Suicide Prevention

Crisis Information

Local Resource 24/7: TrueNorth Wellness Crisis Intervention (Walk-In Center @ 33 Frederick Street Hanover, PA 17331 - Open Monday-Friday 8 am to 8 pm excluding holidays, Mobile Crisis Services 24/7, UPMC Hanover Hospital & UPMC Memorial Hospital): Phone # 717-637-7633

Wellspan Crisis Intervention (Walk-In Center @ 1101 South Edgar Street Suite C York, PA 17403 - Open Monday - Thursday 8 am-8 pm, Friday 8 am - 6 pm & York Hospital): 717-851-5320 or 1-800-673-2496

Crisis Text Line: Text PA to 741-741

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Childline - Child Abuse Hotline - 1-800-932-0313

Safe2Say Hotline 1-844-SAF2SAY

The Department of Human Services (DHS) announced the launch of a statewide Support & Referral Helpline staffed by skilled and compassionate staff who will be available 24/7 to assist 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 is officially operational. The number to call is 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600.

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.

National Hotline - 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line - if you prefer to text - text HOME to the # 741-741 to communicate with a trained crisis intervention specialist.

Additional Suicide Prevention Resources

Parent resources: 

Ten things parents can do to prevent suicide

Teen Suicide and Depression: How to Help

Talking to your kid about suicide

Talking to kids about losing someone close to them to suicide

York County Suicide Prevention Coalition
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
PA Department of Education 

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