The AID-NJEA helpline has served NJEA members and their families for over 10 years. NJEA members and their families have access to this free and confidential service 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Educators and school counselors are on the line from noon until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 6 p.m. on Fridays to provide peer-to-peer support and information to callers. In addition, University Behavioral Health Care provides mental health professionals who answer the helpline during all other hours for 24/7 coverage.

Callers seeking help from AID-NJEA can count on:

• Help from a staff of Education Support Specialists experienced in education and trained in behavioral health

• Immediate personal response — a “real voice” with no buttons to push

• Access to thousands of resources from the AID-NJEA Information Directory

• High quality help by telephone with personal, family and school-related demands.

Whether you are a new teacher, a support staff member, or a retired school employee, AID-NJEA has people on the line who can provide guidance and information to help.

Dial 866-AID-NJEA (243-6532) or email helpline@njea.org.

AID-NJEA is a partnership between the New Jersey Education Association and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

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