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Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline

(215) 686-4420

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(215) 686-4420

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis (.pdf download)

This guide outlines what can contribute to a crisis, warning signs that a crisis is emerging, strategies to help de-escalate a crisis and resources that may be available for those affected. Download Navigating a Mental Health Crisis.

The Mental Health Delegate:

(215) 685-6440

Involuntary Mental HealthCommitments
Mobile Emergency Team
Crisis Response Centers
Information, Consultation and Technical Advice

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7 support for those in any type of crisis.  If you text, “HOME” to 741741 from anywhere in the United States you will be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor.
Does becoming a Volunteer Crisis Counselor interest you?
The Crisis Text Line will train you after you use their four step application process
What is the time commitment of a volunteer
4 hours a week for at least a year’s time

Philadelphia Warm-line:

* 1-855-507-9276 or 1-855-507-3945 *

*Available Monday through Friday, 4PM to 7PM
Feeling lonely or isolated? Now you can talk with trained Certified Peer Specialists, caring and friendly peers who are sincere and non-judgmental. Sometimes it helps to talk to a person who understands first-hand what you are going through.  The Warm-line is a service of Mental Health Partnerships (MHP).*

*MHP also provides any technical support a user may need when completing Computerized Behavioral Therapy Programs, available after completing an online behavioral health screening.  If you are in need of support, call 267-507-2990.

Adults Crisis Response Centers

Einstein Medical Center
1 Penn Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19144
(Germantown Community Center)

Friends Hospital Crisis Response Center
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19124

Mercy Hospital
501 S. 54th St. Philadelphia, PA 19143

Pennsylvania Hospital
8th and Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
(Hall Mercer CMH/MRC)

Temple/Episcopal Hospital
100 E. Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Children's Crisis Services

For assistance with a behavioral health emergency involving a child, contact the Philadelphia Crisis Response Line (formerly known as Acute Services/Mental Health Delegates/Mobile Crisis) at 215-685-6440 or the child can be taken to the nearest child-serving emergency room.

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