Philadelphia
Crisis Intervention Hotline
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215-686-4420

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Contact Information
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Dana Careless, LPC
Director of Health Promotion
Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services
1101 Market St, 7th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-685-5575

 

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County Suicide Prevention Task Force
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Lawrence Real, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Department of Behavioral Health
1101 Market St., 7th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-685-5479

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Task Force Web site
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Site coming soon.  Stay tuned!

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County Suicide Prevention Resources
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Training for school, law enforcement and corrections personnel
Student education
Substance abuse prevention
There are more than a dozen agencies in the city that focus on children and youth, including school and community programs. 

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County Screening for Suicide Prevention
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Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program
Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons)

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County Mental Health Resources
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The city has numerous mental health resources, including inpatient psychiatric units, outpatient mental health services, and school-based mental health services. For information, contact Community Behavioral Health at 215-413-3100.

For a free behavioral health screening, please visit: HealthyMindsPhilly.org. 

Free Mental Health First Aid is also available via HealthyMindsPhilly.org

For Support groups: Survivors of Suicide

Additional information about resources in Philadelphia are available: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Philadelphia Chapter, 215-746-7256.

 

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Contact
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Sarah Brooks Hart

Area Director, Philadelphia & Delaware

Phone: 215-907-0088

Email: Sarah.Hart@afsp.org

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