Resources

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
TEXT LINE 741-741

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.


Lawrence County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Their mission is to educate, de-stigmatize, and increase awareness of suicide in Lawrence County.

Human Services
130 W. North St.
New Castle, PA 16101
724-510-3266

Support Group Meets 4th Monday of Every Month
Where: New Castle Library, 1st Floor, Copernicus Room, 207 E. North St., New Castle, PA 16101
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
RSVP Appreciated but not required: suicidelossgroup@humanservicescenter.org or call Michele at 724-510-3271


Lawrence County Drug & Alcohol

The Lawrence County Drug and Alcohol Commission, Inc. (LCDAC) is a Pennsylvania non-profit organization, acting as a single-county authority to provide planning, organization, monitoring and funding of drug and alcohol services.  Sources of funding include federal and state grants.  LCDAC also provides drug and alcohol case management, prevention, intervention, student assistance programs, and recovery support services.

20 E. Washington Street, 2nd Floor
New Castle, PA 16101
P: 724-658-5580
info@lawsca.swsix.com


Human Services Center
HSC 24 Hour Crisis Intervention Hotline – 724-652-9000

The Human Services Center is a comprehensive community behavioral healthcare provider. We are one of the region’s largest providers of outpatient mental health services.

Human Services
130 W. North St.
New Castle, PA 16101
724-510-3266


SAMHSA – Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.


Project Semicolon

Project Semicolon is an organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Their work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide. Through raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, we know we can save lives.


Al-Anon/ Alateen

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. They believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery. No one can take away another person’s pain, but here are some of the ways that Al-Anon/Alateen may be able to help a person who has lost a loved one due to alcoholism.

Support Group meets Every Monday
Where: Northminster United Presbyterian Church, 2434 Wilmington Rd., New Castle, PA 16105
Time: 7:00 pm


Highland House

Highland House is a long-term residential program designed for women over 18 years of age who are in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addictions.

Highland Administrative Office:
20 South Mercer St Ste 2B
P.O. Box 1405 (mailing)
New Castle, PA 16103
P: 724-856-7211 or 724-856-7349


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)  Meetings 

AA is a fellowship of men & women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Call or Text: 724-923-0236 ( District 61 Answering Service
LCDistrict61@gmail.com

Click Here for Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Schedule 

AA Meeting Schedule
Monday
7:00pm (Open Speaker to anyone): St. Jude’s Episcopal Church-Trinity, 212 N. Mill St., New Castle, PA
7:00pm (Open Discussion to anyone & Big Book Step Study) : New Hope Wesleyan Church, 2300 Pulaski Rd., New Castle, PA
8:00pm (Open Discussion to anyone); Wurtemburg United Methodist Church, 1244 Portersville Rd., Ellwood City, PA
8:15pm (Open Discussion to anyone & Grapevine) : New Creation Free Methodist Church- Arlington, 767 Arlington Ave., New Castle, PA

Tuesday
8:00pm (1st & 3rd Open Study, 2nd & 4th Closed Discussion for AA members only): Free Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 412 Glen Ave., & Pittsburgh Circle, Ellwood City, PA
6:30pm (Big Book): St. Camillus Church, CCD Building, 314 Englewood Ave., New Castle, PA
8:00pm (Closed Discussion for AA members only): St. Camillus Church, CCD Building, 314 Englewood Ave., New Castle, PA

Wednesday
11:00 am (Open Discussion to anyone): St. Jude’s Episcopal Church-Trinity, 212 N. Mill St., New Castle, PA
7:30pm (Open Discussion to anyone & Big Book):Wurtemburg United Methodist Church, 1244 Portersville Rd., Ellwood City, PA
8:00pm (Open Discussion to anyone & Big Book): New Creation Free Methodist Church- Arlington, 767 Arlington Ave., New Castle, PA

Thursday
6:30pm (Open Discussion to anyone): St. Camillus Church, CCD Building, 314 Englewood Ave., New Castle, PA
7:00pm ( Women’s Open Discussion to anyone): Trinity Lutheran Church, 207 Spring St., Ellwood City, PA

Friday
6:30pm (Open Discussion to anyone): St. Jude’s Episcopal Church-Trinity, 212 N. Mill St., New Castle, PA
8:00pm (Open Speaker to anyone) : Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church, 258 Slippery Rock Dr., Ellwood City, PA

Saturday
11:00am (Open Discussion to anyone & Big Book): Christ Lutheran Church, 1302 E. Washington St., New Castle, PA
7:00pm (Open Discussion to anyone & Big Book): Trinity Lutheran Church, 207 Spring St., Ellwood City, PA
8:00pm: (1st & 3rd Open Discussion, 2nd & 4th Open Speaker): Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Rd., New Castle, PA

Sunday
8:00pm (Open Speaker to anyone): Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2434 Wilmington Rd., New Castle, PA
8:05pm (Open Discussion to anyone): Trinity Lutheran Church, 207 Spring St., Ellwood City, PA


Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.

Locations:
Epworth United Methodist Church
805 E. Washington St.
New Castle, PA 16101
724-946-2816
Contact: Ron Nagel
Meeting Time: Tuesday 7:00 pm

New Life Baptist Church
3414 PA 208
New Wilmington, PA 16142
724-946-2816
Contact: Ron Nagel
Meeting Time: Thursday 7:00 pm