Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy, and the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) is committed to decreasing youth suicide. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for New Jersey’s youth ages 10-24. Parents, professionals and/or concerned citizens can use the following resources for support and/or guidance related to suicide or suicide. Click here to read more.
- 1-855-654-6735 NJ Hopeline – New Jersey’s 24/7 Peer Support & Suicide Prevention Hotline
- Michele Hart-Loughlin, Division Director of Bergen County, Department of Health Services & Division of Mental Health