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Resources for Handling Stress

Resources* for Handling Stress, Mental Health, Addiction and Domestic Violence

For those Members Eligible for Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Benefits, you should contact Beacon Health @ 800-843-5503 for a list of in-network providers. Should you need to visit a provider, Telemedicine sessions are available.  For more information & additional resources regarding COVID-19 please go to:  www.achievesolutions.net/ufcw1262

  (Note: Members have reported long waits – sometimes over an hour – for some of the following help lines, so please be patient. Whenever possible, try to use the websites.  Call 9-1-1 only for an emergency.)


  • The NJ Department of Human Services operates toll free 24/7 “warm lines” which are a resource for people seeking mental health service. NOTE: The “warm lines” do not replace 911 and should not be used to report emergencies.

Call 1-866-202-HELP (4357) or 1-877-HELP provided by NJ Mental Health Cares.


    • 2-1-1 Members or their families who are experiencing stress related to the new social distancing rules can call 2-1-1, a hotline operated by the United Way that has live operators on hand to put you in touch with appropriate resources. You can speak to a healthcare professional at 1-800-962-1253. For general information & basic needs, dial 2-1-1. For alerts/updates, text NJCOVID to 898-211.
    • The 2-1-1 website is very comprehensive for a wide variety of resources including basic needs. https://www.nj211.org/coronavirus-covid-19
  • Addictions Hotlines 844 276-2777 or 800 238-2333 
  • (Locates treatment for uninsured and underinsured individuals)


  • New York State HOPEline 1-877-8-HOPENY. All calls are toll-free, anonymous, and confidential.
    • 24-hour counseling hotline for anyone seeking help with alcoholism, problem gambling, drug abuse


Pennsylvania Association of Community Mental Health Centers



  • Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak

1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727)


Domestic Violence Hotline, Text & Website

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522 https://www.thehotline.org/

*For Additional Resources, please see the Interactive MAP Resource Guides for NJ, NY & PA on the UFCW Local 1262 website @ http://www.ufcw1262.org/membership-assistance-program/