Need Help?

If you need help accessing or navigating the behavioral health service and support system for yourself, your child, a family member, or someone you know, please contact our Behavioral Health Navigators.

With funding from the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS), the Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association (PMHCA) support two part-time Behavioral Health Navigators, who assist individuals (youth, adults and older adults), families, friends, and professionals seeking information and/or guidance about a variety of issues and needs that are encountered when looking for or using mental and/or substance abuse services and supports.

Contact: 

When you contact the Navigators, you can remain anonymous or share your name. Please be sure to leave contact information so they can respond to you.

Phone: 717-346-0549 or 1-866-578-3659, extension 2

Email:  navigator@mhapa.org

You can also call PMHCA at 717-564-4930 or 1-800-887-6422 to be connected to a Navigator

Navigators Elaina Ingalls and Deborah Hodges Hull will make every effort to contact you within two working days of your call or email.

Additional Information:

Navigator help is not designed for emergency situations. If there is a crisis/emergency, use 911 or contact your local crisis/emergency services. Find your location emergency services by visiting the Network of Care website. Select your county and when you reach your county’s screen, you can click on Emergency Services which appears on the left-hand side of the screen.