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

Crisis Intervention Hotline

1-866-611-6467

Contact Information

Tom Bender
Somerset County Crisis Intervention Director
245 W. Race St.
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: 1-814-443-4891

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

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Task Force Website

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County Suicide Prevention Resources

Training for school and law enforcement personnel
Gatekeeper training program
Student education

Yellow Ribbon Campaign
Firearms safety program
Substance abuse prevention

County Screening for Suicide Prevention

Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons): Dawn Konitsky, 814-443-4891
Community screening: Tom Bender, 814-611-6467
Screening in physicians’ offices

County Mental Health Resources

*Inpatient psychiatric unit: Somerset Hospital (prefers age 18 and over)
*Outpatient mental health services for youth at risk for suicide: Bedford/Somerset MH/MR (Cornerstone Community Services)
*Faith-based counseling services: Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries

*Private counseling services for youth at risk for suicide: Beal Counseling, Alternative Community Resource Program, Marker Struky Counseling, New Day, Inc., Pile Psychological and Counseling Services (814-443-1881), Somerset Counseling Services, Somerset Hospital Behavioral Health, Seslow Traumatic Stress Treatment Center, Footsteps Psychological Services (Dr. Tammy Haslett), Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Amy Eshleman, Dennis Kashurba, Edward L. Haberman and Adam Sedlock

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Contact

Name of Chapter: Central Pennsylvania Chapter

Contact Name: Samantha Benz, Area Director, Eastern and Central PA

 

Contact Number: 1-814-357-5829

Contact Email: sbenz@afsp.org