Feeling Overwhelmed?

Adjusting to the demands of college and difficult personal issues can bring about added stress, and sometimes students need some help coping with it all. Your well-being is very important to us. We assess and refer you to resources in your community should you require outside services and support. Your conversations with us are confidential.*

*Confidentiality can be broken if there is evidence of intent to harm one’s self or others. In this event, we will inform only those people whose assistance is needed to deal with the crisis.

Support at Brookdale:

Support In the Community:

Crisis Hotlines: This link provides an additional list of resources for varying needs or emergency situations.

Brookdale Cares

Asking for help can be difficult. You have options. You are not alone. You matter!

  • Monmouth County Division of Social Services at Brookdale: 732-224-1983
  • Need Help? Dial 211 or 877-652-1148
  • New Jersey Hopeline: 855-654-6735
  • Helping Hands Lounge: 732-224-2025
  • 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 732-780-6023
  • 2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline call or text: 888-222-2228
  • Addictions Hotline: 1-800-238-2333
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-SAFE
  • LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564
  • Monmouth Medical Center Early Intervention Support Services: 732-922-1042
  • Psychiatric Emergency Services: 732-923-6999
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-888-264-RAPE
  • Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

In the event of an emergency call 911

Special Notice: Help and Support for Students in Crisis

Brookdale has special arrangements with the following 24/7/365 emergency resources to call If you are having thoughts of suicide or harming yourself or others: