Resources to Check out!
Mental Health and the Coronavirus:
Mental Health Emergencies
If you have a mental health emergency, you are NEVER alone.
The PENN STATE CRISIS LINE: 1-877-229-6400 is available to you 24 hours a day seven days a week no matter where you are located. This Crisis Line is staffed by licensed mental health therapists that can help you during a mental health crisis. They also have access to local resources and can help you get connected.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY MOBILE CRISIS: 1-855-634-HOPE (4673) is also available to you 24/7 to help you through any mental health emergency. If you are not located in Montgomery County, they will connect you to the local mobile crisis in your area.
Also, in any mental health emergency, you can always CALL 911 OR GO TO YOUR NEAREST HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM.
Additional Resources, Take a Look!
- JED and NAMI - organizations focused on protecting your mental health and preventing suicide
- Resources for Eating Disorders
- 1in6 is a national organization dedicated to helping men who have had abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives.
- Nationally, RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) provides information and a 24-hour hotline (1-800-656-HOPE).
- Penn State University Victim & Survivor Support & Advocacy
- For guidelines on dealing with difficult events and the road to resilience.
- The Trevor Project is a national 24-hour, toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.
- Addiction Resource Guide to help you find rehabilitation services near you.
- Free Mindfulness Program to help reduce stress
Outpatient Community Resources
- Aldersgate - 215-657-4545 - Offers two free sessions for Penn State students.
- Growth Opportunity Center - 215-947-8654
- Behavioral Health Choices - 484-685-0965 - Location in King of Prussia.
- Central Behavioral Health - 215-828-2220 - Accepts Medicaid and uninsured. Location in Willow Grove.
- The Light Program - 610-644-6464; Walkable from Lion’s Gate! Location in Jenkintown.
- victimservicescenter.org - a non-profit organization located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania that provides free and confidential comprehensive support services to crime victims, their families, and significant others.
The Abington Care Team (ACT) is a service at Penn State Abington that provides members of the campus community an opportunity to share concerns about a student's wellness or safety. All information is confidential.