Suicide Hotline

Servicemembers or their families experiencing emotional crises have round-the-clock access to trained professionals via a national suicide prevention hot line.

The toll-free hot line number is 1-800-273-TALK (8255).  The hot line is staffed by mental health professionals University of Medicine & Dentistry.


Mary Lou Powner - Suicide Prevention Program Manager
Office: 609-562-0832
Cell: 732-277-0290

NJARNG Ready and Resilient Program (R2)
Joint Military & Family Assistance Center
1048 US Highway 206
Bordentown, NJ 08505




Privacy and Disclosure: New Jersey National Guard Family Programs respects your right to privacy; however, the staff members DO NOT have privileged communication. New Jersey State Family Programs Staff is required by law, with or without your consent, to contact proper authorities if they believe you intend to harm yourself or others or if family member abuse, child neglect or drug use is suspected.