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WellSpan Philhaven is south central Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive behavioral health organization, serving AdamsLancasterLebanon and York counties through 54 programs and 20 care locations. 

For more than 65 years, we have focused on treating the whole person – mind, body and spirit. We offer services for all ages and various levels of care, including hospitalization, day programs, outpatient counseling, and services in the home, school and community. 


WellSpan Philhaven - Mental & Behavioral Health Care Provider in Central PA

Local: 717-273-8871 or Toll Free: 800-932-0359


Anxiety Disorders Association of America is a nonprofit organization that promotes the prevention, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders.

Anxiety Disorders and Depression Research & Treatment | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA

Bipolar Disorder and Sleep

Extreme highs, extreme lows, and the sleep problems that go with it are commonplace for the over 3 million Americans living with bipolar disorder.

Unfortunately, poor quality sleep just makes it harder to cope with the symptoms of bipolar disorder, and in some cases can trigger an episode.

Learning how to sleep better while living with bipolar disorder is key to managing symptoms and reducing their impact on daily life. Keep reading to discover the common sleep problems associated with bipolar disorder, understand the unique relationship between sleep and bipolar disorder, and get tips for sleeping better. 

Bipolar Disorder and Sleep - How to Manage It | Sleep Advisor

Coping with a Traumatic Event

Experiencing a traumatic event or situation may bring about a roller coaster of emotions; often individuals are not prepared for the strong emotional response they may experience.  Please know, it is very common, in fact quite normal, for individuals to experience “emotional aftershocks” following a traumatic event. Click on the link below to learn more.  

Coping with a Traumatic Event (PDF)


Depressed Anonymous: A support group that attempts to aid in the prevention of depression relapse or recurrence by promoting information and resources helpful for those suffering from depression.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: A nonprofit, patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses - depression and bipolar disorder. This site offers information about depressive conditions as well  as links to mental health professionals and resources.

Depression and Suicide Awareness

11-minute video about the link between depression and suicide as told by medical experts and a family impacted by depression and a serious attempt to take one's life.

Eating Disorders

Home - Overeaters Anonymous (oa.org)
Overeaters Anonymous: A fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating.

American Dietetic Association: Nutrition resources will get you to information about eating disorders, including an extensive nutrition reading list.

National Eating Disorders Helpline
Toll-Free Phone Number: 1-800-931-2237
Hours: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM (ET) Mon-Thurs; and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) FriFor 24/7 crisis support, text 'NEDA' to 741741

Gambling Addiction


Gamblers Anonymous: A support group for compulsive gamblers.

National Council on Problem Gambling. The National Council on Problem Gambling's purpose is to serve as the national advocate for programs and services to assist people and families affected by problem gambling. And their vision is to improve health and wellness by reducing the personal, social and economic costs of problem gambling.

Grief & Loss

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The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss is a free resource to the entire community, regardless of whether your loved one is or was a hospice patient. Our mission is to support and encourage the inherent ability to heal and discern new paths on one’s journey through grief. Professionally trained and masters-level Pathways Center counselors are committed to:

  • Providing support to individuals of all ages
  • Educating others about common grief responses
  • Facilitating opportunities to interact with others who have had similar experiences
  • Teaching effective coping skills
  • Helping individuals realize the choices that they have on their grief journey
  • Acting as a grief and bereavement resource to the community

 To learn more visit http://www.hospiceandcommunitycare.org

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The Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents, and Their Families, is committed to helping grieving children get the support they deserve.

A community resource, the Caring Place offers services at no charge to grieving families throughout the community. No insurance is necessary.

The Caring Place provides peer support to children who have experienced the death of someone important in their lives, providing a safe place where grieving children and families can come together and be with others who understand what they’re going through.

For general information or for more information related to a specific Caring Place site, please call the location nearest you. If you are in crisis or in need of immediate assistance, please dial 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Pittsburgh region
(888) 224-4673

Wexford/Cranberry region
(888) 734-4073

Erie region
(866) 212-4673

Harrisburg region
(866) 613-4673

Mental Health

Mental Health America Lancaster County

If you are in need of county case management services, call Lancaster County Behavioral Health and Development Services (BH/DS) at (717) 393-0421. For additional information and resources regarding other local mental health services, contact Mental Health America Lancaster County at (717) 397-7461. MHA also offers a free community lending library featuring books on a variety of mental health topics. Stop by our office to check out a book or browse our selection of titles online here.

 Mental Health America of York and Adams Counties 

Mental Health America of York and Adams Counties mission is to promote mental wellness and support recovery through advocacy, education, social action and the provision of community-based services. 

MHA York Office

36 South Queen Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: (717) 843-6973
Fax: (717) 843-0185

Mental Health America National

Mental Health America National's programs and initiatives fulfill its mission of promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services. MHA’s national office and its 200+ affiliates and associates around the country work every day to protect the rights and dignity of individuals with lived experience and ensure that peers and their voices are integrated into all areas of the organization.

Mental Health America | Homepage | Mental Health America (mhanational.org)

NAMI York-Adams Counties

NAMI York-Adams Counties PA mission is to improve the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by mental illness recognizing that key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential in achieving success.

National Alliance on Mental Illness York-Adams County - A family-based, grassroots support and advocacy organization. (namiyorkadams.org)


NAMI York-Adams Counties PA
35 South Duke Street
York, PA 17401

Phone:  (717) 848-3784

Email: info@namiyorkadams.org

NAMI National 

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Call the NAMI HelpLine at 800-950-6264 or chat with them M-F, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., ET.

In a crisis,  text "NAMI" to 741741 for 24/7, confidential, free crisis counseling.

Home | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Institute of Mental Health: Information from NIMH about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses. Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets and other educational materials.


The common feeling that we don’t fit in, like we don’t belong, or when we just feel different to everyone else. It’s a feeling that manifests itself in varying degrees of severity, affecting hundreds of millions of people globally.

In fact, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health condition at some point in their lives. That means 4 in 4 people are significantly impacted directly, or indirectly through someone they know. When we all accept each other’s differences, everyone fits. For more information go to The Mental Health Coalition at http://thementalhealthcoalition.org/


Mental Help Net is a comprehensive source of online mental health information, news and resources. This site has won numerous awards for design and content, featuring behavioral health and wellness articles drawn from wire feeds and newspapers.


The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Click here for more information. Spanish information available here.



 JED is a national nonprofit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation's teens and young adults. We're partnering with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention programs and systems. We're equipping teens and young adults with the skills and knowlege to help themselves and each other. We're encouraging community awareness, understanding and action for young adult mental health - click here to learn more.





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