Mental Health Resources
Westmoreland County Mental Health Crisis Line:
This number has live clinicians, who will answer 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This contact has specific knowledge and resources for Westmoreland County residents. The person who answers can do the following:
1) Immediate support as needed, and strategies to help through the time of crisis
2) Give information about other resources as needed
3) Can connect with Mobile Crisis Support- staff who can go “on-site” to provide support
If needed, if someone is not local, or “out-of-state,” they can call the National Suicide Hotline:
A next step “crisis” resource is provided through Excela Health- a Crisis Response Center-
532 West Pittsburgh St.
Greensburg, PA 15601
Families can call at 724-832-4465, or just walk in, 7 days a week .
If in immediate need beyond those hours, a family could go straight to Westmoreland Emergency Room for safety and stabilization.
Also, immediate intense treatment could be sought in Inpatient Hospitalization. Children and adolescents can go to:
Latrobe Hospital-Child and Adolescent Services
Excela Latrobe Hospital
One Mellon Way, Latrobe, PA, 15650
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of UPMC
3811 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
If not in immediate need, families can seek “outpatient” counseling from a therapist, licensed counselor, or psychologist. Some numbers include:
Family Behavioral Resources- 724-861-9200 (has an Irwin office)
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Child and Family Counseling Center-
724-933-3910 (has an Irwin office)
If there is a concern about Drug and Alcohol use or abuse:
SPHS- Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services, Inc
If there is a concern about safety:
Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau- “It is the mission of the Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau to protect children from abuse and neglect, preserve families whenever possible and to ensure that every child under our care and supervision has a safe, stable and permanent home in which to grow. Empower children, youth and families to become independent and to function at the highest degree degree possible.”
ph-724-830-3301 ( )
call 911 for after hours referrals
Reporting Child Abuse-800-932-0313
Safe Schools Hotline:
When someone steals, uses drugs in school, threatens violence or suicide or commits illegal actions, it can hurt the school – and all of us.
Hempfield Area subscribes to a service that allows students and parents to relate this information anonymously.
Break the Silence...Prevent the Event
Now report by Telephone or the Internethttp://www.safeschoolhelpline.