Abington Jefferson Health. Please see below for updated information regarding Abington Jefferson Health Clinics and Support Groups, with information available in English, Brazilian, Portuguese, Korean, and Spanish.
Access Services, Intersect. This new initiative from Access Services supports those standing at the intersection of faith and mental health. Intersect is run by a team of staff equipped to train, consult and collaborate with human services providers and faith communities.
Center for Loss and Bereavement. Executive Director, Emily Vincent, firstname.lastname@example.org, offers to present an hour-long forum on Zoom with your staff: Endurance in Grief: Supporting Your Organization through COVID-19 Losses and Restoration Efforts. Reach out to Emily if you’d like to discuss hosting this session for/with your staff.
Family Services of Montgomery County’s Project HOPE offers free and confidential Hepatitis C, STI, and HIV Testing at two locations in Montgomery County, as well as information on how to connect to PrEP services, case management, and at-home testing. Please click here for the flyer or contact Ana Torres.
Hope and Help Network. Developing a Healthy Grieving Program to help churches, organizations, or agencies seeking to assist their members with handling grief through loss. A special component deals with traumatic grief. Learn more by email or phone 215.301.1436.
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia . COVID-19 response & resources here: www.jfcsphilly.org/covid19resources
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund Shining A Light series! This series inspires, engages and offers tangible topics/resources for families, the community and healthcare professionals as it relates to the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund mission of “lightening the burdens and lifting the spirits of families caring for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and injuries, while respecting the pride and dignity of families in need. The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund provides financial assistance for needs not covered by insurance, respite programs, and non-cash items to families in PA, New Jersey, and Delaware; the Fund advocates for and provides education and information to families nationwide.” Tune in to the Shining A Light series. Typically hosted Thursdays at 12pm.
Lakeside Global Institute Registration for spring 2021 courses is open: www.lakesidelink.com/training with this additional video resource series available: Coping with COVID-19 for Parents: A video series by Lakeside
Mental Health Partnerships announces weekly virtual drop in office hours, where families and community providers can learn about how MHP supports families, ask questions and receive resources and support, and connect face to face with the Family Peer Support Partners in the office. Info: No pre-registration is required; Every Monday (excluding holidays), 11:45 am-1:45 pm; Join through zoom; Contact Clare Higgins, Program Supervisor, for questions, 267-977-4930.
Mental Health Partnerships also offers Parent/Caregiver Virtual Support Groups. Join for virtual family support groups where you can connect with other parents who share similar experiences, learn about resources, receive non-judgmental support, and share stories of hope and strength.
Montgomery County Office of Drug & Alcohol Services. 610.278.3642
Montgomery County Hearing Voices Network. Join us for a Taking Back Our Power hearing voices group. These groups are open to anyone with the experience of hearing voices, or experiencing other phenomena not shared by others. We offer a non-clinical, non-judgmental environment for free and open discussion away from traditional psychiatric treatment. If you hear, see, smell, or feel things that other people can’t perceive, this group is for you. Everything that happens in the meetings in confidential. We’re available for you three times a week, online. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at 3pm. Learn more here.
Montgomery County Office of Public Health. Free COVID-19 test sites, with 6 locations across the County. Check here for locations and hours of operation. Questions? Call 610.631.3000 from 8 am to 3 pm or email COVID19@montcopa.org.
NAMI Bucks County is offering Ending the Silence, a mental health and suicide awareness program for all Bucks County students. Ending the Silence instills a message of hope and recovery and encourages teens to reduce stigma and end the silence surrounding mental illness. Click here for more information. Click here for information about online support groups and wellness events.
National Drug Take Back Day is April 24! National Drug Take Back Day looks to provide convenient, responsible and safe means of disposing prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential abuse of medications. This initiative is supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol.
PA Department of Health. Pennsylvania Support and Referral Helpline (Persevere PA, COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program) has trained professionals available 24/7 ready to help you navigate these unprecedented challenges. These services are free and confidential. Connect with a free crisis counselor if you’re feeling alone, stressed, or overwhelmed. Call 1-855-284-2494 or Click here for the flyer
Penn Foundation. Open, taking new clients, applying new safeguards, continuing virtual services. Make an appointment by calling 215.257.6551. Beginning Sept 1: New Outpatient Detox Program to help individuals safely and comfortably begin their recovery journey. For more info, contact 215.257.9999. Learn about their entire, comprehensive continuum of addiction care here.
Tend to Hope provides self-care items and hope-building resources to individual in mental health crisis facilities.
Victim Services Center of Montgomery County offers two support groups for the community: