Counseling Center

Get Help 24/7

During business hours call the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (C-CAPS) at (973) 596-3414 and state your need for immediate help to the receptionist. If you get voicemail, see below.

For 24-hour assistance call one of the following:

For Psychological/Psychiatric Emergencies

  • UMDNJ Crisis (973) 623-2323
  • NJIT Public Safety (973) 596-3111; they can contact C-CAPS staff after hours or provide hospital transport.

For sexual assault or domestic violence (24/7):

  • UMDNJ medical emergency room (973) 972-1325, 1324, 5123; provides emergency medical and counseling services
  •  NJIT Public Safety (973) 596-3111
  • (877) 733-CARE, 2273 (sexual assault)
  • (800) 572-SAFE, 7233 (domestic violence)

LGBT resources:

  • The Trevor Project- is determined to end suicide among LBGTQ youth by providing resources and a nationwide, 24 hour hotline.  If you are considering suicide or need help, call: 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386).

Any Location, 24/7:

  1. 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433): National Hopeline Network
  2. 1-800-656-HOPE (4673): National sexual assault hotline
  3. 1-800-799-SAFE (7233): National domestic violence hotline
  4. 911: municipal emergency services or go to your local hospital emergency room
  5. Click here for a directory of crisis services and sexual assault/domestic violence hotlines in different communities

Veterans Services, 24/7:

  • 1-877-VET-2-VET (838-2838): Vet2Vet Veteran's Crisis Hotline
  • 1-800-273-8255/PRESS 1: Veterans Crisis Line