NAMI Main Line PA has compiled the following information about national, Pennsylvania and greater-Philadelphia-area resources to help transition-aged youth (ages 16-24) who are living with mental health needs, as well as their family members.  A final section provides resources for succeeding in college.

Note: Information about resources for children and teens with mental health needs and their family members is available at, and additional information is available on other pages of our website ( or by contacting us at



Greater Philadelphia area

Bucks County

  • The Bucks County LIFE Program: A countywide program that serves Bucks County families who have a child or adolescent that struggles with emotional, behavioral, social and/or learning issues. As a team of both experienced parents and professionals works closely with families to offer invaluable support as well as provide information and referral resources.

Chester County

Delaware County

  • A Time To Heal: Support Group for Children and Teens who are experiencing a suicide loss. Phone:484-571-8010
  • Recovery, Inc.: A self-help program to help manage problems such as anger, anxiety, fears, depression, compulsions, obsessions and phobias. Phone: 215-332-0722

Montgomery County

  • Creative Health Services: Creative Health Services is a place where people can access connections to various services under one roof, and provides support for individuals and families on their journey to wholeness and recovery.


  • HopePHL: HopePHL offers several Youth Emergency Services to assist youth ages 9-17 who are housing insecure, or who face a risk of child abuse or neglect.–young-adult-services.html
  • The Attic Youth Center: Creates opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society.

Resources for Succeeding in College

Page last updated in October, 2023.