In Crisis, Call 1-800-836-6010

Suicide Prevention in Westmoreland County PA

OR

Call or Text 988

National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you are in crisis or know someone in crisis - GET HELP

Ray of Hope Poster Video Contest

Ray of Hope is sponsoring a Poster Video Contest for Westmoreland County Junior High & Senior High School students!  For more information contact Lisa Goldberg at egoldberg@mhaswpa.org or at 724-875-2415.  All entries must be submitted by March 13, 2023.

Ray of Hope $1,000 Scholarship

Ray of Hope, Westmoreland County’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force, is proud to announce the First Annual $1,000 Ray of Hope Scholarship to be awarded to one Westmoreland County graduating high school senior in May of 2023. The applicants applying for this scholarship must have a passion for the Human Services field and demonstrate their long-term professional goals align with that passion.  For more information contact Lisa Goldberg at egoldberg@mhaswpa.org or at 724-875-2415.  All entries must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2023.

If You are in Crisis or Know Someone who is…

Need Help?  Call the Crisis Intervention Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.  Help is available 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.  You’ll be connected with a trained counselor ready to assist you with issues of suicide, depression, and personal crisis.  Call 1-800-836-6010 now!

Ray of Hope Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force

Ray of Hope is Westmoreland County’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force.  We believe suicide is preventable and that suicide prevention works.

Ray of Hope offers:

 Learn about our mission and more on the About Ray of Hope page.

Suicide Survivors Support

If you have lost someone to suicide, the support of your community and of other survivors is available for you. Anger, guilt, confusion, and forgetfulness are common responses to the loss of a loved one, and suicide can add its own unfortunate stigma.  Don’t mourn alone; get the help you need to cope.

Visit our Survivors Support page to learn more.

Donate Today

Checks should be made payable to "MHA-RoH" and mailed to:

Ray of Hope
c/o Mental Health America of Southwestern PA
409 Coulter Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601