Welcome to the OJRSD Mental Health Advocacy Committee (MHAC) Page!
This committee was created by parents who saw the need for education, support and resources about mental health in our community. If you have suggestions, ideas, resources to share, please do! Email us at: email@example.com.
Below is a collection of resources for families looking for help and support as they learn to live with various challenges to mental health. Take care of each other.
CRISIS - NEED HELP NOW!
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255 or Text MHFA to 741741
Text “PA” to 741741
Nationwide, 3-digit number that will connect the caller to crisis counselors: 988
LGBTQ Crisis Line: 866-488-7386
The Trevor Project - TrevorLifeline
A 24/7 hotline to support young people who identify as LGBTQIA who are in crisis or feeling suicidal.
Mobile Crisis - Help that comes to you
Chester County 877-918-2100
Delaware County 855-889-7827
Montgomery County 888-435-7414
NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) Crisis Help - Call, text or chat
Monday through Thursday - 11:00am to 9:00pm EST
Friday - 11:00am to 5:00pm EST
(Translation services are available on the phone)
Text NEDA (Pilot program)
Monday through Thursday 3:00pm to 6:00pm EST
Chat with NEDA - Please click Chat link for assistance!
Monday through Thursday - 9:00am to 9:00pm EST
Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm EST
Chester County Crisis Services at Valley Creek Crisis Center
Trained professionals are available to assist with problems like mental illness, loss, school-based emergencies, substance abuse, family conflicts, and abuse.
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-5:00pm