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Benefit Concert for Crisis Hotline Caring Contact to be Held Jan. 23 in Garwood

GARWOOD, NJ - Five bands will gather Saturday, Jan. 23, at Crossroads music bar and restaurant in Garwood to help raise funds for crisis hotline Caring Contact. The show will run 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. and admission is just $10. Crossroads is located at 78 North Avenue in Garwood.

Playing a wide variety of music styles will be the bands Equinox, Trip Hammer, Dead Space, Phillips Head and Rich Deans.

Caring Contact is an award-winning, volunteer-staffed caring and crisis hotline and listening community. They provide active listening support and best-in-class training to the Central and Northern New Jersey Community.

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Just $15 pays for one call to the hotline from someone in crisis or contemplating suicide.

Caring Contact serves Central and Northern New Jersey and is a primary responder to calls to the national suicide prevention line (1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE) that originate in New Jersey. Callers also reach Caring Contact by dialing 908-232-2880. Those preferring to seek supporting through texting may text “heart” to 741-741. The hotline also provides best-in-class training to the Central and Northern New Jersey Community.

Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer at Caring Contact should contact the agency at 908.301.1899.

About Caring Contact Caring Contact is an award-winning, volunteer-staffed caring and crisis hotline providing active listening support and best-in-class education to the Central and Northern New Jersey community. We attentively and compassionately serve those in emotional distress and educate our communities about the power of personal connection. We are affiliated with CONTACT USA, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the American Association of Suicidology. If you are in crisis and need someone to listen, call us at 908-232-2880. To learn more, visit www.caringcontact.org.

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