Mental Health

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Government Center
17 South Seventh Street
Allentown Pennsylvania 18101

Fax: 610-820-3689


Mental Health

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
Adult Mental Health 
Children's Mental Health 
Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) 
Crisis Intervention
24 hour Emergency Mental Health Services. Call (610) 782-3127. 

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.

Click here to view information on agencies, organizations and web sites that offer resources and support groups for a variety of issues. 

Veteran Crisis Line
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.

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