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:
610.891.5275
Family Support Line’s core mission is to advance the prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. 

Safe2Say Something:
1.844.723.2729
Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General.

Support and Referral Helpline:
1.855.284.2494
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.

Child Mind Institute:
212.308.3118

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:
1.800.969.6642

Mental Health and COVID-19 Information and Resources 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Helpline:
1.800.662.4357

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):
1.855.852.8336 
(3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. daily)
Teens helping teens. No judging, no pressure. Confidential.

Teen Text Line (Chester County):
484.362.9515
(3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. daily)
Teens helping teens. No judging, no pressure. Confidential.

Valley Creek Crisis Center Hotline:  
610.280.3270
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):
1.866.846.2722
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

ACES Coalition of Chester County:
610.344.6225

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:
610.431.1430

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

Kennett Area Community Service (KACS):
610.925.3556
Life sustaining, nonprofit organization that provides essential services; food, shelter and a path forward. 

LCH Health and Community Services:
(formerly La Comunidad Hispana)
610.708.1016
Specialized and primary medical care provider. 


 

Mental Health Supports

Early Alert 

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Students in grades 7-12 can receive weekly wellness check-ins via text message through Early Alert. Early Alert provides individual support for greater wellness by monitoring student responses for safety concerns.