Connections & Resources

If you are in crisis, please call 1-800-273-8255 or 911, text "Talk" to 741741

For Teens & Young Adults:

More Than Sad: Teen Depression is an approximately 75-minute program that teaches teens to recognize the signs of depression in themselves and others; challenges existing stigma surrounding depression; and demystifies the treatment process. This program focuses on high school students. Here is the link for more information:

The AFSP-produced film It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health is designed to raise awareness about mental health issues commonly experienced by students, and is intended to be used as part of a school’s educational program to encourage help-seeking. Here is the link:

It’s Real: Teens and Mental Health Intended for high school classes or community settings with groups of teens, ages from 14 to 18, It’s Real: Teens and Mental Health is a 45-minute program that provides young people with mental health education and resources. The program raises awareness about mental health issues, how to start a conversation about mental health, the importance of self-care, and how to reach out for help. Here is the link for more information:

Speaking with children after a death by suicide

Peter's Place Online - Grief- After Suicide

Peter's Place - What to tell children about suicide

For Parents: 

Parents More Than Sad: Parent Education is an approximately 90-minute program that teaches parents how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems; initiate a conversation about mental health with their child; and get help. This program focuses on parents and guardians of teen youth. Here is the link to more info: - Be There in a Crisis

PA Parent and Family Alliance: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Drug Prevention for Parents

For Schools (see Programs as well)

Chester County Suicide Prevention - After A Suicide Toolkit for Schools

For General Information and Community:
Talk Saves Lives is AFSP’s standardized, 45-60 minute education program that provides participants with a clear understanding of this leading cause of death, including the most up-to-date research on suicide prevention, and what they can do in their communities to save lives. Link to more information:

NAMI - You are not alone - Videos and short stories that lets someone know that they are not alone

Suicide Prevention

NIMH - Shareable Resources On Suicide Prevention - If Your Child or Loved One Is Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts

Alcohol Abuse and Binge Drinking


Our Community Programs:

Bringing Prevention to Schools:

Loss & Healing Program:

Healing Conversations Program:


Greater Philadelphia Chapter’s upcoming educational programs:

2021 OOTD Walk:

Workshop for Survivors of Suicide Loss – Pennsylvania:

SBCT – Pennsylvania: Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training:

NAMI -Suicide Prevention Awareness Month:

If you have any questions or need any additional information regarding the programs – please reach out to the contacts directly.

Daemion Counseling Center
Operations Manager
[email protected]

Peter’s Place
Joseph Kelly, MA, LPC
Director of Programs
610.687.5150 Ext. 3
[email protected]

ETHOS Treatment
A.Michael Blanche, MSS LCSW Co-Founder
770 E Market St, Suite 220, West Chester, PA 19382
[email protected]

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Greater Philadelphia Area Director
Mary Ann Murtha
101 W. Eagle Road., Ste. 294, Havertown, PA 19083
C 215-532-0275

If you are in crisis, please call 1-800-273-8255 or 911, text "Talk" to 741741