|Access Services - Mobile Crisis Support - Montgomery; Fort Washington||Crisis workers will help you resolve crisis situations like depression or suicidal thoughts through telephone and mobile support when needed. We are here to help you with immediate crisis situations and help you reduce and manage recurring crisis. All services are provided at no charge to you.||Montgomery||Access Services - Montgomery; Fort Washington||Access Services|
|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|
|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|
|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||Behavioral Healthcare||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)||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||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 - Chester County||Telephone crisis hotline.||Chester||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 - Montgomery County||Telephone crisis hotline.||Montgomery||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Philadelphia||Telephone crisis hotline.||Philadelphia||Crisis Numbers||Crisis Hotline Numbers|
|Crisis Hotline - Upper Bucks County||Telephone crisis hotline.||Bucks||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|
|Crisis Intervention Scranton Counseling Center||Crisis Intervention is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week including holidays.
Immediate mental health care and evaluation for persons in a state of emotional crisis, are provided by mental health professionals trained in the techniques of crisis intervention.
Emergency service is available on site at the Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
After hours and on weekends and holidays, SCC staff is located at Community Medical Center in the Emergency Room and can be reached by calling the center’s phone number (348-6100).||Lackawanna||Scranton Counseling Center Crisis Service||Scranton Counseling Center|
|Dauphin County Crisis Intervention||Crisis intervention through emergency mental health assessment, hospitalization if needed, short-term support, counseling, problem solving, referral and advocacy for those in severe life stress situations; suicide prevention; limited emergency provision of basic material needs after office hours for other service agencies such as Help Ministry.||Dauphin||Dauphin County Crisis Intervention||Dauphin County Crisis Intervention|
|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. Mobile outreach emergency services include home/school visits during business hours. Coordination/consultation services are also provided regarding situations with police, hospitals, jail, physicians, and arranging transportation if needed. ||Elk||Dickinson Center - Ridgway Facility||Dickinson Center|
|Dickinson Center - Crisis Hotline - Potter County||Provides telephone, walk-in and mobile crisis intervention. Mobile outreach emergency services include home/school visits during business hours. Collaboration/consultation services are also provided to police, hospitals, jails, physicians, and includes arranging transportation in emergency mental health crisis situations. ||Potter||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 |
|Exhale||Serves women who have abortions and their partners, friends, and family.
Exhale offers a free, After-Abortion Talkline that provides emotional support, resources and information. The talkline is available to women and girls who have had abortions and to their partners, friends, allies and family members. All calls are completely confidential and counselors are non-judgmental.||484 Lake Park Ave, Suite 63, Oakland CA (Exhale)||Exhale |
|Fairmount Behavioral Health System - 24 Hour Assessment Center||Provides 24 access to a psychiatrist for psychiatric assessment.||Philadelphia||Fairmount Behavioral Health System - Philadelphia; Roxborough||Fairmount Behavioral Health System|
|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|
|Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems - Consumer-Run Warm Line - Clubhouse||Consumer-Run Warm Line provides peer support and resource information to proactively support individuals before a crisis develops. The warm line is staffed by paid Certified Peer Specialists who are trained specifically to assist other consumers in furthering their recovery. The warm line is open seven days a week, six hours a day.||Chester||Holcomb Cornerstone Clubhouse||Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems|
|Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems - Consumer-Run Warm Line - Exton||Consumer-Run Warm Line provides peer support and resource information to proactively support individuals before a crisis develops. The warm line is staffed by paid Certified Peer Specialists who are trained specifically to assist other consumers in furthering their recovery. The warm line is open seven days a week, six hours a day.||Chester||Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems - Exton||Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems|
|Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems - Telephone Crisis Counseling||The telephone crisis service provides counseling, consultation, education and referral to individuals experiencing acute psychological or psychosocial problems or to the family, friends, colleagues, school staff and/or agencies calling on behalf of another person. Ideally crisis intervention at this level of care alone will preserve the individual’s ability to resolve his/her crisis, utilizing his/her family or natural supports while remaining within his/her own community. The goal of the telephone crisis line is to ensure the personal safety of the caller and to promote overall recovery and wellness. While some crisis situations can be resolved solely through telephone support, many issues will require a formal face-to-face contact, whether mobile outreach or a walk-in intervention, to maximize the efficacy of the crisis intervention.||Chester||Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems - Exton||Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems|
|Intake and Emergency Services - Northeast Counseling Services Hazleton||Services available for individuals experiencing a mental health emergency or seeking non-emergency counseling.
