This Guide to Resources for People with Mental Illness and their Families provides descriptions of services and contact information for organizations in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties. This Resource Guide also provides information about selected online resources. Use the links in the Table of Contents below to open the sections of interest to you. You can use control F to search for specific topics or organizations.
To quickly identify key resources and help lines in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs, please see our Introduction to Services for Individuals with Mental Illness and Their Family Members. For a summary of services in Delaware County, see https://www.delcohsa.org/mentalhealth.html. For a summary of services in Montgomery County, see https://www.montgomerycountypa.gov/1219/Mental-Health.
For information for other counties in Pennsylvania go to www.pa.networkofcare.org.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
|Advocacy, Education and Information on Mental Illness
(All of the resources for this heading, listed below, can be accessed via this link.)
|Education on mental illness and recovery
|General Information about mental illnesses
|Information by topic
|Southeastern PA Organizations
|Behavioral Health Services
|Case management and community support
|Mental health and substance abuse services by county
|Co-occurring disorders/dual diagnosis treatment facilities
|Co-occurring disorders/dual diagnosis support groups
|Benefits, Health Insurance, Legal and Schooling
|Legal- Non profits
|Legal- For profit
|Additional Legal Information
|Medication Assistance via a pharmaceutical company
|Employment and Volunteering
|Housing and Transportation
|Social Opportunities and Support Groups
|Social opportunities for individuals
|Support groups for individuals
|Support groups for families
|Child and Adolescent Mental Health Resources
|Information by Diagnosis
|Education on Mental Illness
|Case Management and Community Support
|County Offices and County Providers
|Mental Health Resources for Older Adults
|If you are seeking help for a person with mental illness who is dealing with the criminal justice system or if you are concerned to avoid arrest, information is available on our Criminal Justice Resources page.