If you or someone you know has thoughts of death or suicide, call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 9-8-8, or call the NJ Hopeline 855-654-6735 or 9-1-1. For any psychiatric emergency in New Jersey call your county crisis center, or go to a hospital emergency room. Other non-emergency sources of help include your medical professionals, clergy, a loved one, or a friend. If not in crisis but need to talk, call New Jersey's Peer Recovery WarmLine at 877-292-5588 (Hours M-F 8 am - 10 pm, Sa-Su 5 pm - 10 pm, holidays 3 pm - 10 pm).
The above subject is the title of a US News & World Report posting on April 2 by Kirstin Fawcett. The article describes what self-help support groups are, how they function, and how they help. Please see the full text on their website.