Crisis Intervention


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    If you need immediate help:

    • Tell a trusted adult (one at home and one at school)
    • Call 988 or 911 if it is an emergency 

    Other resources that can be used in an emergency:

    • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline - 988
      The lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support to people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

    • resolve Crisis Network - 1-888-796-8226
      resolve is a 24-hour, 365-day crisis service that’s free to all Allegheny County residents. Its services are sponsored by both Allegheny County and UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital.

    • Crisis Text Line - Text HOME to 741-741
      A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds from a secure online platform.

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255
      The lifeline provides 24/7, free, and confidential support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

    • PA Childline - 1-800-932-0313
      Trained specialists are available 24/7 to receive referrals of suspected child abuse and general child well-being concerns. 

    • Safe2Say Something - 1-844-723-2729
      Anonymous reporting system that makes it easy and confidential to report safety concerns to help prevent violence and tragedies.