Wyoming County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

1-570-829-1341 or 1-888-829-1341

Contact Information

Tara Gallagher
Program Specialist
111 N. Pennsylvania Blvd.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Phone: 1-570-825-9441

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

New task force formed in connection with the Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention in Primary Care grant now meets monthly; anyone interested in being part of the task force should contact Tara Gallagher.

Task Force Website

County Suicide Prevention Resources

Substance abuse prevention
Gatekeeper training program
Reconnecting Youth program

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Student Assistance Program (screening by mental health liaisons)
Community screening

County Mental Health Resources

*Inpatient psychiatric unit: First Hospital Wyoming Valley
*Outpatient mental health services for youth at risk for suicide: Northeast Counseling ServicesChildren’s Service Center

*School-based mental health services: Northeast Counseling ServicesCommunity Counseling ServicesChildren’s Service Center
Support groups: Family Service Association, 570-829-1341

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Name of Chapter: Greater NEPA

Contact Name: JoAnne McCain

Contact Number: (570) 967-8005

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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