|Allegheny County DHS - Information, Referral & Emergency Service||Behavioral health crisis line answers 24 hours a day, seven days a week and puts the caller in touch with an Allegheny County delegate who can authorize and coordinate involuntary Emergency Examination and Treatment (sometimes called a "302" after the section in the law) and who can provide information about ongoing mental health services. Involuntary commitment is intended for individuals who are in imminent danger of harming themselves or others due to a serious mental illness.
||Allegheny||Office of Behavioral Health||Allegheny County Department of Human Services|
|Bedford-Somerset MH-MR Crisis Hotline||Telephone crisis intervention services for individuals in emotional distress.||Bedford||Bedford-Somerset MH-MR Crisis Intervention / Bedford||Bedford-Somerset MH-MR|
|Bucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Crisis Hotline||24/7 Crisis Hotline for anyone in a mental health related crisis situation. Hotline staffed by trained crisis workers.||Bucks||Bucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Bucks; Warminster||Bucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs|
|Cambria County MH/MR Program Crisis Intervention||A variety of crisis intervention programs/services.||Cambria||Cambria County MH/MR Program||Cambria County MH/MR Program|
|Centerville Clinic, Inc. - Outpatient Services||Provides professional services to individuals experiencing a psychiatric or emotional crisis situation. Provides outpatient psychotherapy, including marriage counseling, family therapy, diagnostic and therapeutic services for children, adults, and seniors, and psychological testing. Provides Family-Based and BHRS services, psychiatric evaluations and medication monitoring.||Washington||MH/MR Program||Centerville Clinics|
|Community Connections of Clearfield/Jefferson Counties - Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline||Help lessen the disturbance, to return the individual to their normal level of functioning in the least restrictive environment to make certain of their safety and the safety of others. Crisis Services will also seek to establish supports and patterns of behavior that reduce the future incidence of mental health crises for the individual.||Clearfield||Community Connections of Clearfield/Jefferson Counties||Community Connections of Clearfield/Jefferson Counties|
|Crisis Hotline - Allegheny re:Solve (resolve)||Telephone crisis hotline. re:Solve ( resolve )Crisis Network responds to mental health emergencies.||Allegheny||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Armstrong||Telephone crisis hotline.||Armstrong||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Beaver||Telephone crisis hotline.||Beaver||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Butler||Telephone crisis hotline.||Butler||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Cambria||Telephone crisis hotline.||Cambria||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Crawford||Telephone crisis hotline.||Crawford||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Erie||Telephone crisis hotline.||Erie||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Fayette||Telephone crisis hotline.||Fayette||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Greene||Telephone crisis hotline.||Greene||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Indiana||Telephone crisis hotline.||Indiana||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Lawrence||Telephone crisis hotline.||Lawrence||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Mercer||Telephone crisis hotline.||Mercer||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Venango||Telephone crisis hotline.||Venango||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Washington||Telephone crisis hotline.||Washington||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Westmoreland||Telephone crisis hotline.||Westmoreland||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services - Access to Alternative Services (AAS)||Hotline for access to mental health residential services.||Philadelphia||Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability - Philadelphia; Center City||Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services|
|Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation Services - Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline||Trained suicide/crisis intervention staff provide counseling, consultation and referral for people seeking assistance for acute psychiatric needs.
