Magellan Health Services

Bucks County

Community Resources

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARTICILES 2014




NATIONAL CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY
May 8, 2014
Awareness Day Community Events

 

College Plus
Students Wanted
College Plus is currently accepting applications for the Fall Semester
Deadline for Applications is July 18, 2014



PA CareerLink
Bucks County
Open Job Orders
January 2014



Second Time Around Store
For Bucks County Adult & Children
Currently in need of business attire donations -
for Bucks County residents returning to the workplace



WINTER WEAR 4 KIDS CLOTHING DRIVE
PRO_ACT Central Bucks Recovery Support Services
Benefits children of Bucks County families in need



STD's and Domestic Abuse
Programs and Information
STD's and Domestic Abuse - Espanol
Programs and Information



The Center for Parenting Education
Summer 2013 Programs



Sunshine Foundation
The Original Wish Granting Organization
Founded in 1976

 

Four out of Five car seats are used incorrectly.
Make sure yours isn't one of them.
FREE Child Safety Seat Inspections



Consumer Newsletter
Montgomery County
Engaging Boys & Men
Teaching Boys Respect
Teaching Boys Respect - Spanish Version



Celebrating Families!
Beginning April 2013
FREE Program to help children and families to be healthy, responsible and addiction free.
The Council of Southeastern PA



(Free) Parenting with a Mental Health Workshop
Starts Wednesday April 24th



The Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc.
Family Strengthening Programs

Fatherhood: The Foundation of Strength Program
Program starts April 16, 2013



BHRS Provider Update
Registration for Summer Camp 2013



Central Bucks Recovery Support Services
Pro-Act
Calendar of Events - February 2013



Bucks County LIFE Program
Calendar of Events
January - April 2013



FREE WEBINARS
Presented by The Partnership
Lunch & Learn
Institute on Disabilities

 

Southeast District County Health Departments
Resources for Families of Children, Youth with Special Health Care Needs



Special Kids Network System of Care Program
Letter from Bureau of Family Health

SKN SOC Flyer



CASSP Alert
November 2012

 

Southern Bucks Recovery Community Center
Resource Calendar
November 2012

 

Bucks County Health Connections Resource Listing
October 2012

 

Magellan Peer Support Whole Health & Wellness e-Newsletter
Fall 2012

 

QUIT SMOKING NOW!
PA Free Quitline
8 Week Course

 

SAFE SPACE KIT
Guide to Being an Ally to LGBT Students

 

College Scholarship for Homeless and At-Risk Students
Horatio Alger Association
Click Here for More Information

 

ACCESS SERVICES
Event Schedule - Fall 2012
1 - Bucks County LIFE - Upcoming Family Events
2 - Parent Support Group
3 - Fall Social Skills Sessions



Homeless Advocacy Project Birth Certificate Clinic
PECO Exelon
Philadelphia PA

 

CareerLink
Calendar of Events
August 2012



AMF Summer Unplugged
Free Bowling for Kids

 

Resouces for Families of Children, Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Southeast District County Health Departments



Moyer Foundation
Programs & Partnership
Camp Mariposa



Regional Medicaid Program Compliance Training - Tuesday April 24th
Comprised and delivered by BPI, OMHSAS, and various BH-MCO's
First training at Montgomery County Fire Academy in Conshohocken
1175 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken PA 19428
9:00 to 12:00pm


Bucks County Right to Education Task Force
Program Listings for 2012



SAMHSA Resource Guides - 2012:

In Brief - Substance Use Disorders in People with Physical & Sensory Disabilities

Advisory - Clients with Substance Use & Eating Disorders

Advisory - Tobacco Use Cessation Policies in Substance Abuse Treatment: Administrative Issues



PA CASSP Newsletter - March 2012
PA Child & Adolescent Service Systems Program



For Any Parent or Primary Caregiver of a Child or Adolescent Living with Mental Illness
NAMI Bascis offers education and support
Tuesdays beginning March 27th, 7:00 to 9:30p



Central Bucks Recovery Support Services
Gateway to Work
April 2012 Program

 

Pennsylvania Department of Health
News for Immediate Release - 'Quit for Love' Information
Department of Health Urges Tobacco Users to 'Quit for Love'.



