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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 Name
​Contact Name​Link to Plan
​Certification Status
Buck County Community CollegeDr. Dekia Smith
BucksCares@bucks.edu
Buck County Community College PlanX
Delaware County Community CollegeDr. Eileen Haase
Ehaase2@dccc.edu
Delaware County Community College PlanX
University of PittsburghDr. Jay E. Darr
jay.darr@pitt.edu
University of Pittsburgh PlanX
Northampton Community CollegeDr. Eric Rosenthal
erosenthal@northampton.edu
Northampton Community College PlanX
Penn College of TechnologyDr. Kathy Zakarian
kathy.zakarian@pct.edu
Penn College of Technology PlanX

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.