A Message from Our CEO - May 2024

Urgent Mental Health Resources

If you are a current client or parent in need of non-emergency assistance, please contact the staff member or program with whom you usually work. General phone numbers for our programs and locations are listed here. For new visitors to this site, if you or a family member is in crisis, below are a few resources to provide you with more immediate help:

  • 911 for mental health emergencies
  • 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Helpline): 1-866-399-6264,  9:00am – 9:00pm; text NAMI to 741741 (24/7)
  • Philadelphia 
    Healthy Minds Philly is an initiative of DBHIDS and offers a variety of tools and resources to support and improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians.
    Children’s Crisis Response Center: 215-878-2600
    Mobile Crisis Unit: 215-685-6440
  • Montgomery County:
    Mobile Crisis: 1-855-634-4673 or call 988
    Teen Talk Line – Monday-Friday 3 pm to 9 pm – text 215-703-8411 or call 866-825-5856
    Peer Support Talk Line – 1 pm – 9 pm 0 call 855-715-7255 or text 267-255-7785
  • Chester County:
    Chester County Warm Line: 1-866-846-2722
    Valley Creek Crisis Center: 610-280-3270
  • Delaware County:
    Crisis Connection Team:  1-855-889-7827
    Peer Support Warm Line:  1-855-464-9342
  • Bucks County
    Lenape Valley Mobile Crisis Intervention Services: 1-877-435-7709
    Lenape Valley Crisis Centers:  Central Bucks area: 215-345-2273
    Lenape Valley Crisis Centers:  Lower Bucks area:  215-785-9765
    Penn Foundation Crisis Center (Upper Bucks area):  215-257-6551
  • Pennsylvania State-Wide Resources:
    PA Get Help Now (24/7 Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services): 1-800-622-4357
  • Hotlines:
    Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    Runaway Hotline:  1-800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)
    Self-Injury Hotline:  1-800-DON’TCUT (800-266-8288)
    Drug Use Hotline:  1-800-662-HELP (4357)
    AlAnon/AlAteen: 1-888-425-2666
    Sexual Assault Hotline:  1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
    Eating Disorder Hotline:  1-800-931-2237
    LGBTQ Issues: 1- 888-THE-GLNH (888-843-4564)
    Crisis Text Line or https://www.crisistextline.org or text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor