Guidance for Mental Health Services
If you or your child is in need of counseling, we recommend:
1. Call your insurance provider or visit their site online to get a listing of mental health providers.
2. If you do not have insurance, your child may be eligible for Medical Assistance (MA).
You can apply online through COMPASS https://www.compass.state.pa.us
If you have Medical Assistance MA, go to www.cmpmhds.org to find services.
3. Online therapy:
Talkspace.com (takes some insurances)
4. Some apps that might be helpful:
General Mental Health:
Mood Kit - $4.99; IOS
Mindshift - free; IOS and Android
Self-Help for Anxiety Management (SAM) - free; IOS
CBT Thought Record Diary - free; IOS
Happify - free; IOS and Android
Mood Tools - free; IOS and Android
Mindfulness and Meditation:
Headspace - $9.99/year for students; IOS and Android
Calm - $12.99/month; IOS and Android
Ten Percent Happier – $8.33/month; IOS and Android
5. Suicide Prevention resources:
LifeLine – 988 (call or text)
Crisis Chat line - text “PA” to 741-741
Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ) - 1-866-488-7386