Philadelphia residents can call if they (or someone they know):
Are suffering from depression
Have feelings or thoughts of wanting to harm themselves or others
Have feelings of hopelessness
Are having difficulty dealing with life stresses
Suffer from intense anger or other emotional or substance abuse crises||Philadelphia||Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability - Philadelphia; Center City||Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services|
|Dickinson Center - Crisis Hotline - Elk/Cameron County||Provides telephone, walk-in and mobile crisis intervention. ||Elk||Dickinson Center - Ridgway Facility||Dickinson Center|
|Dickinson Center - Crisis Hotline - Potter County||Provides telephone, walk-in and mobile crisis intervention. ||Elk||Dickinson Center - Coudersport Main Facility||Dickinson Center|
|Excela Health - Crisis Response Center - Westmoreland||Crisis intervention services are immediate, crisis-oriented services designed to resolve precipitating stress which are provided to adults and their families who exhibit an acute problem of disturbed thought, behavior, mood or social relationships. Walk-In Crisis Services provides face to face contact with individuals in crisis or with individuals seeking help for persons in crisis.||Westmoreland||Crisis Center||Excela Health |
|Guidance Center - Administrative Office - Mental Health Crisis Hotline||A crisis line operated twenty-four hours a day that provides support and direction to callers experiencing emotional distress.||McKean||Guidance Center - Administrative Office||Guidance Center|
|Help Line||Just feeling anxious? Need reassurance? Call the HelpLine at 717-264-2916 or 1-800-593-8351. Staffed by trained certified peer specialists and call specialists who have been there.||Franklin||Mental Health Association of Franklin and Fulton Counties||Mental Health Association of Franklin and Fulton Counties|
|Lawrence County C.A.R.E.S. Center||Lawrence County C.A.R.E.S. Center is a behavioral health consumer and family support and resource center that serves the residents of Lawrence County. Services cover aspects of life from the basic needs in life to social, economical, educational, and supportive assistance.
- The Next Step: A Drop-In Center is a central place for self-help, advocacy, education, and socialization. The Next Step Center provides an opportunity for socializing and networking that addresses the isolation felt by many, especially those in mental health recovery. The Next Step increases knowledge in community resources and allows individuals to learn from each other. We also provide recreational opportunities such as a pool table, video game systems, movie room, an indoor basketball court, and workout equipment. Please contact a Next Step Associate with any questions by pressing 2 when you call in.
- The Lawrence County Client Satisfaction Team (CST) consists of consumers, parents, family members and persons in recovery. Our members regularly visit consumers of mental health and/or substance abuse services. We ask that they complete an anonymous survey regarding the services they receive. This information is gathered to ensure quality services are available to consumers in Lawrence County. We report our findings to the Lawrence County Mental Health/Disability Services Office, Value Behavioral Health, and the providers. Please contact Vickie at extension 105 regarding any CST questions.
- Social Security's Representative Payee Program provides financial management for the Social Security and SSI payments of our beneficiaries who are struggling to manage their payments. Our Rep Payee works with her clients to ensure their needs are met as far as housing, utilities, personal care items, groceries, etc. This is done via careful budgeting each month to ensure financial needs are met. Please contact Tina at extension 113 regarding any Rep Payee Program questions.
|Lawrence||Patches Place||Lawrence County C.A.R.E.S. Center|
|Mental Health Awareness||For all mental health-related questions, requests for copies of publications, and inquiries concerning NIMH research, policies, and priorities, please contact a health information specialist at the NIMH Information Resource Center||## National Institute Mental Health||## National Institute Mental Health |
|Montgomery County Emergency Services - Crisis Intervention||Our Crisis Intervention Department provides services for individuals experiencing psychiatric and/or drug/alcohol emergencies. Experienced crisis workers provide telephone support, referral information and comprehensive assessment.
Our crisis services are intended to help individuals feel empowered to stabilize their lives. We offer comprehensive psychiatric assessments and make recommendations for inpatient or outpatient treatment or finding appropriate resources. Our services are offered over the phone or in person.
Crisis workers and a psychiatrist meet with an individual and conduct a comprehensive assessment. When appropriate, a nurse practitioner or psychologist will be made part of the assessment team. Any individuals with medical conditions are assessed by a physician’s assistant or psychiatrist and may be referred to a local general hospital for further evaluation/treatment.
