In Crisis, Call 1-800-836-6010
Suicide Prevention in Westmoreland County PA
Call or Text 988
National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
If you are in crisis or know someone in crisis - GET HELP
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$1000 Ray of Hope
It’s that time of year again! Ray of Hope, Westmoreland County’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force, is proud to announce the Second Annual $1,000 Ray of Hope Scholarship to be awarded to one Westmoreland County graduating high school senior in May of 2024. The applicants applying for this scholarship must reside in Westmoreland County and have a passion for and be seeking a degree in the Human Services field. Examples: social work, psychology, behavioral health. Please note: the application will not be considered/processed if the course of study does not meet the Human Service criteria. For more information and/or an application, please contact Lisa Goldberg at email@example.com.
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:
- A variety of suicide prevention Services & Programs.
- Activities to raise community awareness, including our Annual Ray of Hope Walk.
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.
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