Cambria County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

County Lifeline: 1-877-268-9463

Contact Information

Cambria County Crisis
110 Franklin St., Suite 300

Johnstown, PA 15901
Phone: 814-535-8531 or 877-268-9463

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The purpose of the Cambria County Suicide Prevention Task Force is to support those affected by suicide, provide education and understanding by collaborating with the community to prevent suicide, provide crisis intervention, and reduce the stigma associated with suicide.

Byron Smith

Donna Smith

County Suicide Prevention Resources

Yellow Ribbon Program for Middle and High Schools

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Suicide Prevention Training

Free training for schools, community groups, law enforcement, providers and faith based organizations.

MY LIFE (Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment)

Community Support Program (CSP)

Semi-Colon Project for Student Education and Awareness

Drug Coalition Substance Abuse Prevention Programs

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Cambria County Reach Line phone #


County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient Psychiatric Units:

Conemaugh Hospital, UCBH/The Meadows, Clarion, Latrobe, Somerset Hospital

Outpatient Mental Health Services:

Alternative Community Resource Program (ACRP)

Independent Family Services (IFS)

Children’s Behavioral Health

Pediatric Care Specialist

Nulton’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center (NDTC)

Family Behavioral Resources (FBR)

Merakey Services

Independent Family Services (IFS)

Footsteps Psychological Services

Cambria County Behavioral Health, Intellection Disabilities, Early Intervention (BH/ID/EI)

Private Counseling: Croyle-Neilsen Therapeutic Associates; Dr. Mary Berge & Associates;

Behavioral Health Managed Care Organization:

Magellan Behavioral Health of PA, Inc.

School-based mental health services: Alternative Community Resource Program
Support groups: Conemaugh Hospital

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Contact

Contact Name: Jesse Putkoski, Area Director, Western PA

Contact Number:  412-510-9514

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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