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Crisis and Counseling Resources for Families

April 20, 2020


Crisis and Counseling Resources for Families

During this time of quarantine, families and students may experience added stress. Additionally, many people are unable to interact with therapy providers. Here is a list of resources for use if your child is in crisis. Examples of crisis include threats, or acts of self-harm, suicidal thoughts, or attempt, threats/actions that harm others, or concerning changes in behavior. Our counselor Mrs. Duncan can provide assist and more information. Her office hours are 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, and her email is Yvonne_Duncan@elwyn.org

St. Gabriel School Counseling Request Form
Please complete the Google Form found here for additional support. Examples of support include: emotional support, maintaining a schedule, crisis advice, family support, etc…

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) – Emergency Department
3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, 19104 (215) 590-2160 ext. 2
Take your child there if he/she is in need of a mental health risk assessment and
to help coordinate services (inpatient, partial, outpatient, etc.) Call in advance to
let them know that you are on the way.

People Acting To Help (PATH) Urgent Care Center (215) 728-4651
8220 Castor Avenue, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19152
This site offers the same services as CHOP. Open 10-4.

Philadelphia Mobile Crisis Unit (215) 685-6440
If you are unable to take your child to CHOP or PATH, the Crisis Unit will come to
the home to assist in taking your child to a crisis center, and can also assist with
involuntary commitment, if necessary.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255

National Parent Hotline 1-855-927-2736
Can assist parents during times of crisis.

PA Mental Health Crisis Text Line 741-741

Community Behavioral Health 1-888-545-2600
Coordinates services for Medicaid clients.
For hearing the impaired call: 1888- 436-7482.

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