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.
Local Crisis Resources
Psychiatric Emergency Phone Numbers
Scranton Counseling Center
Wayne County 24/7 Crisis Services 1-833-557-3224
or TEXT #63288
National Suicide Prevention Line 1-800-273-TALK(8255)
Crisis Response and Recovery Center (CRRC)
575 North River St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764
National Suicide Hotline
1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
NAMI Northeast Region PA
The Advocacy Alliance
Drug and Alcohol Services
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service
Community Intervention Center
North Penn Legal Services, Inc.
Lackawanna County Pro Bono, Inc.
Pennsylvania Prison Society
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 email@example.com 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 below.