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As of October 1, 2017, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services has been transferred to the NJ Department of Health. To access updated information related to the division’s programs and services, please go to http://nj.gov/health/integratedhealth.
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Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
New Jersey Helps
NJ Addictions Hotline - 1-844-276-2777
New Jersey Hopeline (1-855-NJ-HOPELINE)
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)   Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
NJ Family Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Involuntary Outpatient Commitment (IOC) programs coordinate community based mental health services for individuals, who are court ordered into mental health treatment.   IOC programs enroll individuals who have been assessed by mental health professionals and adjudicated by a court as meeting the legal standard for involuntary outpatient treatment.

IOC programs offer:

  • Court ordered outpatient based mental health treatment;
  • Assistance with linking with community based mental health services;
  • Monitoring of adherence to the court ordered plan;
  • Ongoing assessment of clinical progress;
  • Interface with the judiciary including transportation to court hearings and contact with the presiding judge, as needed.

 
 
 
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