Mental Health/Substance Abuse Resources

Resource guide from the Institute for Safe Families:

Montgomery County Children's Crisis Support 1-888-435-7414
This is a crisis service operating 24 hours each day, 7 days a week. If a child residing in Montgomery County is experiencing a crisis, there is always someone to talk to for support, and also a mobile crisis team available to assist in the home.

Berks County Crisis Support 610-236-0530
This is the crisis number at Service Access & Management (Reading). This service can be called for children residing in Berks County. There is a hotline for phone support, as well as a mobile crisis team available to come out to the home.
Alcohol, Drug Abuse Helpline 1-800-234-0420
Brain Injury Support Groups -- Click here for more info
Offers discussion of effective strategies and resources available to deal with school-based bullying. Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be returned Monday-Friday during normal business hours.
Center for Loss and Bereavement -- 610-222-4110
Located in Skippack, PA
It Gets Better
For LGBT youth to find help and guidance when dealing with specific issues like bullying and contemplating suicide.
Pennsylvania Substance Abuse Information Center 1-800-582-7746
Rivertown Pride Center in Pottstown
The Center’s mission is to provide services, advocacy, and support to the LGBTQ+ community. The Center provides support groups, free mental health counseling, life skills programming, monthly community meals, health initiatives, and food pantry services.  Those in need of support or information can contact the Center at (484) 513-3170 or visit
Suicide Hotline 610-279-6100
Teen Talkline Montgomery County 1-866-825-5856 text line: 215-703-8411
Talkline Berks County 1-800-472-8255
Substance Abuse Resources
From the PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs