In a crisis? 800-400-6180

UPMC – Beaver County Crisis #:  800-400-6180    (Available 24/7)

Did you know that UPMC – Beaver County Crisis has moved?


Transition Age Mobile Crisis is a short-term service in Beaver County that will respond by phone within one hour and attempt face-to-face contact in 24 hours to assess, stabilize, and link families to available supports and services while offering side-by-side support. Referrals can come from provider agencies, Courts, Schools, Self-referrals, CYS, etc.

Have Questions? Young people who are experiencing a crisis (and their family members)
are encouraged to call us at 724-630-5189.

The Crisis Text Line provides access to free, 24/7 support & information.

(At any time, you can text PA to 741741 for any sort of crisis to receive help and support from a live, trained professional.)

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For over-the-phone support, please call the Suicide Hotline at 800.273.8255.

24/7 Free and Confidential Support

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Vets  1.800.273.8255

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio, 1.888.628.9454

Veteran’s Lifeline via TTY and Chat, 800.799.4889

Call the Warmline of Beaver County at 724.775.9507
or toll-free at 1-877-775.WARM (9276)

We’re here for you 365 days per year, from 6 to 9 pm.

Beacon Lens: COVID-19 stress:
It’s OK to ask for help.

“It’s a stressful time. Further, it’s the kind of stress that the vast majority of the population has never experienced. In a recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly half of American adults report that COVID-19 has affected their mental health. . .”

Other ways to find support during the COVID-19 Pandemic

(Don’t worry, you’re not alone. This isn’t easy, but we’ll help you through it …)

Printable Beaver County Crisis Information

Please print and promote the flyers below.

(Note: Current copies have “rev 6 – 8/21” near the bottom in the fine print. Any other revision is obsolete.)

What can I do if I am in Crisis? (8 ½” x 11” PDF for color printers)
What can I do if I am in Crisis? (8 ½” x 11″ PDF for black & white printers)
What can I do if I am in Crisis?  PDF tri-fold brochure)

Advantages of Choosing a Voluntary Commitment – a 201 (8 ½” x 11” PDF)
Advantages of Choosing a Voluntary Commitment – a 201 (PDF tri-fold brochure)

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Suicide is NEVER the answer,
getting help is the answer.

If you are suicidal, have attempted suicide,
or are a suicide survivor,
you will find help, hope, comfort, understanding,
support, love, and extensive resources here.

I Love You.

And I will never stop fighting for you,

Kevin Caruso

Founder, Executive Director, Editor-in-Chief
Senior Writer, Forum Administrator

Disaster Distress Helpline

The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a–year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.


With one phone number, callers gain free, confidential access to thousands of programs and services that can help improve the quality of their lives.  Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 2‑1‑1 (or 1-888-553-5778).  TTY and language services are available in more than 170 languages and dialects.

Every day, highly trained 2‑1‑1 call specialists provide referrals to:

  • Basic Human Needs Resources: food banks, shelters, rent and utility payment assistance
  • Physical and Mental Health Resources: crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling
  • Employment Support: financial assistance, job training, education programs
  • Support for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities: home-delivered meals, transportation, health care
  • Youth and Child Care Programs: after school programs, summer camps, mentoring, protection services
  • Regional Disaster Preparation