For a behavioral health emergency for a child, call the Philadelphia Crisis Response Line at 215-685-6440 or go to The Philadelphia Children’s Crisis Response Center 3300 Henry Avenue, Falls Center 2, Suite 3N, Philadelphia, PA 19129. Phone: (215) 878-2600
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week https://www.philachildrenscrc.com/
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24 hours a day 7 days a week, PLEASE talk to someone if you are in a crisis. Just dial # 988 can call or text
Through CBH. CBH defines open access as a psychiatric evaluation, medication management for new or established members, or an initial appointment with a therapist. Go to https://cbhphilly.org/members/provider-directory/mhop-open-access/ and search for site closest to you (your client) and call.
Kooth – A NO COST, 24/7 Digital Mental Health and Wellbeing Support for Students Grade 6+ in School District of Philadelphia
Kooth is Pennsylvania’s 24/7 online mental health and wellbeing platform sponsored by the PA General Assembly. Kooth is designed to provide students with access to no cost, personalized, digital mental health and wellbeing resources, including self guided, peer to peer, and professional counseling support. Interested to learn more? Click https://us.kooth.com/signup/what-school-do-you-go-to to sign up for Kooth, and https://us.kooth.com/philasd/parent-faqs for parents and caregivers.
Click here for a list of resources to help people connect with the right professional, peer, social, community-based and self-help care. Resources for Crisis, Counseling by Health Insurer, Addiction, and much more. Click here for info https://healthymindsphilly.org/en/resources/
Amazing resource for mental health provider, patients, teens families and more. Self care info and so much more. Click here to explore https://www.therapistaid.com/
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Healthcare providers who care for patients covered by Medicaid can now access immediate behavioral health support through the Telephonic Psychiatric Consultation Service Program (TiPS) regionally and by phone. Go to https://www.chop.edu/services/pennsylvania-telephonic-psychiatric-consultation-service-program-tips to enroll you and your staff in TiPS for free.
Provides high quality mental health services to Philadelphia’s children and their families. Programs include: outpatient mental health services; post-traumatic assistance for children who have experienced a severe emotional trauma; family support; and WRAP around services- 1080 North Delaware Avenue, Suite 600- 215-496-0707, ask for intake. or email email@example.com www.cctckids.org
This Web site is a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health and mental retardation services. It provides information about behavioral health and mental retardation services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features. The Network of Care and Supports helps you find what you need – it helps ensure that there is “No Wrong Door” for those who need mental health services. Sponsored by the Phila. Dept. of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation.
Philadelphia Family Voices supports parents and caregivers who have children, youth or young adults with emotional, social, behavioral and mental health challenges or autism. Our Family Peer Support Specialists offer resources, provide advocacy, and help facilitate access to educational, behavioral health, autism, Juvenile Justice and other children and youth services in Philadelphia. 841 E Hunting Park Ave Call 484- 228-1229 or go to website for info https://philadelphiafamilyvoices.com/
The Joseph J. Peters Institute treats children and adolescents (ages 3-19) who have been sexually abused or are presenting developmentally inappropriate sexual behaviors. – 100 South Broad Street, 17 th Fl.- 215-701-1560
Magellan has been managing behavioral health services for PA HealthChoices members in collaboration with its county customers, providers, and community stakeholders in Bucks, Cambria, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Northampton counties. For more info and resources, visit magellanofpa.com or call Bucks County: (877) 769-9784, Cambria County: (800) 424-0485, Lehigh County: (866) 238-2311, Montgomery County: (877) 769-9782, Northampton County: (866) 238-2312
Mental Health Partnerships offers services throughout the Greater Philadelphia region and beyond, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, and select locations in the state of Delaware. To find what resources are offered in your area, visit www.mentalhealthpartnerships.org, call 800-688-4226, or go to our Main Office at 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 1100.
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. Patients receive confidential assessment and academic support is offered during treatment. 4641 Roosevelt Blvd- 215-831-4600 or 800-889-0548
Is your child at-risk of losing their place in a Pennsylvania Early Childhood Program due to challenging behavior. Click here for info and call Call the Child Care Works Helpline 1-877-4-PA-KIDS
CCTC’s Therapeutic Nursery is a preschool program designed for children ages 2 1/2 through 5 with significant behavioral challenges. 1080 North Delaware Avenue. Suite 600. Call 215-496-0707 for info.
