Mercer County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

County Lifeline: 724-662-2227

Contact Information

Tracy Auell or Anna Shears at 724-662-1550

Mercer, PA 16137

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Mercer County Suicide Prevention Network’s mission is to collaborate with our community to reduce the risk of suicide through education, advocacy and support.
We meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, Inc.
For more information please contact Tracy Auell or Anna Shears at 724-662-1550 or you can find us on Facebook at Mercer County Suicide Prevention Network.

Task Force Website

County Suicide Prevention Resources

Training for school personnel
Substance abuse prevention

Suicide prevention efforts coordinated by Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission include a CIRT team, Student Assistance Program (SAP), and 24-hour cris intervention and emergency services.

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons): contact 724-662-1550

County Mental Health Resources

Inpatient psychiatric unit: Sharon Regional Health System
Outpatient mental health services for youth at risk for suicide: Community Counseling Center of Mercer County, SRHS Behavioral Health Services
School-based mental health services: Community Counseling Center

Faith-based and private counseling services available from various clergy and providers

Support groups: Survivors of Suicide, Grace Chapel Church, 724-962-5000

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Name of Chapter: Western PA

Contact Name: Jennifer Sikora

Contact Number: 412-260-0789

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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