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Covid-19 Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources and Support

Due to the unprecedented times, it is more important than ever to take care of our mental health. Children will be looking to adults to help guide them through this confusing and difficult time. Below is some information on how to talk to your child about what COVID-19 is and what is happening around them. It is also very important that we as adults are doing what we need to in order to be mentally healthy. Below are links to helpful resources and phones numbers:

MindBeat- A Publication of Effective School Solutions

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If you are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis or Emergency, please contact:  

Dauphin County Crisis Intervention Services

100 Chestnut St. #1

Harrisburg, PA 17102

(717)-232-7511 or 1-888-596-4447

Mental Health Crisis Textline: Text PA to 741-741


If you were previously receiving ongoing outpatient mental health and/or psychiatric services, contact your provider to continue with these services. Most providers are continuing care virtually.