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Community and Mental Health Resources

A list of community and mental health resources which be helpful to you:

Corona Virus support: Talking to kids about the Coronavirus: www.childmind.org How to talk to your child about the Coronavirus: www.kidshealth.org Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019: www.cdc.gov

Lebanon County Children and Youth: 717-228-4430: Please call if you know of a student or a child that you feel is at risk of harm or neglect. You can also call Childline 1-800-932-0313

DVI: Lebanon County Domestic Violence Intervention: Crisis/Hotline: 717-273-7190 Provides crisis and ongoing support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including housing.

Pennsylvania 211: If you need to connect with resources in your community, but don’t know where to look, Pennsylvania 211 is a great place to start. From help with a utilities bill, to housing assistance, after-school programs for kids, and more, you can dial 211 or text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free. Our specialists will listen to your needs, and give you information on programs in your community that might be able to help.

 

Mental Health Crisis Hotlines:

  • Service Access and Management (SAM)- 717-769-6374 and ask for crisis intake 484-816-7865 (RUOK) Also text to RUOK
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline-1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
  • Crisis Text Line-Text HOME to 741741
  • Teen line-Text Teen to 839863
  • Trevor Project (LGBTQ)-1-866-488-7386, or text START to 678678

 

On-line Counseling Resources *Most have a cost but are reduced due to the coronavirus situation*

  • Talkspace www.talkspace.com
  • Betterhelp www.betterhelp.com
  • Online-therapy www.onlinetherapy.com

 

Other Community Resources:

  • Jonestown Outreach Pantry-717-269-6186: Provides supplemental groceries to those living in the Northern Lebanon School District http://www.joypantry.org/
  • Salvation Army-Can provide financial, clothing and food assistance
  • Offices in Lebanon 717-273-2655 http://salvationarmylebanon.org/

 

Lebanon Community Action Program: Can provide financial resources, case management services and referrals

503 Oak St, Lebanon

717-273-9328

 

Lebanon County Assistance Office: Can apply for food stamps, cash assistance and medical assistance

625 S. 8th St, Lebanon, PA 17042

717-270-3600

 

Local Counseling Agencies with Psychiatrists on staff:

Counseling Agencies:

  • Pennsylvania Counseling Services: 618 Cumberland St, Lebanon: 717-274-2741
  • TW Ponessa: 15 S. 9th St, Lebanon: 717-273-5992
  • Silver Lining Support Services: Jonestown, PA: 717-256-2680
  • Annville Psychological Services: 44 East Main St, Annville, PA: 717-966-1388
  • Empower the Mind: 746 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA: 717-304-2631

 

Acute Partial Day Hospitalization programs: (for children needing more intense services than outpatient)

Philhaven: Mt. Gretna 800-932-0359 Ask for Access Center for Behavioral Health

Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Lebanon County Drug and Alcohol: 220 East Lehman St, Lebanon, PA 717-274-0427

 

*If at any point you feel your child is at risk for suicide, to hurt themselves or someone else, many of the places above can have an extensive waiting list. It is critical to take your child to the emergency room to get immediate help and to also fast track the process of getting help. If you child is unwilling to leave the house you can call Service Access Management Crisis noted above: 717-769-6374. Ask for Crisis intake. They are likely to send a mental health professional to the house to assess your child and give you guidance to get help. If your child becomes violent, please call your local police for assistance.