Listed below are health services for adults in the Pittsburgh area that you can use as a starting point in finding the appropriate services for your needs. Please note that some of these organizations may also provide services for children and families.
Mental Health Crisis Services
- re:solve Crisis Network - provides crisis services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information on the services provided, please refer to this page of our website.
- Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh - provides assistance to victims of domestic abuse; 1-877-338-8255.
- Womansplace Pittsburgh - provides a confidential 24-hour hotline for emergency help for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse; 1-866-202-5573.
Places to Start for Mental Health Services
- Chartiers Community Mental Health and Retardation Center, Inc. - offices in Bridgeville and South Hills communities.
- Community Connections for Families - multiple offices (no website available).
- East End - (412) 363-1702
- Hill District - (412) 232-0982
- McKeesport - (412) 673-8633
- Sto-Rox - (412) 331-2434
- Wilkinsburg - (412) 871-2113
- Mercy Behavioral Health - offices in North Side, South Side, and North Hills; 1-877-MERCYBH (637-2924).
- Milestone Centers, Inc. - offices in Wilkinsburg, Monroeville, and Penn Hills.
- Mon Yough Community Services, Inc. - offices in McKeesport.
- Peoples Oakland - office in Oakland.
- Persad Center, Inc. - office in Pittsburgh.
- Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute - office in Pittsburgh.
- Residential Care Services, Inc. - office in Wilkinsburg.
- Residential Resources, Inc. - office in Pittsburgh.
- Resources for Human Development - office in Pittsburgh.
- Staunton Clinic - offices in Sewickley, Bellevue, Rochester, Imperial, and Wexford.
- Strength, Inc. - office in Wilkinsburg (no website available); (412) 243-6969.
- Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR, Inc. - offices in Braddock, Homestead, Turtle Creek, and South Side.
- Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) - hospital is located in Oakland.
Mental Health Drop-in Centers
*Participants must be referred by their mental healthcare provider
Mental Health Advocacy Services
- Allegheny County Coalition for Recovery (ACCR) - increases awareness that people can and do recover from mental illness and substance use disorders and lead productive, successful lives.
- Allegheny Healthchoices, Inc. - looks to assure equitable access to quality, cost-effective behavioral healthcare while promoting positive clinical outcomes and recovery.
- Autism Society of Pittsburgh - provides information, referral, and advocacy services for autistic individuals, their parents, families, and the professionals who work with them.
- Consumer Action Response Team (CART) - records feedback about any mental health or drug/alcohol services received and reports concerns in writing to the provider.
- Director's Action Line (DAL) - specialists will address concerns and answer questions about services provided by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services.
- Disability Rights Network of PA - seeks to advance, protect, and advocate for the right of Pennsylvanians with disabilities.
- National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Southwestern PA - provides education, peer support groups, resources, and system advocacy for those with mental illness.
- Pennsylvania Health Law Project - offers free legal advice to low-income individuals with insurance problems as well as those without health insurance.
- Peer Support and Advocacy Network (PSAN) - works to remove the stigma of mental illness and provide an environment where individuals with mental illness work together to recover and participate as valued members of the community.