RESOURCES FOR THOSE WHO NEED HELP

  

Crisis Text Line
You can TEXT for help. Text the word CONNECT to 741741 for 24 hours a day/7 days a week, anonymous, free crisis counseling. Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via text. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. www.crisistextline.org


Suicide Prevention Lifeline www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of 150+ crisis centers. 

If you are in crisis, please:

  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
  • Contact the Crisis Text Lineby texting the word TALK to 741-741
    For those who are hearing impaired: TTY: 1-800-799-4889
  • Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
  • VETERANS CRISIS LINE 1-800-273-8225, press 1

     
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
    1-800-662-HELP (4357) OR TTY: 1-800-487-4889
    The helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.


Montgomery County PA Suicide Prevention Task Force

https://www.montcopa.org/1439/Suicide-Prevention-Task-Force

In the Event of a Suicide Emergency in Montgomery County PA, Call 9-1-1 or Montgomery County has:

  • • Mobile Crisis Support, available 24 hours a day/7 days a week at 1-855-634-4673. An unidentified vehicle will come to you in Montgomery County. 
  • • Children’s Crisis Support Program, available 24 hours a day/7 days a week at 1-888-435-7414 
  • • Peer Support Talk Line, available Monday – Sunday, 3:00pm to 8:00pm at 1-855-715-8255 
  • • Teen Talk Line, Call: 1-866-825-5856, Text: 215-703-8411, Email: teentalkline@accessservices.org


BULLYING

PENNSYLVANIA BULLYING PREVENTION CONSULTATION LINE: 1-866-716-0424

Messages can be left 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will be returned Monday-Friday during normal business hours. The Bullying Prevention Consultation Line is a toll-free number that will allow individuals experiencing chronic and unresolved bullying to discuss effective strategies and available resources to deal with school-based bullying; and is available, to students, parents/guardians and school districts across the state of Pennsylvania.


CYBERBULLYING

An overview for students, parents and teachers from Maryville University

https://online.maryville.edu/blog/what-is-cyberbullying-an-overview-for-students-parents-and-teachers/ 


CHILD ABUSE REPORTING: report suspected child abuse to CHILDLINE: 1-800-932-0313 24 hours/7 days wk

http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/ is a great site for frequently asked questions and answers. 


SAY SOMETHING Anonymous Reporting System allows you to submit secure & anonymous safety concerns to help identify and intervene upon at-risk individuals BEFORE they hurt themselves or others. You can do this by reporting observed threats, behaviors, actions and harassment. There is an APP, or you can call 1-844-572-9669 or you can use the website www.SaySomething.net to anonymously report a child in need of help or who is bullying another or more. 


POSITIVE PARENTING CONNECTION

Find a myriad of articles relating to child behavior, parenting techniques, alternatives to punishment, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, family communication, and more.​ http://www.positiveparentingconnection.net


FAMILY SERVICE ASSOCIATION HELPLINES


(215) 547-1889 Lower Bucks County
(215) 340-1998 Central Bucks County
(215) 536-0911 Upper Bucks County
(610) 649-5250 Montgomery County
(610) 649-1368 Montgomery County
 

NATIONAL SERVICES HOTLINES:
(English & Spanish)
SUICIDE: 800-273-8255
ALCOHOL: 866-569-7077
DRUGS: 800-662-4357
HIV/AIDS: 800-232-4636


MONTGOMERY COUNTY PA MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPLEMENTAL DISABILITIES EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS
Call 610-278-3642 or visit https://www.montcopa.org/150/Mental-HealthDev-DisabilitiesEarly-Inter
 

CENTER FOR HOPE AND HEALTH for Eating Disorders
Support and Treatment for People with Eating Disorders in Ardmore PA. We offer a FREE 30-minute consultation service. To schedule this service or make an appointment for a comprehensive mental-health assessment, please call CHH at 866-739-3083 http://centerforhopeandhealth.com


CHILD GUIDANCE RESOURCE CENTER in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Child Guidance Resource Centers is a private, non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization. We are dedicated to providing quality care and educational services that assess, treat, and empower children, adolescents, and families with behavioral challenges, developmental disabilities, or residential needs in the Delaware Valley. With 63 years of service, Child Guidance is committed to creating and sustaining healthy, secure communities through highly qualified clinical services. Our work advocates for, and maintains the health and well-being of the clients we serve. Vital to this commitment is an outstanding clinical and support staff that provides services of unparalleled value. Learn more http://www.CGRC.org or call 484-454-8700


EASTER SEALS

Helping children with physical disabilities succeed. Learn more and view Parents Resources at
http://www.easterseals.org/


EMPOWERING U CENTER

Find a Therapist specializing in Family, Marriage or Individual Therapy, EMDR therapy for PTSD and more, as well as holistic approaches to Stress Management, such as Biofeedback and motivational coaching at www.EmpoweringUCenter.com


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