About Crisis Support

A crisis is defined differently depending on the individual and the situation. A crisis can be any event that is, or expected to lead to, an unstable and dangerous situation affecting an individual, group, or community. Crises can be changes in many factors, especially when they occur abruptly, with little or no warning.

At University Behavioral Health Care we currently host New Jersey Hopeline (855-654-6735), New Jersey's statewide suicide prevention hotline. This is a toll free number, operating 24 hour per day, 7 days a week. We also are part of the National Lifeline Network (1-800-273-TALK (8255) and calls originating from New Jersey are supported by our staff around the clock. We are always available.

Our UBHC Crisis Lines are staffed by trained, caring professionals utilizing state of the art automation systems ensuring access to a comprehensive resource base to support each caller. We provide quick and efficient responses to every call. The unique depth of our many programs, combined with the academic excellence and service provision that is available, have provided a strong foundation of the UBHC Crisis Support Helpline programs.

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