Mental Health Resources

  • The following is a list of Mental Health resources.  If you need further assistance, please contact your child’s School Counselor by email or complete this form and a School Social Worker will respond to you directly Request to speak with a School Social Worker.


    988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
    988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.

    Suite 360
    All secondary (7-12) students are able to access a variety of self-guided modules that address a range of topics related to physical, mental, and social health, as well as building skills in the area of bullying, relationships, academic success, and other key subject areas.  
    Teen Hope
    *Videotherapy available during Covid-19 closures
    (717) 560-9969
    1803 Oregon Pike
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Provided via Good Samaritan Counseling, all 9th & 11th grade students receive a mental health screening during school, as a manner to connect students and families with appropriate treatment resources if necessary.  Good Samaritan also provides services external to school.  Please contact them for further information and have your insurance information available.

    *Videotherapy available during Covid-19 closures
    (717) 391-0172
    1808 Colonial Village Lane
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    TeamCare is the provider of school-based therapy for any EASD student.  This is provided weekly-to-bi-weekly, dependent upon need.  Counseling and other related services are also available external to the school setting.  Please contact them for further information and have your insurance information available.

    PA Counseling
    *Call regarding updated Covid-19 practices
    (855) 272-1653
    PA Counseling partners with the Elizabethtown Area School District to provide an Assessor for the Student Assistance Program (SAP).  The agency offers a variety mental health services external to the school setting.  Please contact them for further information and have your insurance information available.

    TW Ponessa
    *Videotherapy available during Covid-19 closures
    (717) 560-7917
    Intakes (800) 437-5405
    410 N. Prince Street
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    This is a local agency that provides a variety of mental health and substance abuse services. Please contact them for further information and have your insurance information available.

    Pathways for Grief & Loss
    *Providing online Grief Education & Support during Covid-19 closures
    Click here: Composing Life Out of Loss

    Compass Mark
    Compass Mark’s mission is to prevent (all types of) addiction through education, skill-building and community mobilization. School-Based Prevention/Online lessons available:  We are unable to provide onsite prevention education due to the school closures, however staff are recording lessons to post online.  They are available on our YouTube channel ( and FB page ( Compass Mark Addiction Resource Center:  All information/referral calls are being routed to remote staff, who are connecting individuals with available treatment and recovery supports.  Local residential and outpatient D&A services are operational and many support groups are transitioning to online.  Call 717-299-2831 or email with any requests for assistance.

    Other Therapeutic Providers – for all treatment needs
    For a list of mental health providers, it is recommended that you look on the back of your insurance card for a telephone number to help assist you with locating an appropriate clinician.  This is often listed as “Behavioral Health” on your insurance card.  This also includes assistance in locating substance abuse needs, psychiatric services, etc.  

    No insurance?
    Hope Within
    (717) 367-9797
    4748 E. Harrisburg Pike
    Elizabethtown, PA 17022
    *Contact regarding their policy during Covid-19 closures
    Counseling services available on a self-pay, income-based sliding scale with no eligibility requirements.  Please note that this clinic also provides a variety of medical and dental care, call for more information.

    Urgent Needs?
    If you or someone else is experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact the following:

    • Dial 911

    • Lancaster County Crisis Intervention
      (717) 394-2631

    • Crisis Text Line – 741741

    • Safe to Say – Pennsylvania reporting system
      (844) 723-2729
      Safe to Say App is also available

    • Hershey Medical Center Emergency Room
      (800) 243-1455

    • Lancaster General Hospital Emergency Room
      (717) 544-5122

      National Suicide Prevention Hotline
      (800) 273-8255