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
Ray of Hope Awards Two $1,000 Scholarships
Ray of Hope’s 17th Annual Walk
REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!
The 17th Annual Ray of Hope Walk will take place on Saturday September 9th, 2023 at Twin Lakes Park Pavilion 7! This year’s theme is “Hope Lights the Way”. Mark your calendars and Register NOW – we can’t wait to see you there! Eventbrite Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-annual-ray-of-hope-suicide-awareness-walk-tickets-617823254987
Ray of Hope Awards Two $1,000 Scholarships!
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 was awarded to two outstanding Westmoreland County graduating high school seniors. In alphabetical order, Quinn Bradburn of Belle Vernon Area High School and Mara Lewis of Derry Area High School were the first ever recipients of this honor. These exceptional young women were awarded for their academic excellence, wide array of extracurricular activities, volunteerism in their community, and for the passion they demonstrated for the Human Services field. Congratulations!
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