After each evaluation, clients and families are given recommendations that may consist of:
- Referral to the MCES Inpatient Program
- Referral to another inpatient facility
- Referral to a private psychiatrist and/or community outpatient program
- Referral to the MCES Outpatient Program
- Referral to a medical hospital for treatment of any medical conditions
- Referral to the Crisis Residential Program
- Referral to the MCES Mobile Crisis Intervention Service||Montgomery||Montgomery County Emergency Service - Montgomery; Norristown||Montgomery County Emergency Services|
|NFL Life Line||The NFL Life Line was created to support members of the NFL family who may be in crisis or want to assist someone who is. Crisis takes different forms and happens for a variety of reasons, from financial trouble, legal issues, physical pain, relationship challenges, difficult life transitions, drug or alcohol problems, or emotional stress. When such problems affect one individual, it affects others close to them, much like a team is affected whenever a key player is hurt. That is why this program is for the entire NFL family: current and former players, team and league staff members, and their family members. The NFL Life Line is there for all of them. The NFL Life Line offers support and resources that can assist members of the NFL family in dealing with whatever issues they may be facing. The NFL Life Line connects members of the NFL family to trained professional counselors who are not affiliated with the NFL or its teams.||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration |
|re:solve / resolve||Provides round-the-clock, mental health crisis intervention, stabilization and linkage services for residents of Allegheny County. Services include telephone, mobile, and walk-in crisis intervention counseling; residential short-term crisis stabilization; and an addictions specialty clinic providing drug and alcohol assessment and referral services.||Allegheny||re:solve Crisis Network||Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic|
|Safe Harbor Behavioral Health of UPMC Hamot - Crisis Services||Around the Clock Crisis Services -
- Telephone: Clients can call and speak to a trained Crisis staff member anytime. They will assess the situation and offer assistance or help refer the individual to valuable community resources and information.
- Walk-In: Clients may come directly to the Crisis Center to meet face-to-face with a Crisis counselor to obtain support, referrals, or information. No appointment necessary.
- Mobile: On-location support is available for emergency situations. Crisis staff will offer support, assistance to the hospital for evaluation, and other on-scene support.
- Get Help: Face-to-Face • In your home • In the community
- Follow-Up: Crisis Services will provide a follow-up program to assist individuals with support after initial contact. This can be done in-office or at the client’s home.
||Erie||Safe Harbor Behavioral Health of UPMC Hamot - Crisis Center||Safe Harbor Behavioral Health of UPMC Hamot|
|Stairways Behavioral Health - Meadville Office - Crisis Services of Crawford County||Provides crisis hotline or mobile crisis intervention to persons who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Offers confidential help in assessing and stabilizing crisis situations and makes appropriate referrals to help resolve the crisis including assistance with inpatient mental health treatment when needed.||Crawford||Stairways Behavioral Health - Meadville Office||Stairways Behavioral Health|
|Suicide Hotline||Hotline for potential suicide callers; connects with local suicide hotline.||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration |
|Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR, Inc. - Service Coordination Unit||Information and referral, telephone intake for Agency services, 24 hour answering services, crisis intervention, and initial clinical assessment. Serving individuals with intensive mental health / intellectual developmental disabilities. Our staff works closely with consumers to provide case coordination in all like skill areas.||Allegheny||Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR, Inc.||Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR, Inc.|
|United States Army Warrior Transition Command - Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline||The Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline is designed to help Army leaders improve services to wounded soldiers and their families by listening to what the soldiers say about their health care issues and identifying systemic faults or problematic areas to better allocate resources.
The hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by Army officers and civilians at Human Resources Command in Alexandria, VA. The hotline offers wounded soldiers and their families a way to seek assistance resolving medical issues by putting them in direct contact with the most appropriate services and resources.
Toll Free: 800-984-8523
Overseas DSN: 312-421-3700
Stateside DSN: 421-3700||United States Department of the Army, United States Army Warrior Transition Command||United States Department of Defense|
|United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Homeless Veterans Program: Mental Health Services for Veterans||The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to ending Veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. No one who has served our country should ever go without a safe, stable place to call home.
