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 MondayFriday 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

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