Adams County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

Wellspan Crisis Intervention: 717-851-5320 | 717-632-4900

Contact Information

Joel Richie (York/Adams)
Mental Health Program Specialist

100 W. Market St., 3rd floor
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9618

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Behavioral Health Task Forces address suicide prevention for both youth and adults.

Mary Stevenson

Margaret Swartz, 717-334-9111

Task Force Website

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County Suicide Prevention Resources

Parent education
Substance abuse prevention

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons)

County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric unit: York Hospital
Outpatient mental health services for youth at risk for suicide: Pennsylvania Counseling Services, WellSpan Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania Comprehensive Behavioral Health, T. W. Ponessa Associates, Adams-Hanover Counseling Services/Crisis Intervention and Emergency Services, Catholic Charities, School-based mental health services: Pennsylvania Counseling Services, T. W. Ponessa Associates, Pressley Ridge;Holy Spirit Hospital

Other: Collaborating for Youth, a collaborative of organizations supporting the youth of Adams County, 717-338-0300

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Name of Chapter: AFSP South Central PA
Contact Name: Brandon Marsico

Contact Number: 717-579-8761
Contact Email:

Prevent Suicide PA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Since the 1980/90’s, Pennsylvania has made strong efforts to prevent suicide through various programs and non-profits throughout the Commonwealth. A work group was formed and began to meet in July 2005. This prevention plan is a collaborative effort between those dedicated individuals from both the public and private sectors of our state.

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