NAMI PA, Bucks County
NAMI Bucks Spring 2012 Education Classes Now Forming



Solutions, Strategies, Answers
Newsletter of the Social Security Administration Offices



Healthy Smiles for Autism
Oral Hygiene Tips for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder


PA Positive Behavior Support Network
Newsletter July 2011



Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania
Individuals Medical Assistance Benefits Are at Risk

 

NAMI Basics - Offering Education & Support
These courses are offered free of charge and consists of 6 classes that meet weekly for 2 1/2 hour sessions



Southeast Pennsylvania Parent/Youth/Professional Forum
Home Meetings
If you are a parent of a child/youth or you are a youth with a disability looking for information or support to access health, behavioral, educational, or other services, please join us.

 

PA CASSP Newsletter
Pennsylvania Child and Adolescent Service System Program
A comprehensive system of care for children, adolescents and their families
Volume 20, Number 2 June 2011


Youth and Family Training Institute
The Youth and Family Training Institute (YFTI) is proud to introduce you to their new website


College Plus Support Group
There is no shame in having a mental health challenge. 

The Peace Center Teen Circle of Support, Third Friday of Every Month 6:30 - 8:00pm 



Pennsylvania Network of Care

A service directory of community-based providers in each PA County. Includes easy-to-search libraries and information about specific disorders, pending legislation and advocacy, and daily news articles.

http://bucks.pa.networkofcare.org/mh/home/index.cfm

 

Commonwealth of PA Access to Social Services (COMPASS)

Learn about and apply for various social services.

En este sitio web, usted podra' aprender mas de o solicitar los diferentes servicios socials ofrecidos por el Commonwealth de Pennsylvania.

Web: http://www.compass.state.pa.us/

 

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (DRN)

DRN provides the full range of legal, policy, and advocacy services necessary to protect and advance the rights of persons with disabilities.

Voice: 215-238-8070 or 800-692-7443TTY: 215-789-2498 or 877-375-7139

Web: http://www.drnpa.org/

 

Mentors for Self Determination

Statewide group for people with disabilities and families that offers trainings, technical assistance and support.

Call: 1-877-233-2008

E-mail: janetb@mentors4sd.org

 

Office of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)

Referral assistance, to find appropriate behavioral health contacts.

1-877-356-5355

Web: http://www.parecovery.org/

 

PA Health Law Project

Advocates access for persons with disabilities to consumer-directed health services and assists with issues regarding Medical Assistance.

1-800-274-3258

Web: http://www.phlp.org/

 

Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers Association (PMHCA)

A Unified Voice for Mental Health Consumers

Educational forums & resource materials

1-800-887-6422

Web: www.pmhca.org

E-mail: pmhca@epix.net

 

The PA Free Quit Smoking Line

Call or go online to get assistance to quit smoking. Go to: www.quit.com choose "Start Your Quit-smoking Program Now"; Enter your Zip Code; Click on the Nicodemon.

1-877-724-1090

 

No Health Insurance? Free Medical & Dental Care in Central Bucks County

Free, quality healthcare for uninsured adults & children.

Bucks County medical & dental Care Quicklist 

215-345-2260, select #2
para español, seleccione #1

 

UPENN Collaborative On Community Integration

This is the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) devoted to promoting community integration for individuals with psychiatric disabilities.

Call: 215-746-6713

E-mail: katykap@mail.med.

