Pittsburgh and Online Referrals

Pittsburgh Referrals for West Penn Students

Referrals in the Pittsburgh Area (412 area code)

The following list of mental health service providers is for informational purposes and is not intended to imply endorsement.

Mental Health Emergencies

  • Allegheny County MH/MR/Drug and Alcohol                            350-4457

  • CONTACT Pittsburgh                                                             820-4357/HELP

  • Help Line                                                                              578-2450


Abuse - Domestic

  • Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center, Inc.                                          1-888-299-HOPE

  • Women's Center and Shelter                                                  687-8005

  • Womensplace                                                                       678-4616


Abuse - Sexual

  • Center for Victims of Violent Crime                                         392-8582 (24 hour hotline)

  • PAAR - Pittsburgh Action Against Rape                                  765-2731 (hotline)


IDS Counseling

  • Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force                                                   242-2500



  • Allegheny County MH/MR                                                      350-4457

  • Jewish Family and Children's Services                                     422-7200

  • Family Links                                                                         343-7166 and 661-6524


Drug and Alcohol

  • Allegheny County MH/MR/Drug and Alcohol                             350-4457


Eating Disorders

  • PENED (support groups)                                                         366-9966

  • Western Psychiatric Inst. COPE                                              647-9845


Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Services

  • Persad Center, Inc. (counseling)                                               441-9786

  • PFLAG (parents, families and friends of lesbians and gays)         421-1250


Self Help and Support Groups

  • United Way Helpline                                                                 578-2450


Long Distance Learners

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If you are interested in determining if similar services are available at Clarion University please contact the Clarion University counseling Services office at (814) 393-2255.


  • www.nbcc.org (click on Counselor to find a counselor list outside the U.S., e-mail: counselorlist@nbcc.org
  • www.apa.org (click on Find a Psychologist)
Last Updated 3/4/20