An initial evaluation will assess the type of intervention required, focusing on levels of distress and need. Services are available to children, adolescents, and adults. Emergency Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. A crisis intervention team is available to help determine an individual's level of need and can include evaluations within the community, if indicated. Interventions and consultations can be done by telephone with an appropriate referral by provider.
||Luzerne||Northeast Counseling Hazleton||Northeast Counseling Services|
|Intercommunity Action - Housing Counseling Services at Journey's Way||Services available include:
- Finding suitable and affordable housing;
- Accessing utility benefits and programs;
- Managing money and budgeting;
- Solving deed and title issues;
- Helping with mortgage default and delinquency counseling;
- Anti-predatory loan counseling and predatory loan relief;
- Filing tax and rent rebates;
- City taxes and other city liens||Philadelphia||Journey's Way: Resources & Programs for People 55+||Intercommunity Action|
|Lancaster County BH/DS - Crisis Intervention||Trained professionals provide immediate, empathic help to persons feeling desperate, frightened, out of control or suicidal.
- Referrals to other needed services
- Suicide prevention information
- The authority to arrange involuntary/voluntary commitments to inpatient mental health units at local hospitals
- Mobile outreach services will be able to travel to people in crisis, as available
- Provide assessments for persons experiencing suicidal ideation, homicidal or aggression, mental status change, as well as, complete mental health assessments
- Crisis residential treatment referral
||Lancaster||Lancaster County BH/DS - Hess Boulevard||Lancaster County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services|
|Lycoming/Clinton MH/ID - Crisis Helpline Mental Health Services - Lock Haven Office||Crisis line for mental health services assistance for Lycoming and Clinton counties. They provide 24-hour crisis intervention services.
||Clinton||Lycoming/Clinton Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Program (MH/ID) - Lock Haven Office||Lycoming/Clinton Joinder Board|
|Lycoming/Clinton MH/ID - Crisis Helpline Mental Health Services - Williamsport Office||Crisis line for mental health services assistance for Lycoming and Clinton counties. They provide 24-hour crisis intervention services.
||Lycoming||Lycoming/Clinton Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Program(MH/ID) - Williamsport Office||Lycoming/Clinton Joinder Board|
|Mental Health Research||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.||Dauphin||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 |
|Northern Dauphin Human Service Center||Crisis intervention through emergency mental health assessment, hospitalization if needed, short-term support, counseling, problem solving, referral and advocacy for those in severe life stress situations; suicide prevention; limited emergency provision of basic material needs after office hours for other service agencies such as Help Ministry.||Dauphin||Northern Dauphin Human Service Center||Dauphin County Crisis Intervention|
|Penn Foundation - 24/7 Crisis Hotline||Trained crisis workers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer support for mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring mental health/ substance abuse emergencies.||Bucks||Penn Foundation - Bucks; Sellersville||Penn Foundation|
|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|
|Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline||Trained suicide/crisis intervention staff provide counseling, consultation and referral for people seeking assistance for acute psychiatric needs.||Philadelphia||1101 Market Street, Philadelphia PA||Philadelphia Department of Public Health - Health Care Centers|
|Suicide Hotline||Hotline for potential suicide callers; connects with local suicide hotline.||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration||Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration |
|Telephone Crisis Service - Help Line||Telephone crisis provides immediate assistance for people whose emotional distress may range in severity from difficulty in coping with daily pressures to the crisis of a psychotic episode with the objective of defusing the crisis and helping the person develop a plan for establishing linkage with resources for ongoing assistance.||Luzerne||Help Line||Family Service Association of Northeastern PA|
|Turtle Creek Valley Community Services - Service Coordination||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. Staff works closely with consumers to provide case coordination in all like skill areas.||Allegheny||Turtle Creek Valley Community Services||Turtle Creek Valley Community Services|
|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|
|Universal Community Behavioral Health Crisis Intervention Services - Bedford Somerset Crisis||Provides supportive counseling and crisis resolution through a 24-hour crisis hotline. Works with Bedford-Somerset Developmental & Behavioral Health Services (Bedford-Somerset DBHS) as well as local mental health professionals and hospitals to ensure each individual receives the treatment he or she needs. Crisis Counselors facilitate the mobile crisis response to individuals in the community and local hospitals.||Somerset||Universal Community Behavioral Health Crisis Intervention||Meadows Universal Community Behavioral Health|
|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|
|Washington County BHDS - Emergency and Crisis Services||Emergency and Crisis Services coordinate available services for persons suffering from acute, life threatening behavioral circumstances and are available 24 hours/day.||Washington||Administrator's Office||Washington County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (BHDS)|
|WellSpan Philhaven Crisis Intervention - York - Edgar Street||PTrained professionals provide support, assessment, and referral for the following:
- Aging problems
- Domestic violence
- Drug and alcohol problems
- Mental health or mental retardation problems
- Parent/child conflicts
- Sexual assault
- Suicidal thoughts or actions
In addition, callers can receive up-to-date information on agencies and support groups which are designed to meet various needs.
Provides in person crisis.||York||WellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Health -York - Edgar Street||WellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Services|