Rutgers Student Health stands with DREAMers. Any students affected by the DACA announcement made on September 5th can find resources, such as dedicated drop in counseling hours, at deanofstudents.rutgers.edu/student-advocacy/information-support-undocumented-students.

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If you’re looking for support in the evening or over the weekend, here are several resources:


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-274-TALK (8255)

NJ Hope Line: 855-654-6735
National Crisis Text Line: Text KNIGHTS to 741741; If you are a person of color you can also text STEVE to 741741.

In cases of emergencies during office hours, call CAPS at 848-932-7884 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.

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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).