If you are experiencing a mental health emergency that requires immediate attention, please contact Crisis Intervention at 717-394-2631.
Or call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
Overview Crisis Intervention is a 24 - hour emergency mental health service provided for persons experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidal or homicidal thoughts. Crisis Intervention staff can assist in assessing what a person needs to alleviate the immediate crisis and then link them to appropriate services. This can be completed by phone, an outreach to the person’s location or the person coming to the office.
Contact Crisis Intervention also has the authority to arrange involuntary commitments to an inpatient mental health unit. Contact Crisis Intervention at 717-394-2631, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Identify If Someone Is In Crisis •Acting anxious or agitated •Behaving recklessly •Displaying extreme mood swings •Increasing use of substances •Looking for a way to kill self •Showing rage •Sleeping too little or too much •Talking about feeling hopeless/no reason to live •Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain •Talking about seeking revenge •Talking about wanting to die or kill self •Withdrawing/isolating