Huntingdon County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

County Lifeline: 1-800-929-9583

Contact Information

Task Force Contact Info:

Kelly Maffia, LCSW
Task Force Secretary
814 Washington St.
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Phone: (814) 506-8463 ext. 1303

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Huntingdon County Suicide Prevention Task Force now meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Penn Highlands Huntingdon Education Center at 9:00 am.
Phone conference option is available

Task Force Website

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County Suicide Prevention Resources

Parent education
Student education

Substance abuse prevention

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons)

County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric unit: Penn Highlands Huntingdon

Outpatient services for youth at risk for suicide: Merakey, Cen Clear Services, Inc
School-based mental health services

Service Access and Management, Inc. is the base service unit. Center for Community Resources has mobile crisis services.

Private counseling services
Support groups: Home nursing

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Name of Chapter: Central Pennsylvania Chapter

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

Contact Number: 1-814-357-5829

Contact Email:

Support Group Information

Survivors of Suicide loss group meeting will be moving to the FIRST Center in Huntingdon. More information to be determined.

Meeting/Month Held on the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

Contact: Juniata Valley Healing Connections

Charge: 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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