The Crisis Hotline is available 24/7 to provide assistance for individuals in crisis or for individuals seeking assistance for another person in crisis. The Hotline is answered by a trained crisis worker who will assist with support and information about further services, if needed. The Hotline service provides assistance in clearly identifying the crisis, support for people in crisis, information and resources on community services and treatment providers.
Any individuals with concerns for self or others may utilize the Hotline as a starting point for crisis support. Direct referrals for Crisis Mobile (face-to-face crisis intervention) are made through the Crisis Hotline. The only requirement is the person in a behavioral health crisis must be located in Westmoreland County.
Those experiencing a crisis, or know someone who is, can call 1-800-836-6010 for help.
The Crisis Mobile Program provides face-to-face intervention during crisis situations. Mobile Crisis services are available to adults, children and adolescents in Westmoreland County who require face-to-face intervention in the community.
The Mobile Team assists those in crisis in a variety of situations, addressing such issues as suicidal and homicidal ideation, concern for friend or family members and behavioral health concerns.
This service is an expansion of the Crisis Hotline and assists persons needing immediate assistance. Those experiencing a crisis, or know someone who is, are encouraged to call the Crisis Hotline at 1-800-836-6010 for immediate assistance. The Crisis Mobile Program serves Westmoreland County.
To learn more about our Crisis Hotline and Crisis Mobile Programs, please view the Comcast commercial below. Video produced by Striped Shirt Media.
WCA’s Mental Health Programs are funded through Westmoreland County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the PA Department of Welfare, and Value Behavioral Health.