Mental Health & Crisis Resources

In the event of a crisis, please use the crisis lines provided. This page is to support the Palisades community in identifying a variety of national, state and regional mental health organizations and resources. This list is not designed to be inclusive of all options. Please contact your healthcare provider and/or your child’s counselor to discuss your specific concerns and targeted support services.



  • Statewide Support & Referral Helpline1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600The Department of Human Services (DHS) announced the launch of a statewide Support & Referral Helpline that will be available 24/7 to assist Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 emergency and refer them to community-based resources that can further help to meet individual needs.
  • Bucks County Crisis - 800-499-7455
  • Bucks County Children's Crisis Support - 877-435-7709 OR 24/7 - mobile crisis service if you are under the age of 21) Fort Washington, PA and Lehigh Valley Offices
  • Central Bucks Crisis - 215-785-2273  (Available 24/7 - Located at Doylestown Hospital, 595 W. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901)
  • Lenape Valley Mobile Crisis - 215-785-9765  Mobile crisis services for individuals over 18 years of age
  • 741741 - Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text.
  • National Suicide Hotline - 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • 988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline - On July 16, the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline was launched. It's a critical new resource for those struggling with mental health and other crisis situations.10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now 988. More information on 988 is available at and

Talk Lines

  • Peer support talk line - voice: 855-715-8255 or text: 267-225-7785From 1:00pm - 9:00 pm daily.  In a moment of need, Peer Specialists can help with something as simple as a breathing exercise, reducing anxiety and helping to create a sense of calmness. 
  • Peer support for teens - voice: 866-825-5865 or text: 215-703-8411.  From 1:00pm - 9:00 pm daily.
  • Lenape Valley Peer Recovery Warm Line - voice: 215-896-9717 From 1:00pm - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.



Some apps have a purchase requirement.  The free trials usually have enough material for people to use

  • PTSD Coach - IOS and Android
  • Mood Coach - IOS
  • Calm - IOS and Android
  • Mindfulness Coach 
  • Stop, Breathe, and Think

Resources for Shelter In Place Quarantine

SAMHSA - Sheltering In Place, How to Cope document
SAMHSA - Infectious Disease Outbreak - Your Behavioral Health document
SAMHSA - Infectious Disease Outbreak - Coping with Stress document
SAMHSA - Talking to Children About COVID-19 Outbreak - A Parent Resource document