Therapy for the Young Mind is a therapeutic day program for children ages 2.5 years to 5 years old. Our program provides therapeutic services to children who are experiencing significant social, emotional, and/or behavioral challenges which could adversely affect their success in a regular preschool or day care setting. 4900 Wyalusing Avenue , (215) 473-7033 (Dial 0 for live operator). The children are also provided with a hot breakfast and lunch daily. www.cchss.org/child-adolescent-services
For children ages 3-5 with behavioral disorders and emotional and social difficulties. 245 South 8th Street. Call 215-829-5554. http://www.med.upenn.edu/hallmercer/clinical_family.shtml
Intensive Prevention Services is an early intervention program for children and adolescents ages 10-17 years old who demonstrate high risk behaviors or at risk behaviors. This site based program provides after school programming, community service opportunities, mentoring, recreational activities, work preparation programs, social and emotional skills building, and family therapy.Address: 2700 N. 17th Street, Suite 200 Lehigh Pavilion Philadelphia, PA 19132
Phone number: 215-940-0550. https://www.paan1989.org/
Click here if you have been affected by gun violence or are looking for resources for violence prevention and healing www.uptheblock.org/en/
Dozens of activities from birth to 7 years old to help young children cope with traumatic stressors in their lives. Check it out! sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/
Great resource from Healing Hurt People on healing from trauma. We’re encouraging a citywide conversation about trauma healing. One that is honest, offers new ideas and takes the stigma out. 219 N. Broad Street, 8th floor, 215-762-1177 or 267-359-2446. Click here to begin to heal https://www.wecanhealfromtrauma.org/
Uplift Center for Grieving Children provides free peer support groups to children ages 5-18 and their caregivers who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Uplift helps children grieving a death heal and grow through their grief, while strengthening families, communities, and professionals’ understanding of how best to respond to their needs. Peer support groups are located in various locations across the city and within schools and community groups. The main location is 3300 Henry Ave, Suite 102, Phone number 267-437-3123, or Call 1-833-PHL-HOPE (1-833-745-4673). www.upliftphilly.org
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Through the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, offers bereavement counseling and/or referrals to appropriate resources for parents who have experienced a late fetal loss or the death of an infant or child. Call 215-685-7411 for help. http://www.phila.gov/health/medicalexaminer/BereavementSupport.html
Families of Murder Victims (FMV) is a victim advocacy and services program specifically for family members and friends of a homicide victim, regardless of the status of the case. The following services are provided, free of charge, to co-victims of violence:
If you are interested in receiving services through FMV, please call (267) 217-3754
A the AVP Counseling Center, counseling is provided, free of charge, to adult and child co-victims of homicide and victims who have been traumatized by other forms of violence. AVP’s licensed counselors have specialized training and experience in assisting co-victims homicide and victims of crime. 4946 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia PACall 215-567-6776 or firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Peter’s Place aims to provide a safe and supportive environment for grieving children and families and acts as a community resource to foster understanding of the effects of death and grief. Click here for great handouts on death/grieving. 336 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087
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.
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 Trevor Project is a 24/7 national phone, texting, and messaging hotline providing crisis intervention and suicide preventions services for LGBTQ youth. For help, call 866-488-7386, text ‘START’ to 678-678, or message a counsellor on www.thetrevorproject.org. The Trevor Project hosts TrevorSpace, a free international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13–24 available on their website.
Click here www.addicted.org/drug-rehab-pennsylvania.html or call
The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania’s Support Line provides support services to community members, service providers, community organizations, and professionals who need information, support, referrals, and advocacy. 800-221-6333 or HelpLine@councilsepa.org. https://councilsepa.org/programs/recovery-drug-and-alcohol-information-support-line/
We are offering online recovery support groups available throughout the week (schedule on website). All recovery meetings are non-denominational, agnostic to any specific recovery pathway, and are open to anyone. https://unityrecovery.org/digital-recovery-meetings
Philly LIFTS (Linking Infants and Families to Services) is a program that provides direct support to parents and children affected by NAS (infant with opioids in their system). Info here https://www.phila.gov/2021-02-20-city-programs-help-families-affected-by-neonatal-abstinence-syndrome-nas/ or call (215) 776-4406
The Caring Together Program, founded in 1990 helps women, their children and loved ones overcome substance abuse and start a new life without drugs and alcohol. The program utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to treat substance use and mental health disorders along with other issues that may have caused or resulted from substance use. Services available are trauma informed substance use and psychiatric disorder treatment including medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, individual and group sessions focused on substance use education, relapse prevention, anger management, parenting, grief and loss, coping with trauma, life skills training and support for family reunification. Referrals to other services for family member are available.
To participate in the Caring Together Program, women must be 18 years or older. The program is part of the Department of Psychiatry and Drexel Medicine and is located at 4700 Wissahickon Avenue (Wissahickon and Route 1/Roosevelt Boulevard). Please call 215-967-2130 if you or your loved ones are interested. https://drexelmedicine.org/patient-services/the-caring-together-program/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Visit www.samhsa.gov for resources. Find treatment resources near you at www.FindTreatment.gov. Call or text the Suicide & Crisis hotline: 988. Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990. National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
The MOMobile Rapid Engagement program (MRE) provides support to pregnant and parenting people (with a babies 0-3 years old) who are either using substances or in early recovery. Advocates can help clients access any urgent needs (e.g. food, benefits, clothing and baby items), facilitate referrals to physical and behavioral health services, home visiting programs and/or other social service programs. Please call the MRE hotline number (215-972-0700) for additional information or to make a referral. Provider and self-referrals welcome. maternitycarecoalition.org
Becoming a parent is exciting, thrilling, and wonderful. It is also major life-changing event that can come with mental and emotional challenges. The Philly Loves Families team is here to connect you with people and programs that lend mental and emotional support. https://www.phillylovesfamilies.com/mental-emotional-support
A national organization that provides support for women with postpartum depression or mood disorders associated with pregnancy- The PSI HelpLine: Call 1-800-944-4773 (#1 En Español or #2 English) or text “Help” to 800-944-4773 (EN) (text en Español: 971-203-7773)
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Informative info from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) on Postpartum Depression and its treatment .https://www.acog.org/patient-resources/faqs/labor-delivery-and-postpartum-care/postpartum-depression
Promoting lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families. Call 610-358-5256
Autism Navigator online courses offer free interactive video courses, covering topics from early detection of toddlers with autism at 18–24 months to evidence-based intervention strategies and supports for social communication, active engagement, and addressing challenging behavior. Visit autismnavigator.com or call 1-844-427-3457
The CAR at CHOP/UPenn is looking for the causes of autism spectrum disorders and is developing new treatments for children and adults with autism. We study infants who have a brother or sister already diagnosed with autism. We also have research studies for toddlers, school-aged children, and adults. Families who take part in our research studies receive evaluation reports and are paid for their time and travel costs. Call 267-426-7540. email email@example.com