Montgomery County Children’s Crisis Support
Phone - 1.888.435.7414
The Montgomery County Children’s Crisis Support offers telephone and mobile crisis support to children, adolescents and their family members, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A trained crisis support professional will help stabilize the immediate crisis through phone and/or face-to-face contact - and continue to provide support until additional resources can be contacted. All services are provided at no charge.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide prevention initiatives - each designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. They are investing in groundbreaking research, new educational campaigns, innovative demonstration projects and critical policy work. And they are expanding their assistance to people, whose lives have been affected by suicide, reaching out to offer support and offering opportunities to become involved in prevention.
Services for Teens At Risk (STAR Center)
Services for Teens At Risk (STAR-Center) is a comprehensive research, treatment, and training center. Funded by the State of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly in 1986 to address adolescent suicide and depression, the program provides inpidual assessment and treatment to teens that are experiencing depression and suicidality. They also provide community education services about depression and suicidality to schools, social service agencies, churches and other organizations that request them.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.