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;; use the Safe2Say mobile app. 
    • Police: 911
    • 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.
    • The TALK Line: This is a 24/7 crisis and counseling phone line for parents and caregivers with children under the age of 18 to seek support, referrals, or connect with someone to who will listen - Call (415)441-5437 (KIDS).
    • 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
    • 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.


    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)
    • 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 at 717-299-2831, M-F 9am-5pm or by email at
    • 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.
    • Pathways Center for Grief & Loss supports the needs of children, teens and families impacted by serious illness and loss through individual and group grief support services.
    • Coping Kids & Teens helps children, teens and families learn about loss, develop coping skills and build self-confidence through fun-filled activities and opportunities for small and large-group sharing in a safe atmosphere. We offer the area’s most comprehensive grief education and support for children and teens. Thanks to the generous support of the community, most services are free of charge.