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The following agencies and child serving systems support the Chester County Suicide Prevention Task Force:
American Day Treatment Center
For individuals with psychiatric and emotional disorders who do not require 24-hour inpatient care, American Day Treatment Center is a cost-effective option. Although it is a day program, American Day provides the structure and intensity that is typical of an inpatient program. The Center’s treatment team is led by a board-certified psychiatrist and provides a multi-faceted therapeutic experience on a daily basis.
Crime Victims Center of Chester County
The Crime Victims Center of Chester County, Inc. provides free and confidential services to victims and their family members and significant others who reside in or were victimized in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
Devereux is a non-profit organization providing services around the nation for persons with emotional, developmental & educational disabilities.
Brooke Glenn Behavioral Hospital
Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital is an acute psychiatric hospital where patients can address a mental health crisis and/or a behavioral disorder than may be standing in the way of a peaceful and productive life. Brooke Glen provides inpatient treatment to children, adolescent, and adults through a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment.
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
The Mission of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County, Inc. is to provide intervention, programs, outreach and advocacy to prevent, reduce and remedy domestic violence in Chester County.
Chester County Department of Children, Youth and Families
Chester County Department of Children, Youth and Families was established by the Board of County Commissioners as the child welfare agency which provides comprehensive services to abused, neglected and dependent children and youth to age 18, and their families. Services are provided without regard to: race, color, religious creed, ancestry, handicap, age or national origin.
Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council
Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council is a community-based organization dedicated to preventing suicide, reducing the stigma associated with suicide, and supporting those people affected by depression or by the loss of a loved one to suicide. We do this through education and support.
Chester County Health Department
It is the Mission of the Chester County Health Department: to foster, protect and preserve the public health and environment of the County of Chester and its residents.
Community Care Behavioral Health
At Community Care, our goal is to improve the health and well-being of the community through delivery of effective and accessible behavioral health services.
Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities administers publicly funded services in the areas of Mental Health, MHIDD, and Early Intervention. Guided by compassion, respect, and a commitment to consumer choice, we are dedicated to providing services and supports which help people lead quality lives.
PA Dept of Ed
The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Education is to lead and serve the educational community to enable each individual to grow into an inspired, productive, fulfilled lifelong learner.
Chester County Juvenile Probation Department
To create balanced and restorative plans for juvenile offenders that involve their families, victims, and community in order to ensure accountability, community protection, and the development of valued skills, while upholding the rights of victims.
PA Dept. of Health
The Department’s mission is to promote healthy lifestyles, prevent injury and disease, and to assure the safe delivery of quality health care for all Commonwealth citizens.
Chester County Youth Center
The Mission of the Chester County Youth Center is to provide secure, safe custody, to promote the health and well being of youths committed to its care, and to create an environment that fosters social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
PA Network for Student Assistance Services
The primary goal of the Student Assistance Program (SAP) is to help students overcome these barriers in order that they may achieve, remain in school, and advance. While Student Assistance Programs exist in other areas of the country, the structure and operation of the program in Pennsylvania is a unique expression of an integrated model serving the needs of Pennsylvania families and their students.
ChesPenn Family Health Center
ChesPenn Health Services will provide family-centered health care to the community that ensures each person’s ability to realize an optimal level of health, regardless of their ability to pay.
The Pennsylvania Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative
In 2001, Pennsylvania developed its own youth suicide prevention plan, based on the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action. One of the goals in the plan is to “promote awareness that youth suicide is a public health problem that is preventable.” This web site is one way we are working to achieve that goal.
Pennsylvania Recovery and Resiliency web site.
Information about Pennsylvania’s adult and older adult suicide prevention effort is available on the site.
Child Guidance Resource Center
Provide high quality, community-based therapeutic, supportive, and preventive behavioral healthcare services for children, adolescents and families with mental health, developmental disability, and residential needs.
SPAN – Suicide Prevention Action Network
SPAN USA is dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness, community engagement, and federal, state and local grassroots advocacy. By empowering those who have been touched by suicide, SPAN USA seeks to advance the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
The COAD Group
The mission of The COAD Group is to promote healthy and safe communities by offering effective programs and services to address the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, focus on mental health concerns and provide educational opportunities designed to support responsible choices and behaviors.
S.O.S.—Survivors Of Suicide
The purpose of the Survivors Of Suicide web site is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way
Delaware Valley SOS-Survivors of Suicide http://phillysos.tripod.com
Brandywine Hospital- Brandywine Hospital’s Behavioral Health Pavilion is a 64 bed inpatient behavioral health facility. The facility houses three inpatient programs: Older Adult Behavioral Health (>65), General Adult (18-64) and an Eating Disorders Unit (13+). At Brandywine Behavioral Health we offer behavioral health services designed to treat emotional and psychiatric conditions. Our goal is to provide a supportive environment to enable individuals to learn how to cope with the problems and pressures they face. We want to guide people onto a path where they are living healthier lives.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chester County
National Alliance on Mental Illness. Wherever you are reach out to your National Alliance on Mental Illness( NAMI) – at the local, state or national level.” For more details go to: chester.nami.org
Main Line Health
Valley Creek Crisis Intervention