UPMC Altoona Crisis Intervention Hotline

UPMC Altoona Behavioral Health Services

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvide immediate assistance for people who are emotionally distressed with the objective of defusing the crisis, ensuring the person's safety and helping the person to take the next immediate steps toward resolving the problem.
Urgent Services ProvidedThe Access Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling (814)889-2279 or 1-800-540-4690. Any contact after regular hours is handled by the Community Crisis Center, which is a component of the Access Center. The Crisis Center is available 24 hours a day to respond to emergencies at the same phone numbers listed above.
Geographical AreaBlair County; surrounding counties
Facility/ADA AccessYes for entrance to building, within building and restrooms.
Hours of Operation Open 24/7.
Contact Information
Contact's Name Mr. Mark Frederick
Contact's Position Access and Utilization Director
Contact's Phone 814-889-6717
Contact's Email frederickmr@upmc.edu
Physical Site Address 1 620 Howard Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Altoona Hospital Campus
Physical Site City, State, Zip Altoona, PA 16601
Main Phone 814-889-2141
Hotline Phone 1-800-540-4690
Other Phone 814-889-2141
Fax 814-889-7999
Web Address www.upmcaltoona.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: UPMC Altoona
Affiliated Program: UPMC Altoona Behavioral Health Services
This Service: UPMC Altoona Crisis Intervention Hotline
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: General Crisis Intervention Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-250)