Help For Learners in Need
Learner in Crisis
- Are you or another learner in crisis while on campus?
- A “crisis” is defined as a situation in or another Learner is a potential danger to yourself or others.
- Please contact security first.
- The safety of a person in crisis takes precedence, and our security personnel are trained in handling emergency situations.
- However, if the learner is not in immediate danger, consider more discreet ways to get that person the appropriate help.
HACC's faculty counselors provide guidance, support, and assistance to HACC learners, in regards to a number of concerns. Counselors can help learners with:
- Academic goalsetting and planning (academic advising)
- Career exploration and decision making
- College and family life balance: balancing conflicting demands (work, life, etc) that may cause stress or anxiety
- College success skills
- Community resources for food, shelter and transportation
- Life-skills facilitation
- Help with test anxiety
- Time management issues
- Transfer exploration and decisions
- Listening to concerns and making referrals to the appropriate colleagues, college units, or external partners.
- Provide information about community resources
Community Resources Map
Crisis Intervention Hotlines
- Dauphin County Crisis Intervention: -717-232-7511, 888-596-4447
- East Cumberland & Perry Counties -717-761-6013
- Lancaster County -717-394-2631
- Lebanon County/Good Samaritan Hospital -717-274-3363
- West Cumberland & Perry Counties -800-350-4357
- York County Crisis Intervention -717-851-5320, 800-673-2496
- Suicide and Depression Hotline -717-834-3326
Mental Health Resources
Here are some additional community resources to which anyone can refer a learner.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -1-800-273-8255.
The Lifeline provides free and confidential support 24/7 for people in distress, as well as offers resources for prevention and crisis mitigation.
- The Trevor Lifeline (Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth) -866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)
- CDC-INFO (Formerly known as the CDC National STD and AIDS Hotline) -1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
- Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline -1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), press 1
- Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse) -1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)
- National Sexual Assault Hotline) -1800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673) - 24-hour online hotline: https://ohl.rainn.org/online/
- National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline -1-866-331-9474 Offers Free, 24/7, Confidential Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
- Dauphin County Crisis Intervention -717-232-7511 or 888-596-4447
Any individual who is having a crisis may call the Dauphin County Crisis Intervention Emergency Health Service
- Lancaster County Behavioral Health and Development Services -717-394-2631
24-hour service to persons experiencing frightening desperation, loss of control or suicidal thoughts. Includes phone hot line, walk-in and outreach.
- Lebanon Mental Health Services -717-274-3415
Offers case management services, provides intake, assessment and coordination of the various psychological services
- York and Gettysburg Counties Wellspan Health Behavioral Crisis Intervention -717-851-5320 or 800-673-2496
For crisis/emergency situations. Offers 24-hour crisis counseling that individuals may access either through a toll-free telephone number or face-to-face interview at Gettysburg and York Hospital Emergency Departments
Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis
- Lebanon Domestic Violence Intervention -717-273-7191
- National Domestic Violence Hotline -800-799-SAFE
- Rape Crisis and Domestic Violence Services -800-654-1211
- RAINN: Rape, Abuse, and Incent National Network - 800-656-HOPE
- Sexual Assault Resource & Counseling Center (SARCC) Lebanon -717-272-5308
- Lancaster Domestic Violence -717-299-1249
- York Victim Assistance Center -717-854-3131
- York ACCESS York -717-846-5400
Drug and Alcohol