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Mental Health in PA 

Mental Health in PA offers resources from the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)
for mental health and substance use disorder. Get more information on OMHSAS, find Children/Adolescent Resources and Adult/Older Adults Resources. 

  988: A Direct Link For Suicide Prevention and Crisis Support

Pennsylvanians will soon have a new, easier way to connect to behavioral or mental health crisis services. 
Beginning July 16, 2022, contacting 988 will connect individuals directly to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Learn more about 988 in Pennsylvania 


PA Support & Referral Helpline

1-855-284-2494 (TTY: 724-631-5600)


• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Online chat function

• Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454

• Crisis Text Line: Text PA to 741741 

• Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
Online chat function

• Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990

• The Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQ): 1-866-488-7386
Text "Start" to 678-678 
Online chat funtion

• Trans Helpline: 877-565-8860