Parents and Caregivers

Not sure where to start?  Call 724-847-6225 and ask for a Drug and Alcohol (D&A), Intellectual Disability (ID), or Mental Health (MH) Specialist.

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


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.

crisis text line

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

For ANYONE, in ANY type of crisis, who prefers to use TEXT.  
(Just text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the US.)

Please print and share the following flyers:

Crisis Text Line Flyer 1               Crisis Text Line Flyer 2

Resources for Parents

Important Clarification of PA’s Mental Health Consent Law

(Effective September 2020)

The PA Parent and Family Alliance shares expanded resources for parents
who are seeking inpatient and outpatient treatment for their children.

Mental Health Consent Law FAQ flyer 

This infographic provides clarity to the question, “Who can consent to a minor receiving mental health treatment?”

(provided by PA Family Alliance for Children’s Services)

The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on kids and teens everywhere — especially those who were already dealing with mental health challenges.

Telehealth (which uses technology to deliver healthcare remotely) has emerged as a promising treatment option for children’s mental health.

(Information provided by the Child-Mind Institute:
2020 Children’s Mental Health Report | Telehealth in an Increasingly Virtual World)

Could telehealth
be right for me?

The Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at Staunton Clinic is now taking referrals

Youth Acute Partial Hospitalization Services, available at Glade Run’s Zelienople campus

Help and Support for Parents during COVID-19

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
“Family Fact Sheet”

Transitioning from Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) to Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)

PA Parent and Family Alliance

If you have children who are struggling, we’re here to help!

​We provide 1-on-1 support to parents and caregivers whose children (including those 18+) may be experiencing social, emotional, behavioral, and/or mental health struggles, including learning and attention issues and substance use disorders.

​Even if you’re not sure what’s going on with your child, reach out. If we can’t help we’ll connect you with someone who can. If you prefer to go it alone check out our helpful resources.

Families for Depression Awareness

hosts free videos for mental health family caregivers . . .

Families for Depression Awareness is an educational website  ““.   They help families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides. 

“We offer education, training, and support to unite families and help them heal while coping with mood disorders.”

Important Videos: