For a behavioral health emergency for a child, call the Philadelphia Crisis Response Line at 215-685-6440 or go to nearest children’s serving emergency room.
For children 13 years and younger who are in crisis, you can also go to CHOP at 3401 Civic Center Blvd 215-590-2160. 24/7
For children 14-18 years old who are in crisis, they can go to Belmont Behavioral Health at 4200 Monument Road 215-877-2000. 24/7
A mental health delegate may dispatch a Mobile Emergency Team or direct the individual to the nearest CrisisResponseCenter. – 215-685-6440, or if Suicide ideation, attempt- 215-686-4420.
24-hour hotline- 215-686-4420
Crisis Text Line serves young people in any type of crisis, providing them access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information they need via the medium they already use and trust: text. Just text “START” to 741-741
Info also at crisistextline.org
24 hour a day national hotline. Call 1-800-273-8255 or go to website below
To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery. Go to twloha.com for help.
The Warmline is operated by trained Certified Peer Specialists for Philadelphia Residents who are experiencing anxiety, depression, loss, stress, loneliness, relationship difficulties, and other life challenges. Call 267-507-3945 or 855–507-WARM (9276) for help.
CBH is the city-operated health maintenance organization for persons needing mental health care. Substance abuse treatment (through the Coordinating Office for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Programs-CODAAP) is the same number. Most Medical Assistance patients must call this number first for information and referrals- 215-413-3100, or 1-888-545-2600-crisis hotline 215-686-4420
Friends Hospital – Adolescent Unit
Provides comprehensive inpatient treatment for adolescents ages 13-17 years old who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Individual, group, and family therapies ensure each adolescent receives individualized care to set them on the path of recovery. Units feature all private bedrooms with access to outside courtyard. 4641 Roosevelt Blvd- 215-831-4600 or 800-889-0548