An overwhelming 39.8% of Pennsylvania adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It’s not just adults. Among Pennsylvania’s youth, about 38% reported symptoms. Perhaps worse yet, more than 1 in 4 residents seeking mental healthcare are unable to find it.
It’s clear that Pennsylvania residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Montgomery County Mobile Crisis
The county offers a wealth of resources, including a 24/7 crisis support line. Any resident can call 855-634-4673 to receive free and confidential assistance with any mental health issue. Click here to visit the Mobile Crisis website, which offers a wealth of resources.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Pennsylvania-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.