Teenline Gives Pennsylvania Teens a Place to Turn

Services that help young people and those who care about them.

What is Teenline?

The Teenline program can help a central Pennsylvania teen facing serious issues at school or home, and help parents trying to cope with a troubled son or daughter. Teenline services can also be useful to individuals and groups who work with teenagers, such as teachers and church leaders.

Teenline Services

Teenline services span all phases of teen and family needs, from prevention to intervention and postvention.

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Prevention services include:

  • Workshops, presentations and trainings on a variety of mental health topics for parents, schools, community groups and businesses
  • Parenting skills training
  • Educational and training materials


Intervention services include:

  • A 24-hour telephone helpline: 717-763-2345 or 800-722-5385
  • On-site mental health assessments provided to contracted schools
  • Psychiatric, psychological, and drug and alcohol evaluations provided at Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health Center
  • Outpatient mental health services, including individual, group and family therapy
  • Information and referrals to all necessary medical, mental health, drug and alcohol, and social services
  • Co-facilitation of support groups for children and adolescents at risk
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Postvention services include:

  • Assistance to area communities, schools and businesses following the death of an individual(s)
  • Grief counseling to individuals, groups and families
  • Student Assistance Program (SAP)

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How Does Teenline Work with Schools and Communities?

Teenline counselors work as mental health liaisons to the schools’ Student Assistance Program (SAP) teams. SAP teams consist of school personnel who are trained to identify and refer students who are experiencing barriers to learning and school success and may be at risk for mental health and/or drug and alcohol concerns.

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