In Crisis? Call    1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Berks County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

Service Access and Management:

1-610-236-0530

or text:

484-816-7865 (RUOK)

Contact Information

Sheila Bressler
CASSP Coordinator
633 Court St., 8th floor

Reading, PA 19601
Phone: 1-610-478-3271, x6584

County Suicide Prevention Taskforce

Mary C. Hennigh, RN-BC, BS

Deputy Administrator for Adults

Berks County Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities (MH/DD) Program

633 Court Street,  8th Floor

Reading, PA 19601

1-610-478-3271  ext.6589 (Office)

1-610-478-4980 (Fax)

mhennigh@countyofberks.com

Our Mission:

Community leaders collaborating to reduce suicide in Berks County through advocacy, education, and the reduction of stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide.

Task Force Website
County Suicide Prevention

Training for school and law enforcement personnel
Substance Abuse prevention

County Screening for Suicide Prevention

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County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric units:

Reading Hospital and Medical Center, 20 S 5th Ave, West Reading, PA 19611

Haven Hospital, 145 N 6th St, Reading, PA 19601

All school districts have a licensed outpatient site at their school buildings.

Berks County residents have access to call 211 for all Human Services needs.

 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Contact

Name of Chapter: Greater Lehigh Valley

Contact Name: Jim Presto

Contact Number: 610-737-0950

Contact Email: presto@rumsey.com

Support Group Information

Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance

1234 Penn Avenue

Wyomissing, PA 19610

1-610-775-3000

gary.hawkins@grmha.org

http://www.grmah.org

Contact Person : Gary Hawkins

Leader Type : PROF

Meetings/Month : 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month 7-9:00pm

Charge : NO

Newsletter : NO

Support Group Information

Mental Health Association of Reading and Berks County

122 W. Lancaster Ave

Reading, PA 19607-1874

1-610-775-3000

Contact Person : Jim Harnish

Leader Type : P/P

Meetings/Month : 2nd Wednesday of each month @ 7pm

Charge : NO

Newsletter : NO