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Learn about resources from Jana Marie Foundation and other organizations across the county, the state, and the country.

JANA MARIE FOUNDATION RESOURCES

Candid Conversations

Jana Marie Foundation’s Candid Conversations is a series of concise web videos created to serve as a quick reference for recognizing and addressing serious problems related to our children’s mental, emotional, and physical health. Each topic is addressed in a collection of six to eight short easy-to-access video clips featuring subject matter experts who share information, tips, and additional resources.

Mental Health Emergency?

If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text “Home” to 741741. The Jana Marie Foundation is not a counseling agency.

Crisis Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Learn More…

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust. Learn More…

The Trevor Project

Counselors trained to work specifically with LGBTQ youth in times of crisis. Learn More…

County Resources

Can Help

Centre County Can Help provides drug and alcohol hotline services for Centre County. Can Help has the ability to serve, not only clients with drug and alcohol issues, but also dual diagnosis clients who need mental health services. Learn More…

Centre Helps

Centre Helps navigates the local safety net for our friends and neighbors in need. Learn More…

Centre Safe

Help for victims of all genders who experience domestic, relationship, or sexual violence. Learn More…

Counseling & Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides group and individual counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological and psychiatric evaluations for undergraduate and graduate students as well as prevention and consultation services for the University community. Learn More…

PeerStar, LLC

Peerstar LLC℠ is a leading provider of mental health recovery, certified peer support services and forensic peer support services in Pennsylvania.. Learn More…

Purple Book

A guide to mental health services and support in Centre County. Learn More…

Skills of Central PA

As a premier health and human services organization, Skills strives to help people living with behavioral health, intellectual or development challenges. We work to overcome adversity, promote choice, encourage recovery, and give support when the people we work with need it most. Learn More…

Strawberry Fields, Inc.

Strawberry Fields, Inc. provides comprehensive services and supports for people with disabilities and their families. Learn More…

The Meadows

As an integrated behavioral health care delivery system, The Meadows provides comprehensive mental and behavioral health treatment services to children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Learn More…

Tides

At Tides we offer no cost support for families coping with the death of someone special to them. Children and teens from pre-school to age 18 and their adult family members come together to share their grief in a supportive setting. Learn More…

Additional Resources

American Association of Suicidology

A membership organization designed to promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. Learn More…

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. Learn More…

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families recognize and cope with depressive disorders through education, outreach, and advocacy. Learn More…

Families for Depression Awareness

Nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families recognize and cope with depressive disorders through education, outreach, and advocacy. Learn More…

Institute on Aging Friendship Line

Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. Learn More…

The Jason Foundation

The Jason Foundation is dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth. Learn More…

The Jed Foundation

Transitioning into adulthood can bring big changes and intense challenges. The Jed Foundation empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults. Learn More…

Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Learn More…

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Institute of Mental Health is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Learn More…

National Eating Disorders Association

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Learn More…

No Kidding, Me Too

Removing the Stigma from Mental Illness.  No Kidding, Me Too! is an organization whose purpose is to remove the stigma attached to brain dis-ease through education and the breaking down of societal barriers. Learn More…

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

SAMHSA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, works to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Learn More…

Self-Injury and Recovery: Resources for Parents

This document, created by The Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery, provides helpful information for parents and caregivers. Learn More…

Veterans Crisis Line

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Learn More…

Media & Safe Reporting

Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

The Framework for Successful Messaging is a resource to help people messaging about suicide to develop messages that are strategic, safe, positive, and make use of relevant guidelines and best practices. Learn More…

Safe Reporting on Suicide

From the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, the video “Safe Reporting on Suicide” discusses how to more effectively cover this sensitive topic. Learn More…

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

This document offers evidence-based recommendations for creating safe and effective messages to raise public awareness that suicide is a serious and preventable public health problem. Learn More…

Teachers and Schools

13 Reasons Why

Following the Netflix release of 13 Reasons Why, many mental health, suicide prevention, and education experts from around the world came together to create a toolkit to help encourage positive conversations. Learn More…

Act 71

Act 71 was passed in 2014 as House Bill 1559 which requires school districts in PA to adapt a set of policies and procedures for suicide prevention and train all educators in grades 6-12 in suicide prevention for a period of 4 hours every 5 years. Learn More…

Bullying Prevention Resources

General resources from the Center for Schools and Communities Resources on Bullying Prevention. Learn More…

Prevent Suicide PA Learning Center

A comprehensive set of training resources for anyone who may come into contact with someone struggling with suicidal thoughts or behaviors. Learn More…