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Crisis Intervention

Lehigh County Crisis Intervention provides immediate support for crisis situations, as well as assistance with managing recurring or future crisis situations.

  • Crisis support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is available to all people located in Lehigh County, including children, teens, and adults.
  • Crisis can assist with providing supportive listening, Assistance with developing strategies for reducing recurring crisis, advising of least restrictive alternatives to hospitalization, as well as assistance with consumers who are a danger to themselves, or others. Crisis can also provide services connecting to local community resources. Crisis provides services via telephone, walk-in, or mobile units.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency that requires immediate attention, Please contact Crisis Intervention at 610-782-3127. Or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. The National Crisis Text Line is 741-741.

Emergency Mental Health Examination and or Treatment


Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient Treatment

During times of crisis, it is normal for stress levels to rise where a form of voluntary treatment is necessary. Outpatient mental health treatment is a general term for treatment that takes place in an office, hospital, or clinical setting that involves no overnight stay, unlike residential or inpatient treatment. Outpatient treatment can be fit to meet the needs of each individual treated. Treatment can range from individual therapy, group therapy, psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and much more. 

Need outpatient treatment, but have no insurance?

Lehigh County offers a mental health liability screening to fund county residents for outpatient treatment. Contact 610-782-3851 to see if you qualify!

Many providers offer self-pay treatment at their facilities. Click Here for listing of Lehigh County providers who offer self-pay.

Crisis Residential Centers

What is a Crisis Residential Program? Crisis Residential Programs provides a less restrictive alternative to hospitalization. Many offer, voluntary recovery-oriented treatment in a home-like environment. The program supports Individuals in developing and achieving goals in order to resolve the acute crisis in place and achieve timely community reintegration with support from outpatient treatment and case management. Contact your treatment provider to send referral for admission. 

Robbins Bower

Hope House

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Magellan Behavioral Health Providers

Children's Mental Health

Drug and Alcohol

Emergency Mental Health Examination and or Treatment