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Program Name: HelpLine
Agency Name: Mental Health Association
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Tish Weikel
Address: 540 East Washington Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Telephone #: 717-264-4301
Fax #: 717-264-3591
Email Address: tweikel@mhaff.org
Website URL: www.mhaff.org
Program Category: Peer Support, Other
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Other
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 5-10
Volunteers: None
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: HelpLine is a "Warm Line" phone service designed to provide reassurance, understanding and empathy from trained call specialists and certified peer specialists.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To actively help and promote mental wellness through advocacy, education, prevention, social action, and support of research and legislation.

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