Berks County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

Service Access and Management:
or text:
484-816-7865 (RUOK)

Contact Information

Dr. Edward B. Michalik
MH/DD Administrator

633 Court St., 8th floor
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: 610-478-3271, ext, 6583

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Pam Seaman, MPA
Berks County MH/DD Program

633 Court Street, 8th floor
Reading, PA 19601

Our Mission:

Community leaders collaborating to reduce suicide in Berks County through advocacy, education, and the reduction of stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide.

Task Force Website

County Suicide Prevention Resources

Training for school and law enforcement personnel
Substance Abuse prevention

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

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County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric units:

Tower Behavioral Health, 201 Wellness Way, Reading PA 19605

Haven Hospital, 145 N 6th St, Reading, PA 19601

All school districts have a licensed outpatient site at their school buildings.

Berks County residents have access to call 211 for all Human Services needs.

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Name of Chapter: Greater Lehigh Valley
Contact Name: Jim Presto
Contact Number: 610-737-0950
Contact Email:

Support Group Information

Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance
1234 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Wendy Seidel

Leader Type : PROF

Meetings/Month : 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month 7-8:30pm
Charge : NO
Newsletter : NO

Support Group Information

Mental Health Association of Reading and Berks County

122 W. Lancaster Ave
Reading, PA 19607-1874


Contact Person : Jim Harnish
Leader Type : P/P

Meetings/Month : 2nd Wednesday of each month @ 7pm

Charge : NO

Newsletter : NO

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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