Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources and Immediate Safety Concerns
If you have an imminent safety concern for yourself or for someone else, please do not hesitate to use one of the resources below:
- Safe to Say:1-844-723-2729; safe2saypa.org; use the Safe2Say mobile app.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1(800)273-8255.The lifeline is available 24/7 for individuals in crisis as well as providing resources.
- Crisis Text Line:Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. This is a free and confidential service for anyone that is needing to talk to someone, particularly through text. This text line is also available 24/7.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline:To access this 24/7 hotline, you can call 1(800)799-7233. If you are unable to speak safely, you can also text LOVEIS to 22522 or log onto org.
- Lancaster County Crisis Intervention:Crisis Intervention is a 24-hour emergency mental health service provided for persons experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidal or homicidal thoughts. Crisis Intervention staff can assist in assessing what a person needs to alleviate the immediate crisis and then link them to the appropriate services. Call (717) 394-2631.
- Warm Line
If you have a non-urgent concern, here are other helpful mental health/community resources:
- Mental Health Resources in Lancaster County: PDF document of local mental health providers. Listed alphabetically, insurances accepted on the right-hand side. Please call to verify insurance information.
- Student Assistance Program (SAP) (HS)
- Student Assistance Program (SAP) (MS)
- Lancaster County United Way Resources: Free call center for resources and referrals in Lancaster County and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - housing, food, mental health, legal support, and much more.
- Open Access: Walk-in, outpatient clinic for behavioral/mental health concerns.
- Compass Mark: This anonymous, confidential support for those with addictions is available by phone at717-299-2831, M-F 9am-5pm or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- CVCCS – Food Bank: Conestoga Valley Christian Community Services Food Bank. Requires a referral, which can be made by reaching out to your school counselor or social worker. Current hours of operation are on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
- Internet Essentials: Offering FREE 2 months of Internet services for new customers. Must meet eligibility requirements.
Coping with COVID-19
- Coping Skills Toolbox
- Daily Life and Coping
- Helping Children Embrace Big Emotions
- Seven Ways to Support Kids and Teens During the Coronavirus Pandemic
- Six Social Distancing Tips for Parents
- Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis
- Talking to Children About COVID-19
- Coping with COVID-19 Concerns