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: ojrmhac21@gmail.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.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 or Text MHFA to 741741 

Crisis Text Line

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



Phone Hours:

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)

Text Hours:

Monday through Thursday 3:00pm to 6:00pm EST 

Chat with NEDA - Please click Chat link for assistance!

Chat Hours:

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. 

A Haven (Grief Support)

Office Hours:  Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-5:00pm