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Postsecondary Student Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plans

All institutions of higher education (IHEs) are encouraged to develop and implement a plan to advise students and staff on mental health and suicide prevention resources available on and off campus.  In accordance with Act 110 of 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) annually posts a list of IHEs that adopt student mental health and suicide prevention plans.

Institution
Contact person
Link to plan
Designated Institution
Bucknell UniversityMarina Shafran, Ph.D.
marina.shafran@bucknell.edu 
Bucknell University
X
Bucks County Community College
Dr. Dekia Smith
BucksCares@bucks.edu
Bucks County Community College
X
​Community College of Beaver County
​Amanda Bitkowski, LPC
amanda.bitkowski@ccbc.edu
​Community College of Beaver County
​X
Delaware County Community College
Dr. Lynette Luckers
lluckers@dccc.edu
Delaware County Community College
X
Harriburg Area Community College
Shelly Blanchette, MS, LPC, NCC
sablanch@hacc.edu
Harrisburg Area Community College
X
​Lafayette College
​Fallyn M. Lee, Ph.D​Lafayette College
X​
Montgomery County Community CollegeNichole Kang, Ph.D.
nkang@mc3.edu
Montgomery County Community College
X
Northampton Community CollegeDr. Eric Rosenthal
erosenthal@northampton.edu
Northampton Community CollegeX
Penn College of TechnologyDr. Kathy Zakarian
kathy.zakarian@pct.edu
Penn College of Technology
X
Thomas Jefferson UniversityMeghan O'Meara
Meghan.OMeara@jefferson.edu
Thomas Jefferson University
X

Disclaimer: Pursuant to Act 110 of 2018, PDE is required to post mental health and suicide prevention plans submitted by institutions of higher education.  These plans have not been evaluated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not endorse the content of the plans and does not assume any legal liability or responsibility whatsoever for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information disclosed.