Adolescent DBT Additional Resources

Help Is Available From a Variety of Sources!

Crisis Hotlines/Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

No matter what problems people are dealing with, they want to help them find a reason to keep living. By dailing 988 individuals will be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in the area, anytime 24/7.

NJ Hopeline

NJ Hopeline, 1-855-654-6735, is the first New Jersey suicide prevention hotline. It is committed to providing assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to anyone that makes a call for help.

2nd Floor Youth Helpline

2NDFLOOR, available at 1-888-222-2228, is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults to help them find solutions to the problems that they face at home, at school or at play.

Crisis Textline: Text HOME or HELLO to 741741
Crisis Textline is a national 24/7 crisis helpline, done via texting instead of talking on the phone. It is committed to providing assistance 24/7, 365 days a year to anyone that makes a call for help.

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

You can call Mobile Response and Stabilization Services at 1-877-652-7624 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help children and youth who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crises. The services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and their families safe, and maintain the children in their own homes or current living situation (such as a foster home, treatment home or group home) in the community.

Service Linkages


PerformCare (1-877-652-7624) provides 24/7 assistance to families in order to help them access services for their children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges, are impacted by substance use treatment needs, or have an intellectual/developmental disability.

Peer Support

Jersey Voice

A new peer-to-peer website where youth and young adults can express their hope, help and strength in getting through difficult times.


NAMI is a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Peer Recovery Warmline: 1-877-292-5588
This line offers a peer counseling service, providing ongoing telephone support to behavioral health consumers as they work toward their recovery. Availability: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 10:00PM; Saturday - Sunday 5-10PM; Holidays 3-10PM (Messages received during off-hours are returned the next business day.)

More Information about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

BPD Central

For more Information about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), this site provides a collection of resources for people who care about someone with this disorder.


The NEA.BPD is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness and education about BPD.


TARA's mission is to foster education and research in the field of personality disorder, specifically but not exclusively Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

More Information about DBT

Behavioral Tech, LLC

Founded by Dr. Marsha Linehan, Behavioral Tech trains mental health care providers and treatment teams who work with complex and severely disordered populations to use compassionate, scientifically valid treatments, and to implement and evaluate these treatments in their practice setting. Behavioral Tech develops and applies the most effective and efficient methods of training, and provides a range of opportunities to learn and implement state-of-the-art treatments to a competent level. The website offers ways to find DBT trained therapists and has additional information about DBT.


The Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics (BRTC) is Marsha Linehan's research and training clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wa. Visit the website for additional information about DBT and current research.

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