetrevorproject.org

Trans Lifeline

877-565-8860
Translifeline.org

Child Mind Institute Enfrentar el COVID-19: recursos para padres

https://childmind.org/enfrentar-el-covid-19-recursos-para-padres/

  1. Find a Therapist
  2. Local Psychiatric Emergency Services and Screening Centers

Find a Therapist 

psychologytoday.com 

Low Cost/Free Therapists

https://coronavirustherapy.online/providers/

The Emotional PPE Project 

Connecting healthcare workers in need with licensed mental health professionals who can help.
No insurance. No paperwork. Just a trained professional to talk to
www.emotionalppe.org/ 

Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc. (CEC)

973 845 6602
centerforeval.org/ 

Maximize Wellness

Cara Maksimow
908-337-3710
maximize-wellness.com

Vasto Counseling, LLC

Carmen G Vasto MA LPC ACS
201-317-8760
www.vastocounseling.com
Specializes in helping kids with anxiety and depression - all provided via telehealth

Center for Child and Family Development

Perry J Bell, Psy. D.
973-898-0505

Compassionate Journeys

Hillary Albert, LCSW
201-306-6123
Compassionate-journeys.com

NJ Recovery & Wellness, LLC

Paul Lavella Jr., MA, LPC, LCADC, ACS
973-944-0225

Cross-Street Counseling

Audra Tonero
973-727-9120
www.crossstreetcounseling.com

Amy Brightman, LCSW

707-400-5231
www.amybrightman.com