BLAIR COUNTY SUPPORT GROUPS / ORGS

 

 

BLAIR COUNTY NAMI    

A Family to Family class is now forming in the Blair County area. This program provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person that you love who is living with mental illness. You will quickly learn that you are not alone as you journey with other family members and caregivers who have walked your path. Call to register or for more information. (814) 943-0414 ext. 3065      office.blairnami@gmail.com   HELPLINE (814) 942-4779
NAMI PA Blair County,   PO BOX 3155,   Altoona, PA 16603

 

BLAIR COUNTY YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION TASK FORCE

Mark Frederick
Supervisor, Central Point of Contact
Altoona Regional Health System, Behavioral Health
501 Howard Ave., Building C, Suite 201
Altoona, PA
Phone: 814-889-6717

The Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force was created in 2004. There are representatives from schools, medical, youth-serving agencies, faith community, mental health, parent survivor, and other community service providers. The task force has expanded beyond youth to suicide awareness and prevention for the general community.