Health – Mental Health

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Mobile Crisis Intervention 412.661.1800
We respond by sending a team of crisis intervention specialists to the crisis location, whether at home, in school, at community centers or other public locations. After stablizing the situation, we begin an evaluation and assessment process. We are then able to recommend a course of action, including providing referrals to additional services, if needed. All residents of Allegheny County are eligible to receive crisis intervention services.

Allegheny Crisis and Emergency Service (ACES) 1 888-424-2287
Allegheny Crisis and Emergency Services (ACES) is the crisis response program for Allegheny County residents whether they are covered by insurance or not. Round the clock service – even on holidays.
Crisis counseling and support over the phone by a trained counselor

Involuntary commitment  412-350-4457
Non-emergency behavioral health questions
412-350-4456 or TTY/TDD 412-350-3467

Warmline 1-866-661-WARM (9276)
Hours 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. seven days a week
Would it help to talk to someone who has been where you are? This Warmline is for persons not in mental health crisis, but who could benefit from talking with someone who can relate personally to their situation.

Outpatient Treatment  412-350-3328
Outpatient Community Treatment Services are offered to those individuals who want mental health treatment services, but who are not in need of an in-patient level of care.

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Presbyterian (WPIC) 412-624-4482 or 412-624-2298 or 24 Hours 412-624-2000
3501 Forbes Ave., Suite 700 Pittsburgh, PA 15213 fax412-383-1624
(offers free counseling for low income people if you jump through some hoops)
Provides a comprehensive array of services including psychiatric assessment, psychotherapy (individual, group and family), medication treatment, and behavioral support services. Continuity of care for medical and psychiatric needs is available for individuals who choose to receive medical services through WPIC’s Primary Care department. Clinic faculty and staff work closely with community-based providers offering both mental health and mental retardation services, as this consumer group often requires collaborative support through both systems.

NAMI National Alliance for the Mentally Ill – 412-366 3788
South Western PA 

Allegheny County Mental Health Court 412-350-4393
Designed to promote community-based mental health treatment in lieu of incarceration for persons with mental illness who have been charged with a misdemeanor and/or non-violent felony in Allegheny County.

CROMISA (Community Re-Integration of Offenders with Mental Illness and Substance Abuse) 412-350-3444
A voluntary program and therapeutic community that supports men with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder who are on probation or parole.

Mental Health America Allegheny County 1945 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Phone: 412-391-3820 Fax: 412-391-3825  Toll-Free: 1-877-391-3820 The MHA provides program and services that support the health of mind and body and works to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and addition for all.  Programs of the MHA include:Adult Mental Health Advocacy,Community Outreach, Education Advocacy, Mental Health America Legal Youth Advocacy Public Educations

Forensic Support Services 412-350-4359
Provides case management for all persons with mental illness referred from the point of formal arraignment to the time of sentencing. Support services are continued for up to 60 days after release from the Allegheny County Jail or for 60 days after sentencing.

Allegheny County State Forensic Support (Max Out) Program
412-350-3490 Provides case management for persons with mental illness referred from the Department of Corrections at the expiration of a maximum prison sentence. The OBH State Forensic Support Case Manager continues to assist the individual for up to 90 days after release from the State Correctional Institution.

Forensic Diversion Services 412-350-2442 or 412-350-3373
An array of supports to assist persons with mental illness and/or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder who encounter the criminal justice system.

Radical Mental Health Group – 412661-1394 OR 412-683-2189
Inspired by Icarus Project.


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