Lebanon County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

County Lifeline: 717-274-3363

Contact Information

Janine English CASSP Coordinator 220 E. Lehman St.

Lebanon, PA 17046 Phone: 717-274-3415

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Initiated in November 2008 and meeting on a monthly basis to formulate plans

County Suicide Prevention Resources

Training for medical personnel Gatekeeper training program Yellow Ribbon Campaign

Substance abuse prevention Media guidelines for limiting coverages of suicides

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons)

County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric unit: Philhaven School-based mental health services: Pennsylvania Counseling Services, TW Ponessa and Associates, Philhaven

Support groups: Survivors of Suicide meets Thursdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Pollock Center at Wellspan/Philhaven Hospital, Training and Community Center, Mt. Gretna, PA.  Must contact prior to attending.

Contact: Brenda Startoni, (717) 675-5940

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

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

Contact Number: 717-579-8761 Contact Email:

Support Group Information

Survivors of Suicide Support Group Grace M. Pollock Community Center 283 South Butler Road Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042

Contact Person: Ann Shenk Wenger 717-509-9845 Meeting/Month: Held monthly on the second Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 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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