Important Hotlines

This table includes national hotlines as well as local county crisis lines.
ResourcePhone NumberWebsiteComments
National Capital Poison Center800.222.1222www.poison.org24hr hotline for any poison emergency.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline800.273.TALK (8255)www.suicidepreventionlifeline.orgSponsored by SAMHSA.  Offers immediate assistance to individuals in crisis.  More than 100 local crisis centers throughout the US participate.
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program800.273.TALK (8255)www.yellowribbon.orgFor the individual and family or friend of the person.  Calls are connected to a certified crisis center nearest the callers location.
Chester County Crisis Hotline877.918.2100www.chesco.org/1640/MH-EmergenciesThe county hotlines provide access to staff who are specifically trained in dealing with mental health crises and may provide better help and reduced risk that a mental health crisis will result in an arrest.  Someone is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week to assess the situation, arrange for an in-person evaluation, and/or make referrals as needed.
Delaware County Crisis Hotline855.889.7827www.delcosuicideprevention.org/Offers a warm line and mobile crisis service available 24hrs a day.
Montgomery County Crisis Hotline610.279.6100montgomery.pa.networkofcare.org
/mh/emergency-services.aspx
Telephone support for people experiencing psychiatric and/or drug and alcohol emergencies.
Philadelphia Crisis Hotline215.686.4420http://philadelphia.pa.networkofcare.
org/mh/emergency-services.aspx
Suicide and crisis intervention line available 24 hours a day.
Crisis Text line741-741http://www.crisistextline.org/24/7 help available.

 

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