Covid-19 Information on Substance Abuse

Covid-19 Information on Substance Abuse

We know that this is a difficult time for everyone, particularly for those with opioid and substance use disorders.

NJ CARES wants to make sure we’re doing everything we can to provide you with up-to-date information on treatment and recovery services that remain accessible to those who need them. With help from our partners, we’ve compiled these lists of available resources. Please share them with those who may feel alone during this crisis and help them stay connected.

COVID-19 and Substance Abuse

Telephonic and Online Resources for the Public

Naloxone Resources

NJ State Police/Drug Monitoring Initiative Resource Guide*


*Directorio de Recursos para la Respuesta de COVID 19 en Español

Statewide Telephone Recovery Support (TRS) is available through:

Rutgers UBHC
151 Centennial Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Sarah Mikulis
TRS Office: 732-235-3524
TRS Program Line: 833-TALKTRS

Other available statewide call lines that connect individuals to care are:

NJ Connect: 855-652-3737
Reach NJ: 844-ReachNJ (732-2465)
NJ Hopeline: 855-654-6735
Peer Recovery Warmline: 877-292-5588
New Jersey Peer Recovery Line: 833-422-2765 (8:00am – 10:00pm)
City of Angels: 609-910-4942
Integrity House: 732-245-5221


New Jersey Mental Health Cares COVID-19 Helpline: 866-202-4357 (7 days a week, 8:00am – 8:00pm)

New Jersey Medication-Assisted Treatment Centers of Excellence MAT Hotline:  866-221-2611 (8:00am-8:00pm)

Individuals can search statewide support services at the local level by calling 211, or using the search bar on the 211 website to search for services by zip code or city:

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