September 1, 2014
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Government Center
17 South Seventh Street
Allentown Pennsylvania 18101

Phone:
610-782-3135
Fax: 610-820-3689

 
Mental Health

 

Philosophy
The Lehigh County Mental Health Program believes that people with mental illness can best achieve positive change and recovery when treatment and supportive services are guided by each person's goals, preferences, strengths and needs. Involvement of family and/or significant others is encouraged. Services are designed to be accessible, responsive, culturally appropriate, and cost effective. 

Program Description
The Mental Health Program manages federal, state, and local funds to provide comprehensive community-based services to children and adults with mental illness and their families. Program priorities include linking eligible and uninsured children and adults with serious persistent mental illness to Medical Assistance. 

Services provided directly include:

Useful Information:
Acronyms and Abbreviations
What do all of these things mean?  View a detailed list of commonly used acronyms and abbreviations.

All About Autism  
If you suspect your child has Autism, if you are looking for resources, support groups, information about the ARCH, Lehigh County Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force, abbreviations and acronyms, BHRS providers, and more.
 

Assistance
 
Click here to view information on local organizations that provide assistance with financial issues, food, clothing, housing, shelters, utilities, disaster response etc.  

Mental Health Diagnoses 
View information on a variety of mental health diagnoses. 

Resources & Support Groups 
Click here to view information on agencies, organizations and web sites that offer resources and support groups for a variety of issues. 
PA Health and Human Services Resource Guide--Your all in one handbook for the services that are available to you as a Pennsylvania resident. 

Suicide Prevention
View a variety of resources and information.

Veteran Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for
deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

 

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