The entire department has put its energy and resources into ending Veteran homelessness. VA's programs provide individualized, comprehensive care to Veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Our Veterans return from service with wounds we cannot always see. VA is committed to providing our Veterans with the mental health services they deserve. Too often, the emotional scars of service can contribute to Veteran homelessness or place Veterans at risk of homelessness. VA offers many mental health services for Veterans to help them get back on their feet.
VA provides a variety of programs and services that Veterans can take advantage of, including:|
Visit website for additional information on these programs.
- Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans (DCHV) Program
Domiciliary care was initially established to provide services to economically-disadvantaged Veterans, and it remains committed to serving that group. The Domiciliary has evolved from a "Soldiers' Home" to become an active clinical rehabilitation and treatment program for male and female Veterans and domiciliary programs are now integrated with the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Programs (MH RRTPs). Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans Program
- Substance Use Disorder Treatment Enhancement Initiative
VA’s Substance Use Disorder Treatment Enhancement Initiative provides substance use services in the community to aid homeless Veterans’ recovery.
- Readjustment Counseling Service’s Vet Center Programs
The Readjustment Counseling Service’s Vet Center Programs feature community-based locations and outreach activities that help to identify and match homeless Veterans with necessary services.
- VA’s Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program
VA’s Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program offers outreach, exams, treatment, referrals, and case management to Veterans who are homeless and dealing with mental health issues, including substance use. At more than 135 HCHV sites, trained, caring VA specialists provide the tools and support necessary for Veterans to get their lives on a better track. Call VA’s toll-free hotline or visit Learn more about the HCHV Program.
|United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Homeless Veterans Program||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|
|United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Crisis Line||Connects veterans, active duty/reserve and guard service members in crisis and their families and friends with Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.||United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral Hotlines||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Veterans Crisis Line||Veterans Crisis Line is a confidential service for Veterans and Service members experiencing an emotional crisis especially when concerned about the risk of physical harm. Please look for any of the following warning signs:
- Hopelessness; feeling like there’s no way out
- Anxiety, agitation, sleeplessness, mood swings
- Feeling like there is no reason to live
- Rage or anger
- Engaging in risky activities without thinking
- Increasing alcohol or drug abuse
- Withdrawing from family and friends
The presence of the following signs requires immediate attention:
- Thinking about hurting or killing yourself
- Looking for ways to kill yourself
- Talking about death, dying, or suicide
- Self-destructive behavior such as drug abuse, weapons, etc.
Even if there is no immediate danger, the Veterans Crisis Line is here for you. Crisis feels different for everybody and can stem from a wide range of situations. Some Veterans are coping with aging, stress, relationship problems, financial or legal issues, or lingering effects stemming from their military service, which were never addressed. Some Veterans have difficulty with their relationships or the transition back to civilian life.
Whatever’s got you down - chronic pain, anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, anger, or even homelessness - a Veterans Crisis Line responder can provide support, day or night.||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration |
|Veterans Health Administration - Combat Call Center||The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Vet Centers are a type of VA health care facility designed to provide outreach and readjustment counseling services through 232 community-based Vet Centers located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Services are also available for their family members for military related issues. Veterans have earned these benefits through their service and all are provided at no cost to the Veteran or family. Readjustment counseling is wide range of services provided to combat veterans in the effort to make a satisfying transition from military to civilian life.
Services include individual counseling, group counseling, marital and family counseling, bereavement counseling, medical referrals, assistance in applying for VA Benefits, employment counseling, guidance and referral, alcohol/drug assessments, information and referral to community resources, military sexual trauma counseling & referral, outreach and community education.
1-877-WAR-VETS is an around the clock confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life. The staff is comprised of combat Veterans from several eras as well as families members of combat Veterans. This benefit is prepaid through the Veteran’s military service.||Allegheny||Veterans Health Administration, Pittsburgh Vet Center||United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration|