MHANJ Launches Opiate Care Line

New Call Line Offers Treatment
Assistance and Support

MHANJ Launches Opiate Care LineNew Jersey is in the midst of a major epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse with over 550 fatal overdoses this past year. Those struggling with addiction, along with their families struggle to find treatment, support and education. The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) has launched a new call line service.

The new call line – “NJ Connect for Recovery 855-652-3737” – is being staffed by a team of addiction professionals and peer specialists and will provide:

  • Access to support and treatment for persons dealing specifically with addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers, and
  • Peer support to families and friends dealing with the addiction of a loved one.

How can you help MHANJ spread the word?

  • Sign up your organization to become part of our “Tell Two Friends” campaign to demonstrate your organization’s support for the service This can be done through the website link below.
  • Share this website post or link below with other organizations, networks, or coalitions asking them to join as well.
  • Share the website and this poster with your staff and clients. Print out and distribute copies or post them throughout your organization’s program space.
  • Like and share NJ Connect for Recovery on your organizational and personal Facebook pages. Social media provides critical communication tools in reaching those impacted by this crisis.

This is an epidemic that has no boundaries and is destroying lives across the state. Help MHANJ spread the word that help is available!

The call line is funded through the private sources and operated as part of MHANJ’s call center and helpline services and is

Click here for more information and to join the campaign.