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Student Well-Being Resources

Student Well-Being Resources

Whether you need assistance in dealing with current challenges, a specific issue, or you are concerned about your, or a fellow student’s well-being, the following local and national resources can help.

TESU Counseling and Wellness Services

Provided by Business Health Services (BHS), you have access to free, confidential, in-the-moment support to manage life’s challenges. You will be connected with a student care coordinator, who can provide support for counseling and well-being and connect you to appropriate resources. Resources include childcare and eldercare resources and referrals, legal consultations, financial counseling, and other helpful services. You can access the service via the TESU Counseling and Wellness Services Portal or by calling or texting 800-327-2251. These services are available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.

National Resources

The Global Wellness Institute provides guidance on what has changed, how to accept the change, and how to continue and cope with the change

Mental Health and COVID-19 – Information and Resources

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI – Mental Health and COVID-19 – Information and Resources

Crisis Text Line – Crisis Text Line is a global not-for-profit organization providing free mental health texting service through confidential crisis intervention via SMS message. The organization’s services are available 24 hours a day, every day, throughout the United States, Canada, UK, and Ireland – for everything: anxiety, depression, suicide, school. Text HOME to 741741.

Visit 211.org to find local support services in your state

988 – 988 is the three-digit dialing code that routes callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. When someone calls, texts, or chats 988, they are connected to trained counselors that are part of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline These trained counselors listen, understand how the caller’s problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources, if necessary. People experiencing emotional distress or suicidal crisis can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number at 1-800-273-8255.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

PTSD/Other War-Related Injuries Resources

Suicide.org – Suicide.org is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing resources for suicide prevention, awareness, and support. In addition to a wealth of resources, you will find Suicide Hotlines in the United States, as well as International Suicide Hotlines.

New Jersey Resources

NJ-211 – Connecting People and Services (available 24/7). Access by:

  • dialing 211
  • texting your zip code to 898-211
  • chatting online

New Jersey Mental Health Cares

NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline Р(1-855-654-6735) provides callers the opportunity to call, chat, email, and text. The NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline’s goal is to lessen the amount of distress the caller is currently experiencing and to work collaboratively to develop a resolution to whatever stressors prompted the caller to reach out.

State of New Jersey Department of Health – Information on how to protect yourself, take extra precautions, and much more

New Jersey Addiction Interventions