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Please call your doctor if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or develop
a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing,
call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

If you are struggling with your mental health and believe you may need treatment please contact your health insurance provider for information on how you can access services within your network. 


Or visit the CCBHO link below for a comprehensive of list mental health and substance use treatment programs in our community.

Crisis Resources

Psychiatric Emergency Phone Numbers


  • Scranton Counseling Center
    Lackawanna-Susquehanna Counties

  • Wayne County 24/7 Crisis Services                                    1-833-557-3224

    •   or TEXT #63288                                                                                       

  • Crisis Response and Recovery Center (CRRC)
    575 North River St.
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764
    (855) 600-6372                                                   

Support Resources      


  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline


  • NAMI Helpline

    1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or


  • The Advocacy Alliance Peer Supported Warmline


  • Crisis Text Line                                                   741741                                               

The Mental Health Support Line

can be reached toll-free, 24/7 at 1-855-284-2494 from anywhere in PA.    The 24/7 mental health and crisis support line for people dealing with anxiety or other difficult emotions. Callers will be able to speak with staff who are trained in trauma-informed principles and will listen, assess the person’s needs, triage, and refer to other local supports and professionals as needed.


Advocacy Services

  • NAMI Northeast Region PA

  • The Advocacy Alliance


Drug and Alcohol Services

  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service

  • Community Intervention Center


Legal Services

  • North Penn Legal Services, Inc.

  • Lackawanna County Pro Bono, Inc.


NAMI and the Lackawanna County Suicide Prevention Alliance added local resources to the SAMSHA Toolkit: Helping Your Loved One Who is Suicidal

This document is available to download by clicking the icon on the right. 

A hard copy can be obtained by request to NAMI Northeast Region at or 570-342-1047

Manage Anxiety & Stress

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

For more information click links below.

Coping with Stress: CDC            Managing Stress: NAMI

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