Skip to main content

IN CRISIS? CALL or TEXT  988

Cameron – Elk Counties


Crisis Intervention Hotline

County Lifeline: 1-800-652-0562

Contact Information

Tana Smith
Program Director
Signs of Suicide® Program &
Student Assistance Program
Dickinson Center, Inc.
43 Servidea Drive
Ridgway, PA 15853
Cell: 814.594.3737
Phone: 814.834.2602

Kim Zelinski
CASSP Coordinator
Cameron and Elk Counties
Behavioral & Developmental Programs
94 Hospital Street
4th Floor
Ridgway, PA 15853
Phone: 814.772.8016 X147
Fax: 814.772.8337

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

We currently do not have any information in this category. If you are able to update this section, please select “edit page content” on the county page and let us know the pertinent information

Task Force Website

We currently do not have any information in this category. If you are able to update this section, please select “edit page content” on the county page and let us know the pertinent information.

County Suicide Prevention Resources

Student education
Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program

Firearms safety program
Substance abuse prevention

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program: offered in selected grades throughout the counties’ school districts

Student Assistance Program *screening by mental health liaisons: available in all middle and senior high schools

County Mental Health Resources

School-based mental health services: Dickinson Center, Inc., Cen-Clear Child Services
Support groups: Community Nurses, Inc. (grief support groups)

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Cameron:

Name of Chapter: Central Pennsylvania Chapter

Contact Name: Samantha Benz, Area Director, Eastern and Central PA

Contact Number: 1-814-357-5829

Contact Email: sbenz@afsp.org

Elk:

Name of Chapter: Western PA

Contact Name: Jennifer Sikora

Contact Number: 412-260-0789

Contact Email: westernpa@afsp.org