 

Pennsylvania HealthChoices Managed Care Physical Health Care Plan Contact Information:

Member Lines For TTY Users Special Needs Unit Website

Bucks, Delaware & Montgomery Counties:

Keystone Mercy: 1-800-521-6860, 1-800-684-5505, 1-800-521-6860

 www.kmhp.com

AmeriChoice: 1-800-321-4462, 1-800-654-5984, 1-215-832-4571

www.americhoice.com

Health Partners: 1-800-553-0784, 1-215-849-1579, 1-215-991-4370

www.healthpart.com

Lehigh & Northampton Counties:

Unison/MedPlus: 1-800-414-9025, 1-888-616-0021, 1-877-844-8844

www.unisonhealthplan.com

Amerihealth: 1-888-991-7200, 1-888-987-5704, 1-888-991-7200

www.amerihealthmercyhp.com

Gateway: 1-800-392-1147, 1-800-654-5988, 1-800-392-1146

www.gatewayhealthplan.com

If you have a concern about your physical health, please contact your primary care physician or your HMO. Please note that each plan has a Special Needs Unit (SNU) to help you when your health concerns are complicated, including special medical conditions or disabilities. Please be sure to ask to speak with a special needs unit care manager.

HealthChoices Help Line: 1-800-440-3989

Web: www.enrollnow.net

Medicare primary information:

www.benefitscheckup.com

 

Complementary and Alternative Medicine For Seniors

http://nihseniorhealth.gov/cam/toc.html

Includes information on how to be an informed consumer, choose a CAM provider, and how to talk with doctors about alternative medicine.

 

Especially for Parents

http://www.pamedicalhome.org/

An online network and forum where parents of children and youth with special health care needs can share knowledge and offer support.

 

Homelessness Resource Center

http://homeless.samhsa.gov/

This site informs, features that engage, and training that is useful to promote recovery-oriented and consumer-centered services for the homelessness.

 

Intl. Assoc. for Suicide Prevention

http://iasp.info/

This site is dedicated to preventing suicidal behavior, to alleviate its effects, and to provide a forum for everyone.Information available in English, French, Spanish, and Chinese

 

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research NIDRR

www.adacourse.org/courses.php

This site includes links to numerous free courses and customized training on the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability-related issues.

 

Our Great Kids

http://www.ourgreatkids.com/

A journaling website for separated parents; It helps moms and dads who share custody, or have visitation, stay up-to-date on what goes on daily in their children's lives.

 

PA Office of Financial Education

www.moneysbestfriend.com/default.aspx?id=110

This site offers free classes, information and resources to help adults and youth learn about managing money, budgeting and other practical financial matters.

 

PA Tourette Syndrome Association

http://www.patsainc.org/

PA-TSA is also the only non-profit organization in the State of PA that provides advocacy and educational programs to help improve the lives of those who are affected by Tourette syndrome.

 

Yellow Pages for Kids

http://www.yellowpagesforkids.com/

Find resources in your area for children with disabilities from tutors to providers, therapists and more.

 

Youth Leadership Network

http://www.pyln.pbwiki.com/

Each month join the PYLN chat. This is for youth and young adults on topics that are important to their future and lead by young adults. Share experiences and share stories.

 

Acquired Brain Injury Network of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Log on to view a new PowerPoint presentation-Brain Injury Basics for Survivors and Families in Pennsylvania! adapted with permission from the newest revision of Brain Injury Basics for Families by the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey.

Call: Barb Dively at: 215-699-2139

E-mail: info@abin-pa.org

Web: http://www.abin-pa.org/

 

ASCEND Group

The Asperger Syndrome Alliance raises awareness, provides support and advocates for improved education.

Web: http://www.ascendgroup.org/

Phone: 610-449-6776

E-mail: info@ascendgroup.org

Autism Society of America Greater Philadelphia Chapter Web: www.asaphilly.org

AutismLink Web: www.autismlink.com

 

Community Service Program

Offers monthly meetings to help adults with mental health issues to live successfully in the community.

