Mental Health

The information provided by Scotch Plains Public Library and its employees does not imply medical recommendation, endorsement or approval. Information from these sources are intended for use as general information. All consumer health information should be reviewed with your health care professional for clarification about how this information may or may not apply to your unique clinical situation or overall health.

Health Resources > Find Health Information

  • General mental health information
  • Treatment locator
  • Hotline numbers for immediate help
  • FAQ section on health insurance and mental health coverage

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • Learn More offers descriptions of various mental health conditions
  • Crisis hotline
  • Local NAMI program locator
  • Fact sheet library for downloadable information, including some resources in Spanish

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • Treatment locator
  • Crisis hotline numbers
  • Publications section has free downloadable informational brochures

Psychologist Locator

The American Psychological Association provides this tool for finding a psychologist.


The mission of the Fanwood/Scotch Plains/Westfield Here 2 Help Mental Health Initiative is to improve community awareness and understanding of mental health issues through education, basic skills training and resource information and to help break down barriers that prevent people from seeking care. They regularly offer in our area free presentations on a variety of mental health related topics.