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

Crisis Intervention Hotline

County Lifeline: 1-800-596-4447 or 717-232-7511

Contact Information

Lynn Pascoa
Children’s Mental Health Program Specialist

100 Chestnut St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-780-7052

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Christine Drexler

President / Founder

We Matter Mental Health / Suicide Prevention Coalition

Email:  wemattercoalition@gmail.com

Task Force Website

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County Suicide Prevention Resources

Training for school personnel
Parent education
Student education

Substance abuse prevention
Some school districts have also implemented the Signs of Suicide Program and/or Yellow Ribbon.

County Screening for Suicide Prevention

Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons)

Dauphin County MH/MR contracts with Keystone Children and Family Services to provide SAP services to all secondary school buildings in the 10 school districts in the county.

County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric unit: Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Contact

Name of Chapter: AFSP South Central PA

Contact Name: Brandon Marsico

 

Contact Number: 1-717-579-8761

Contact Email: southcentralPA@AFSP.org

Support Group Information

Polyclinic Hospital

2501 N. 3rd St

Harrisburg, PA 17110

1-717-728-6791

kjmcentee@gmail.com

Contact Person : Kelly McEntee

Leader Type : PEER

Meetings/Month : 1st Wednesday of each month 7-9:00pm

Charge : NO

Newsletter : NO

Additional Information : Meets in the Simpson Board Room

Support Group Information

Unitarian Universalist Church of Harrisburg

1280 Clover Lane

Harrisburg, PA 17113

1-717-728-6791

kjmcentee@gmail.com

Contact Person : Kelly McEntee

Leader Type : PEER

Meetings/Month : 3rd Thursday of each month 7-9:00pm

Charge : NO

Newsletter : NO