Bucks County:             Joyce Schug                 (215) 442-0760

Delaware County:        William Chambers       (610) 713-2365

Montgomery County:   Pam Howard               (610) 278-3625

Lehigh/Northampton:                                     (610) 861-2741

Southeastern PA Regional CSP meets the 1st Monday of most months at Norristown State Hospital, Bldg 6, 2nd Fl, from 4:30 - 6 pm. Contact Fred McLaren at 215-450-2855.

 

Consumer Satisfaction Teams

Teams of consumers and family members who seek system change through assessing and reporting on consumer and family satisfaction. Web: www.cstap.org

 

Bucks County: 215-442-1599 or 1-800-734-5665

Web: www.voiceandvisioninc.org

Delaware County: Adult: 610-713-2444 Child/Family Team: 610-713-9401

Lehigh County: 610-861-2741 or 1-888-691-4278

Montgomery County: Adult: 610-270-3685 Child/Family Team: 610-279-8511

Northampton County: 610-861-2741 or 1-888-691-4278

 

Kids Together Inc

A non-profit regional group working to increase awareness and remove barriers that exclude people with disabilities.

E-mail: staff@kidstogether.org Web: www.kidstogether.org

 

Mental Health Association of Southeast PA

MHASP is an advocacy, service and education association improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through programs and services.

215-751-1800 or 1-800-688-4226 Web: www.mhapa.org

 

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

NAMI is a family and consumer self-help, support, education, and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illness. Web: www.namipa.org

Bucks County................866-399-6264 www.namibucks.org

Delaware County...........610-623-0071 www.nami.org/sites/NAMIPA-DelawareCountyChapter

Lehigh County...............610-882-2101 www.namipalehighvalley.org/

Montgomery County......215-886-0177 www.montconami.com

Northampton County.....610-882-2102

Special Note for Montgomery County NAMI- In the beginning of 2011 the main NAMI Montgomery County operations will move to 100 W. Main Street in Lansdale.  This move will consolidate our Glenside and Norristown offices. Pottstown will remain open. Currently the Norrristown office is closed and calls will be forwarded to our Glenside office. 

Beginning in January our monthly family/caregiver support group that was held in Glenside will be held at Abington Presbyterian Church on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

A national, federally funded network of local crisis centers providing suicide prevention and intervention services.

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Web: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

La cuerda de salvamento nacional 1-888-628-9454 de la prevención del suicidio para los llamadores de habla hispana

 

Parents Involved Network

Assisting families with children having emotional or behavioral issues. Staff advocates facilitate educational workshops, support groups; bimonthly newsletter.

1-800-688-4226

Web: http://www.mhapa.org/

Delaware County...........610-713-9401

Montgomery County: Elizabeth Starks or Lisa Novick 610-279-8511 E-mail: estarks@mhasp.org or lnovick@mhasp.org

 

PRO-ACT

Pro-Act is a grassroots advocacy initiative in SE PA working to reduce addiction stigma, availability of adequate treatments, influencing public opinion and policy regarding the value of recovery. A three week family evaluation program is offered in five counties.

215-345-6644 or 1-800-221-6333 Web: http://www.proact.org/

 

Recovery, Inc.

A self-help mental health support group designed to relieve stress related symptoms. Call or email for weekly meeting times and locations.

Web: http://www.recovery-inc.org/

Southeastern PA............215-332-0722

Email: 155@recovery-inc.org

Northeastern PA............312-337-5661

Email: 156@recovery-inc.org

 

Women for Sobriety, Inc.

A national organization that offers programs that address needs of women with alcohol-related problems. Meeting locations are confidential. 215-536-8026 Fax: 215-538-9026

Web: http://www.womenforsobriety.org/

 

BC Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependency, Inc.

Offers programs of prevention, education, and advocacy; does consultation, assessment, intervention and treatment services.

