Need Help?

Do you have a hard time coping with stress and the challenges of your daily student life? 

In addition to Rutgers CAPS, the following resources are available to you:

  1. In the New Brunswick Piscataway area:  contact Acute Psychiatric Services (APS) 855-515-5700.  (New Brunswick/Piscataway area only; available 24/7/365) 

  2. NJ Hopeline at 855-654-6735 (This service can be reached within NJ; available 365/24/7.)  A chatline is also available via the website at: 

  3. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) at 800-273-TALK (8255).  (This service can be reached from anywhere in the country; available 365/24/7.) 

  4. Get support via text by texting “KNIGHT” to 741741 – available 24/7:  website is informative at: