Need Help?

If you need assistance to access and/or navigate the behavioral health service and support system for yourself, your child, a family member, or someone you know, please contact our Behavioral Health Navigators.  The Navigator positions are designed to help people of any age – children through older adults – find resources for the variety of issues and needs that come up when looking for or using mental health and/or substance abuse services and supports. When you contact the Navigators, you can choose to remain anonymous or share your name.     

You can contact the Navigators at 717-346-0549 or 1-866-578-3659, extension 2, or you can reach the Navigators via email at navigator@mhapa.org.

You can also call the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association at 717-564-4930 or 1-800-887-6422 to be connected to a Navigator.

The Navigators, Elaina Ingalls and Denyse Keaveney, are now available to provide help. After you telephone or email for assistance, they will make every attempt to contact you within two working days.

Additional Information:

With funding support from the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS), the Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania (MHAPA) and Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association (PMHCA) are jointly supporting two part time Behavioral Health Navigators who will assist individuals (youth, adults and older adults), families, friends and professionals seeking information and/or guidance about how to access needed services and supports. 

This help is not designed to respond to an emergency situation.  If there is a crisis/emergency, use 911 or contact your local crisis/emergency services.  If you have access to the internet, you can locate your local emergency contact information on Network of Care by clicking here: http://bit.ly/XKrTdH. Select your county and when you reach your county’s screen, click on Emergency Services which appears on the left-hand side.

 

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