In cases of emergencies during office hours, call or go to 17 Senior Street on the College Ave campus to be seen as soon as possible. When CAPS is closed, Acute Psychiatric Service provides 24-hour emergency service for local residents. 855-515-5700

If you live outside of Middlesex county you should contact the nearest hospital emergency department, or contact one of the following

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-274-TALK (8255)
  • NJ Hope Line: 855-654-6735
  • National Crisis Text Line: Text KNIGHTS to 741741
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CAPS Main Office
17 Senior Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
(Year Round)

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Cook / Douglass Office
61 Nichol Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
(Fall & Spring Semester ONLY)

Meet the Staff

Jill Richards, Psy.D.

Director of Caps

Dr. Richards is responsible for providing leadership and oversight to all aspects of Counseling, ADAP & Psychiatric Services (CAPS).


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