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

Crisis Intervention Hotline

County Lifelines: 1-570-348-6100 or 1-570-282-1732

Contact Information

Jeremy Yale
Acting Deputy Administrator
Lackawanna-Susquehanna County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Program
135 Jefferson Ave.
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: 570-346-5741

Bo Hoban
Deputy Director
Advocacy & Community Mental Health Services
Advocacy Alliance
846 Jefferson Ave.
Scranton, PA. 18501
Phone: 570-558-5589
Fax: 570-558-5598
Toll Free 1-877-315-6855

County Suicide Prevention Taskforce

We currently do not have any information in this category. If you are able to update this section, please select “edit page content” on the county page and let us know the pertinent information.

Task Force Website

We currently do not have any information in this category. If you are able to update this section, please select “edit page content” on the county page and let us know the pertinent information.

County Suicide Prevention Resources

Training for school and law enforcement personnel
Parent education
Student education
Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program

Substance abuse prevention
Gatekeeper training program

Additional suicide prevention efforts: Annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk; After a Suicide Attempt Guide for Individuals Leaving an Emergency Room; Guide for Family Members Who Have a Loved One Attempt Suicide; Lifeline cards; suicide prevention information at all local schools and health fairs; school mental health education curriculum framework, Moms for Mental Health, WARM LINE, Media Outreach

County Screening for Suicide Prevention

Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program
Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons)

County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric unit: Community Medical Center, Marian Community Hospital
Outpatient mental health services for youth at risk for suicide: Scranton Counseling Center, Northwest Human Services
School-based mental health services: Northwest Human Services, Lourdesmont

Support groups: The Advocacy Alliance, 1-877-315-6855; NAMI, 570-207-0152
Mental health advocacy
Family peer advocacy

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Contact

Name of Chapter: Greater NEPA

Contact Name: JoAnne McCain

 

Contact Number: (570) 967-8005

Contact Email: greaternepa@afsp.org

Support Group Information

Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative

1327 Wyoming Avenue

Scranton, PA 18509

1-570-575 – 2343

Contact Person : Kathy Wallace

Leader Type : P/P

Meetings/Month : 3rd Monday, 6:00-7:30pm

Charge : NO

Newsletter : NO

Support Group Information

The Advocacy Alliance Mental Health Assoc.

823 Jefferson Ave.

Scranton, PA 18510

1-570-207-0151

Contact Person : Jen Dugan

Leader Type : P/P

Meetings/Month : 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30pm

Charge : NO

Newsletter : NO