Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Contacts in AGSD

State Resources

Commonwealth of PA Mental Health Resources:
Find help and treatment, prevent suicide, COVID-19 and mental health, and more. 

Family Support Line:
Family Support Line’s core mission is to advance the prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. 

Safe2Say Something:
Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General.

Struggling with Addiction
A variety of mental health and substance abuse resources available for people at any stage in recovery or in need of support.

Support and Referral Helpline:
Skilled and compassionate caseworkers available 24/7 to counsel Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to COVID-19. 


National Resources

911 Emergency:
If there is an immediate risk of endangering oneself or others, call 911 and inform the operator that there is a mental health crisis.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline:
988 is a direct connection to compassionate, accessible care and support for anyone experiencing mental health related distress.

Child Mind Institute:

Connect to children’s mental health care resources. 

Crisis Text Line:
Text PA to 741741
Free, 24/7 
A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds from a secure online platform. 

Mental Health America:

Mental Health and COVID-19 Information and Resources 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Helpline:

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. (Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.)

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1.800.273.TALK (8255) 
Provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


Local Resources

Chester County Mental Health Resources
A list of all Chester County mental health resources. 

A Child's Light
Provides mental health support for children and adolescents, ages 2 to 18, who have experienced severe trauma.

New London Counseling Center
Ensures high-quality mental health care access for everyone, regardless of ability to pay. Fifty percent of clients are 25 years old and younger.

Teen Talk Line (Chester County):
(3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. daily)
Teens helping teens. No judging, no pressure. Confidential.

Teen Text Line (Chester County):
(3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. daily)
Teens helping teens. No judging, no pressure. Confidential.

Valley Creek Crisis Center Hotline:  
24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. 

Warm Line (Chester County):
Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 10:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m. 
If you are feeling lonely, depressed or anxious and just want to talk, the Warm Line is operated by Certified Peer Specialists, who are individuals in recovery with a lived experience of mental health challenges. 


General Resources

New Horizons Recovery Centers: 267.435.3134                                             An outpatient recovery facility with an innovative approach to help you enjoy a new outlook on life. Discover new horizons on your journey to a healthy future.

ACES Coalition of Chester County:

A collective impact initiative to bring  awareness, knowledge, prevention, and initiatives throughout the county on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma and toxic-stress.

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County:

Free and confidential counseling services, housing programs, legal assistance, education and outreach.

Kennett Area Community Service (KACS):
Life sustaining, nonprofit organization that provides essential services; food, shelter and a path forward. 

LCH Health and Community Services:
(formerly La Comunidad Hispana)
Specialized and primary medical care provider.