Starting today, April 20th, any Monmouth County residents in need of COVID-19 related emotional support can contact the Monmouth County Department of Health hotline at 732.845.2070. After initial contact with DRCC at the hotline, anyone in need of additional support will be directed to call Mental Health Association of Monmouth County at (732) 542-6422 to be connected to a licensed professional. MHA Monmouth County will answer calls live Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. MHA Monmouth County has put together a network of 60 volunteer licensed professionals who are providing up to 6 free telephonic support sessions. After 6 calls, if the resident is in need of ongoing behavioral health services, they will be referred to one of our community agencies.