HACC Students

Wellness Resources

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.
    1. Call your appropriate campus security number.
    2. Use the Hawk Response app.
    3. Send someone to get security.
  • 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.


Non-Crisis Counseling

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


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


Drug and Alcohol

Counseling Resources

HACC Students:

Mental Health Channel Button

Watch inspiring stories of individual wellness journeys

ULifeline Web button

Join the online resource for college mental health


Obtain reliable substance abuse information and support .


Obtain information on the prevention and awareness of relationship abuse and sexual assault

HACC Student Veterans:

Adjusting to Life at Home

Find information on health and education benefits, support services and ways to link up with other veterans

Veteran's Hotline

Call to speak with a trained veteran about challenges or questions you have about services and benefits

Student Veterans of America

Connect with students veterans from college campuses across the US