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Mental Health Resources for Teens

Mental Health Crisis Hotlines, Chat and Text Services

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741



Depression/Crisis intervention hotline, Veteran peer support line, Spanish speaking suicide hotline, Teen peer support line, Graduate student hotline and Post-partum depression hotline.


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

800-SUICIDE (784-2433)


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255 (800-273-TALK)


Teen Line

310-855-HOPE or 800-TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) from 6:00pm to 10:00pm PST.

Text “TEEN” to 839863 between 6:00pm to 9:00pm


Trevor Project
Text “Trevor” to 202-304-1200

Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24 years of age.



Organizations – Depression/Anxiety

Anxiety and Depression Association of America


Mental Health America

*See Pennsylvania State Affiliates Below


NAMI The National Alliance of Mental Illness

*See Pennsylvania State Affiliates Below


National Institute of Mental Health


The JED Foundation SET TO GO – Transition from High School to College

For Families


Teen Mental Health.Org



Treatment Referral

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1‑877‑SAMHSA7 (1‑877‑726‑4727)

Get general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm EST.


Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Information and Find a Therapist

Pennsylvania Department of Mental Health Services:

Child and Adolescent Social Service Program (CASSP)


Mental Health America – Pennsylvania

MHA of Southwestern PA

409 Coulter Avenue, Suite 4

Greensburg, PA 15601



MHA Westmoreland Crisis Hotline

Greensburg 724-552–0305
Toll Free 800-836–6010


MHA Berks County



MHA Franklin & Fulton Counties



MHA Lancaster Crisis Intervention


Teenline 717-394-2000


MHA York and Adams Counties

York 717-843-6973

Adams: 717-339-0511

Local Resources


NAMI The National Alliance of Mental Illness – Keystone

Help Line 1-888-264-7972

M-F, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Behavioral Health Support by County


re:Solve Crisis Services

888-7-YOU-CAN (796-8226)




LEAD Pittsburgh


Southwood Psychiatric Hospital

2575 Boyce Pl. Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15241



UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Services for Teens at Risk (STAR) Center

100 North Bellefield Avenue
6th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-246-5619 (between 8:30am-5:00pm)


Bring Change2Mind




Help a friend in Need




Press Pause




SADD – Students Against Destructive Decisions:

Teenage Depression and Anxiety


Seize the Awkward






Additional Resources 

12 Apps That Every Parent of a Teen Should Know About


Parent’s Guide to Teen Depression: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms and Helping Your Child


Social Media and Teen Depression: The Two Go Hand-In-Hand


Teen Depression – Girls


Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?