ReachNJ - New Jersey's Addiction Helpline

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Finding Addiction Recovery and Support Services in NJ

ReachNJ, New Jersey’s Addiction Helpline is powered by NJ 2-1-1, an information and referral service that will connect you with the addiction recovery and support services that are available throughout our state. We will provide you with details about the agencies and services in your community that help people and families who are suffering with addiction. Call us to get what you need to take the next step on your road to recovery.

A call to 1.844.ReachNJ (1.844.732.2465) will connect you with organizations that provide:

  • Inpatient and outpatient substance abuse services
  • Support services for those recovering from addiction from alcohol or substance abuse
  • Family support services

What you can expect when you call

  • Our services are free, confidential, multilingual and available anytime of the day or night, every day of the year.
  • You will connect with someone who cares about you and your current situation and knows about the resources in our state that are designed to help.
  • You’ll be asked about your current insurance status so that we can connect you with the most appropriate resources.
  • We will listen, to hear what you need and we’ll find the most appropriate resource for you.

There are several ways to get the information you want.

  • Dial 1.844.ReachNJ (1.844.732.2465) to speak with a member of our staff who knows community resources.
  • Chat with us online  to get this same information.
  • Search our online database by using the search bar at the top of this, or any other page, of our website. (You can limit your search by county, city or zip code.)
    • For substance abuse services use the search terms: Outpatient Alcohol Treatment; Outpatient Drug Treatment 
    • For individual or family addiction support services use the search term: Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups

Local Events 

Governor Christie's 2nd Annual Candlelight Vigil 

For the second year in a row, Governor Chris Christie is hosting a candelight vigil in support of the people, families, and loved ones impacted by substance use issues and to honor the lives taken by addiction. Find out more information about this event here

Town Hall Events 

Have your voice heard, and be part of the solution to end opioid abuse in your county and your community. Attend a 'Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall' near you. 

Union CountyKean University - STEM Building Auditorium1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
December 5, 20176:00pm - 8:00pm
Middlesex CountyJo Ann Magistro Performing Arts Center
Hammarskjold Middle School   
200 Rues Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
December 12, 20177:00pm - 9:00pm

For some parents, the death of a child can be too devastating to bear, so they may seek out ways to lessen or even completely numb the pain. Find out more about the Risks of Addiction in the grieving process and what to look out for. 

NJ 2-1-1 has lots of connections.

Let us help you find community resources that will help you find:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • Utility Assistance
  • Shelter
  • And help with lots of other basic needs

Need Help? Call 2-1-1.

Page last modified/reviewed on November 28, 2017

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