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

Crisis Intervention Hotline
County Lifeline: 1-888-596-4447 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