If suicide attempt or actively suicidal, call 911

Chester County


Valley Creek Crisis Center
Crisis Hotline: 610-280-3270  or  610-918-2100  
469 Creamery Way
Exton, PA 19341

Available to Chester County residents 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Delaware County

Delaware County has two Psychiatric Crisis Centers that provide crisis intervention, 24 Hour telephone and walk-in services, as well as Psychiatric Emergency Commitment Procedures. Crozer Chester Medical Center services the communities located in the South & Western part of the County and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital services the North and Eastern parts of Delaware County.

Montgomery County Emergency Services Mental Health Crisis Hotline:   610-279-6100

  • Provides services for clients experiencing psychiatric and/or drug/alcohol emergencies.
  • Crisis workers provide telephone support, referral information, and comprehensive assessment.

Children’s Crisis Support Hotline: 1-888-HELP-414

  • The Children’s Crisis Support Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to children and adolescents in Montgomery County. Its purpose is to help children and families manage crisis successfully through individualized crisis response and planning.


Mobile crisis can come to you in mental health crisis situations. Trained crisis response teams are available 24/7 to help families cope with immediate situations. Support includes telephone counseling, mobile on-site help, referrals to other services, emergency respite and evaluations. Bucks County: 215-785-9765 

Delaware County: 855-889-7827

Chester County: 877-918-2100

Montgomery County: 888-435-7414 

Philadelphia County: 215-685-6440 

Speakup.org  resource guide for immediate help, Pages 1-2


The Trevor Project is a 24/7 national phone, texting, and messaging hotline providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth. Call TRANS lifeline 1 877 565 8860 866-488-7386 for help. www.thetrevorproject.org


Bryn Mawr Hospital: Inpatient psychiatric unit with physicians in house for Emergency consults if necessary. Use video chat as well to assess patient

Chester County Hospital:  There is a psychiatrist on call who  sees patients in ER via video chat when deemed necessary

Paoli Hospital: No psychiatrist on staff

Lankenau Hospital: No psychiatrist on staff

Crisis Center at Crozer-chester Medical Center 

1 Medical Center Boulevard
South Drive
Upland, PA 19013 


Friends Hospital


Friends Hospital – Adolescent Unit
Provides comprehensive inpatient treatment for adolescents ages 13-17 years old who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Individual, group, and family therapies ensure each adolescent receives individualized care to set them on the path of recovery.  Units feature all private bedrooms with access to outside courtyard. 4641 Roosevelt Blvd- 215-831-4600 or 800-889-0548

Philadelphia office of Emergency services:


Treats mental and behavioral health crisis emergencies with psychiatric coverage 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our Crisis Response Center in Philadelphia provides fast, expert intake for individuals in crisis. Similar to a hospital’s emergency room, no one is turned away.

Contact us at 215-951-8300:

Emergency mental health services are available to all people, regardless of health insurance coverage or ability to pay. No appointment is needed. People are seen on a walk-in basis in a safe and secure environment.

Einstein Crisis Response Center at Germantown
3rd Floor – Center Tower
Germantown Community Health Services
One Penn Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19144

For a behavioral health emergency for a child, call the Philadelphia Crisis Response Line at 215-685-6440 or go to The Philadelphia Children’s Crisis Response Center 3300 Henry Avenue, Falls Two Building, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19129. Phone: (215) 878-2600
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Philadelphia Community Behavioral Health . CBH is the city-operated health maintenance organization for persons needing mental health care. Substance abuse treatment (through the Coordinating Office for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Programs-CODAAP) is the same number. Most Medical Assistance patients must call this number first for information and referrals- 215-413-3100, or 1-888-545-2600-crisis hotline 215-686-4420

American Foundation for suicide prevention