York County

Crisis Intervention Hotline

Crisis Intervention:
York Hospital (717) 851-5320
or 1-800-673-2496

Wellspan/Philhaven 717-632-4900

Contact Information

Cindy Richard Suicide Prevention of York 44 S. Main St. Shrewsbury, PA 17361 Phone: 717-759-8916

County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Suicide Prevention of York addresses suicide prevention for both youth and adults, and provides suicide survivor support groups for adults and teens with trained facilitators.

Suicide Prevention of York Address: 73 E Forrest Ave Suite 140A-B Shrewsbury, Pa 17361 telephone: 717-451-6411

Task Force Website


County Suicide Prevention Resources

Parent education Substance abuse prevention Suicide Prevention Workshops QPR Instructor

County Screening For Suicide Prevention

Cindy Richard, Certified Suicide Assessment Specialist 717-819-0586 by appointment

County Mental Health Resources

*Inpatient psychiatric unit: York Hospital *Outpatient mental health services for youth at risk for suicide: Pennsylvania Counseling Services, Wellspan Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania Comprehensive Behavioral Health, T. W. Ponessa Associates, Adams-Hanover Counseling Services/Crisis Intervention and Emergency Services, Catholic Charities

*School-based mental health services: Pennsylvania Counseling Services, T. W. Ponessa Associates, Pressley Ridge;Holy Spirit Hospital Cindy Richard, suicide ideation assessment and counseling services for all ages

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 – York 1775 East Market Street East York, PA 17402

Contact Person : Cindy Richard 717-819-0586   Leader Type : P/P Meetings/Month : email for meeting schedule Charge : NO Newsletter : NO

Support Group Information

Suicide Survivor Group Dover United Church of Christ 45 West Canal Street Dover, Pennsylvania 17315

Contact Person : Cindy Richard 717-819-0586  Meetings/Month : email for meeting schedule

Support Group Information

Suicide Survivor Group Southern Community Services 44 South Main Street Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania 17361

Contact Person : Cindy Richard 717-819-0586 Meeting/Month: email for dates and times

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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