Resources

Crisis Networks

Allegheny County

Re:solve – Crisis Network

Re:solve Crisis Network provides a 24-hour-a-day, 365-days-a-year telephone, Mobile crisis, walk-in and crisis residential services that are available to any Allegheny County resident no matter age, ability to pay, or whether they have used behavioral health services in the past.  They can be reached at 1-888-796-8226.  Re:solve – Crisis Network

Mercy Behavioral Health Crisis Center

The MBH Crisis Center, located on Pittsburgh’s South Side (264 S. 9th St.), provides crisis services 24 hours, seven days a week, 365 days a year.  Call or walk in any time.  They can be reached at 1-877-637-2924. Mercy Behavioral Health Crisis Center

Washington County

Washington Communities Human Services, Inc.

Crisis line staff provide supportive counseling, outreach, assessment, and referral information to individuals experiencing an emotional crisis or difficulty in coping with an emotional crisis or a behavioral problem.  Someone is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.  They can be reached at 1-877-225-3567.  Washington Communities Human Services, Inc.

Housing, Food Pantries, Clothing, Help with Utilities, etc.

South Hills Interfaith Ministries (SHIM)
http://shim-center.org/

North Hills Community Outreach – two food pantries, utility assistance, emergency financial help
http://www.nhco.org/

Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Food – http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx
Housing – http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/housing/index.aspx

Teen Body Image and Self-Esteem

Teenagers experience many changes including managing new pressures, and growing up in a world that parents may not relate to.  Body image is just one of the issues they are likely to face. Visit A Practical Guide for Parents for more information regarding advice for improving their self-esteem and supporting them as they grow up.

Teen Body Image and Self-Esteem – A Practical Guide for Parents:
https://www.freederm.co.uk/body-image-and-self-esteem