Below is a listing of a few mental health agencies we can recommend based upon our experiences with them...
PA Support and Referral Helpline
The Department of Human Services (DHS) launched a statewide Support & Referral Helpline staffed by skilled and compassionate caseworkers who will be available 24/7 to counsel Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 emergency and refer them to community-based resources that can further help to meet individual needs. The toll-free, round-the-clock support line can be contacted by dialing 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600.
ChildLine provides information, counseling, and referral services for families and children to ensure the safety and well-being of the children of Pennsylvania. The toll-free intake line, 1-800-932-0313, is available 24 hours/7 days a week to receive reports of suspected child abuse.
211 provides callers with information about and referrals to social services for every day needs and in times of crisis. For example, Dialing 2-1-1 can offer access to the following types of services: basic human needs such as food, clothing, and housing, mental health, disaster recovery, employment, persons with disabilities, children and youth family supports, and volunteer opportunities.
Pathway To Recovery (formerly Serento Gardens) has a long history of helping people in Greater Hazleton overcome their addictions. The Prevention Department provides educational services to schools and the community to increase awareness of various issues including drug and alcohol awareness. Pathways also provides a program for individual students called Positive Choices. This can be very helpful.
TeenCentral is a website powered by KidsPeace as a free and safe prevention and intervention resource specifically for youth. On TeenCentral, you can find information on a variety of topics. You can also submit a story or post about any crisis, problem or situation you’re struggling with and receive a therapeutic support response within 24 hours, safely, anonymously, and free of charge.
OMNI Health Services Counselors provide guidance and advice to individuals and groups to promote mental health and emotional well-being. Types of issues our clients deal with include substance abuse, marital problems, aging, stress management, and poor self-esteem.
Call 1.Saf2Say to anonymously report warning signs and signals, especially from social media, from someone who might be a threat to harm themselves or others.
Northeast Counseling is dedicated to promoting recovery, resilience and wellness for individuals, families and the community by providing comprehensive and effective behavioral health services through a caring, responsive partnership. Northeast Counseling is contracted with the HASD to provide Child and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH) services. They are very helpful.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Dial 800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the chat page with anyone wishing to connect to the Lifeline.
By helping provide a positive way forward, A Better Today looks to help those in need with drug and alcohol addiction. A Better Today is an outpatient facility that has served the community for over 30 years with a high success rate. They offer comprehensive care to all clients and accept most major insurances. A Better Today is proud to welcome families as well. If you have a loved one that struggles with addiction, A Better Today provides support counseling.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide.
The Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program (SRM) provides free consultation, support, and resources that promote therapeutic best practices for providers working with Veterans at risk of suicide. Dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for support.
The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. The Pathways Program provides a safe place for families living with an advanced serious illness.