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If you are afraid you will not be able to avoid hurting yourself or someone else, get help immediately.

Contact Behavioral Health Commission's Crisis Intervention Services

(724) 662-2227
(888) 275-7009, Option #9 (Toll free)

Crisis Intervention at Penn State Shenango | Psychiatric Medications
Local Hospital Facilities | Relationship Violence & Sexual Assault Services

Student who are experiencing a psychological or emotional crisis often need immediate help and intervention. Some examples of serious crises include:

  1. Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or impulses
  2. Sexual or physical assault
  3. A sense of overwhelming loss, such as a death in the family
  4. Hearing voices or otherwise misperceiving reality


Crisis Intervention at Penn State Shenango

The campus Counseling Office provides crisis intervention services during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 724-983-2841 or come to 207 Sharon Hall and MAKE IT CLEAR THAT YOU ARE IN CRISIS. If no one is in 207 Sharon Hall, contact campus police at 724-866-0250. After hours, please call the Behavioral Health Commission's Crisis Intervention Services at (888) 275-7009, option #9.


Psychiatric Medications

Health Services staff at Shenango campus does not prescribe medications. If you are having a problem with a psychiatric medication, please call your prescribing physician immediately.


Local Hospital Facilities

Sharon Regional Emergency Care Center

740 East State St.
Sharon, PA 16146
(724) 983-5644

Jameson Health System

1211 Wilmington Ave.
New Castle, PA
(724) 656-6051

St. Elizabeth Health Center

1044 Belmont Ave
Youngstown, OH
(330) 746-7211
http://www.hmpartners.org/ho sech.aspx

St. Joseph Health Center

667 Eastland Ave.
Warren, OH 44484
(330) 841-4000
http://www.hmpartners.org/ho sjhc.aspx

Trumbull Memorial Hospital

1350 East Market St.
Warren, OH 44482
(330) 841-9942


Relationship Violence & Sexual Assault Services

Penn State's Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Hotline

(800) 560-1637
(866) 714-7177 (TTY)

AWARE-Mercer County, PA

343 Smith Ave.
Hermitage, PA 16148
(888) 981-1457 (24 hour hotline)

Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County

1218 West State St.
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 652-9036 (24 hour hotline)

Someplace Safe- Trumbull County

1540 Tod Ave. NW
Warren, OH 44482
(330) 394-4060

Rape Crisis Team of Trumbull County

418 West Main St.
Warren, OH 44482
(330) 394-4060