Call: 1-800-221-6333 Web: http://www.bccadd.org/

 

BC Social Security Administration Office

444 Lincoln Highway (Rt.1)

Fairless Hills PA 19030

1-267-580-1200 or 1-800-772-1213

Web: http://www.ssa.gov/

 

Bensalem Family Resource Center

Call: 215-245-8563

E-mail Sharon Reeder at sreeder@stmaryhealthcare.org

 

Compeer of Bucks County

Volunteer to befriend a person in recovery; get together for about an hour each week. Participate in free group sponsored activities too.

215-785-2825

E-mail: jpulvers@mhasp.org

Web: http://www.mhasp.org/

 

Latino Leadership Alliance

Offers culturally sensitive & bilingual workshops & support services to the Latino community.

Bristol: 215-788-4452

Warminster: 215-444-0175

E-mail: LLABC@email.msn.com

 

NAMI Cares

Support Groups for Adults, Peer facilitated. Several locations in Bucks County. For information, call 866-399-6264.

 

NAMI Lower Bucks Consumer Club

Social activities, resource information, education and peer run support groups.

215-945-3700

E-mail: NAMILBCC@verizon.net

 

Reach Out Foundation

Empowering consumers ages 18+ to advocate for themselves and others.Drop by for peer support, attend weekly self-help groups, educational forums & social events. ROF has expanded and offers Dual Diagnosis Recovery and other support groups in Warminster.

215-428-0404

E-mail: rofbucks@verizon.net

Web: http://www.rofbucks.net/

 

Family Services Association of BC Teen Center

Open to youth ages 14-19 to socialize in a safe, teen-friendly environment located in the Oxford Valley Mall, Langhorne, PA.

215-757-7823

Other family services: 215-757-6916

Web: www.familyserviceofbucks.com

Parent & Family Resources

 

BC CHADD

Monthly support groups for caregivers of children with attention issues.

Ms. Sovinee: 215-736-1541

Web: http://www.chadd.org/

 

BC Department of Health Children's Health Clinics

Offers free immunizations to children without insurance. Call for dates, times and locations.

Upper Bucks................. 215-536-6500

Central Bucks................215-345-3344

Lower Bucks..................215-949-5805

 

Bucks County LIFE Program

152 Monroe Avenue Penndel

LIFE is a team of concerned, experienced parents and professionals who provide supportive services to families of children and adolescents with special needs. LIFE offers a variety of services to Bucks County residents, including the CARES Family Center. CARES offers a lending library, clothes closet, food pantry and hosts support groups.

Call: 215-750-7651

Web: http://www.lifeinbucks.org/

 

St. Mary's Parent/Family Resource Centers

Certified Parent Educators, who are parents themselves, facilitate many Parent/Child activities and educational workshops to support families throughout Central and Lower Bucks County.

Kelly Pagliei at 215 710-2345

E-mail: KPagliei@stmaryhealthcare.org

Web: http://www.stmaryhealthcare.org/

 

Sharing & Caring-PDD Autism Support/Education

A support group for parents of children with Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, or Neurological Disorders.

Holly Druckman: 215-321-3202 (between 10 am and 6 pm) E-mail: info@sharingcaringbuckscounty.org

Ambry Ward: ambryw@sharingcaringbuckscounty.org

 

UB Autism/PDD Support Network

Monthly meetings; call or send an email to receive a newsletter/activities.

Pam Haines: 215-453-9021

 

Hearing Voices Support Group

Offered every Monday beginning September 13, 2010 - 3:00 to 4:30p at Durham House LTSR.  Click Here for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Information

Member Services:
Bucks County: 877-769-9784
Delaware County: 888-207-2911
Lehigh County: 866-238-2311
Montgomery County: 877-769-9782
Northampton County: 866-238-2312

Provider Services:
Bucks/Montgomery: 877-769-9779
Delaware County: 800-686-1356
Lehigh/Northampton: 866-780-3368

Fraud & Abuse: 800-755-0850

For emergency situations always call 911