Community Resources/Referrals
    Monmouth County Psychiatric Helplines
    PESS:   (Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services):  Suicidal ideation, statements, or attempts; homicidal ideation or statements; and crisis assessment, danger to self or others  
    Primary Screening Center for Monmouth County: 
              Monmouth Medical Center PESS 732-923-6999
    Monmouth Medical Center
    300 Second Avenue 
    Long Branch, NJ  07740
    HOTLINE:  (732) 923-6999
    Emergency Services - Affiliated w/Screening Center: 
    CentraState Medical Center PESS
    901 West Main Street
    Freehold, NJ  07728
    HOTLINE:  (732) 294-2595
    Jersey Shore University Medical Center PESS
    1945 Corlies Avenue, Route 33
    Neptune, NJ  07753
    HOTLINE:  (732) 776-4555
    Riverview Medical Center PESS
    1 Riverview Plaza
    Red Bank, NJ  07701
    HOTLINE:  (732) 219-5325 


    New Jersey Children's System of Care

      When To Call: 
      • You are struggling to meet the needs of your developmentally delayed child or adolescent
      • Your child refuses to attend school, or has repeated lateness or skipping, or if you have other concerns about his or her school performance
      • Your child shows physical and/or verbal aggression
      • You observe family conflict, including youth substance abuse or refusal to comply with rules
      • Your child seems to experience grief that is beyond "normal" such as the loss of a family member or friend through divorce, death or relocation
      • Your child experiences a traumatic event, such as a house fire or witnessing violence
      • A trusted friend, teacher or other adult in your child's life has expressed concerns
      • You'd like to know more about the types of services available
    Mobile Response:  Must be contacted through PerformCare (1 877 652 7624)
      • Used for emotional outbursts 
      • Responds to premises within an hour
      • Parent must call and/or be present 
      • Ask the Perform Care triage clinician for Mobile Response
      • Truancy issues
      • Substance abuse and mental health issues

    Youth Helpline