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Emotional Support Resources -- State College, PA


New Story Schools prides itself on being a part of the vast and vibrant special education community in the areas that we serve. However, we know that, for most families, the need for services and support rarely ends with the school day. Luckily, most areas offer a lot of additional services for emotional support.

For our families in State College, Pennsylvania, here are just a few ideas for resources.

Community Resources:

  • Penn State University Counseling and Psychological Services offers wellness and self-help options, group/individual/couples counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric services and community education and outreach. Visit to learn more.
  • The Mental Health Task Force is a jointly established task force by Centre County and the Borough of State College to recommend enhancements to, and identify strengths of, the mental health crisis delivery system in Centre County. Visit to learn more.
  • The Meadows Psychiatric Center is an inpatient treatment facility, where individuals facing a mental health crisis can “find the stability, support and treatment they need.” Visit to learn more.
  • Centre Helps provides four key program areas – 24-hour helpline, basic needs case management, educational programming, and volunteer training. Visit to learn more.

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Please note that New Story Schools is not affiliated with, nor do we endorse, these services, but simply provide this as a research resource.

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