State Services & Resources

General Services & Resources for Teens & Young Adults 
Child & Adolescent Behavioral & Developmental Health Services
Crises Response Services for Children & Adolescents with Behavioral Health Needs

Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)
(Services for Children, Teens & Young Adults with Severe, Chronic, Physical and/or Mental Impairments)

How to Apply for DDD Services

Office of Special Education (Department of Education)

Federal Resources 
CDC Parent Portal 
Positive Parenting Tips 
Office of Adolescent Health 
CDC Tips for Coping with Stress
National Institute for Mental Health 
Coping With a Disaster or Traumatic Event 
Family Guide to Systems of Care for Children with Mental Health Needs 

Community Resources

New Jersey Parents’ Caucus
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Tips for Parents (Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey)
Parenting Tips (Parents Anonymous of New Jersey)
Family Support Organizations for Children’s Mental Health
2nd Floor (Confidential and Anonymous Youth & Young Adult Helpline) 
Parenting School Aged and Teenage Children (Cooperative Extension System)

National PTA (School Violence & Traumatic Events)
Save the Children (How to Help Children Cope in a Crisis)
American Psychological Association (Helping Children Manage Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting)
National Association of School Psychologists (Talking to Children about Crises Events & School Violence) 

Professional Resources

Child Behavioral Health Community Resources 
Children's Interagency Coordinating Councils
(Service Planning for Children & Adolescents with Behavioral Health Problems)