Mental Health Services and Resources

Below you will find resources for mental health and social services. This list is comprised of state funded and non-profit groups, who aim to assist members of the community during times of need. 

Please click below for a comprehensive guide to mental health and prevention services in the below states:

Helplines

National Suicide Prevention

National 24 Hour Helpline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Text "HOME" to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S.

Delaware Mobile Crisis Intervention

Northern Delaware: 800-652-2929
Southern Delaware: 800-345-6785

Delaware Child Priority Response

Helpline: 1-800-969-HELP (4357)

Contact Lifeline - Crisis Services in Delaware

Helpline: 1-800-262-9800

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Helpline: (800) 950-6264
Text "NAMI" to 741741

National Alliance on Mental Illness | Delaware

Helpline: (888) 427-2643

Mental Health Association in Delaware

Crisis Intervention Service (New Castle Co.): (800) 652-2929
Crisis Intervention Service (Kent & Sussex): (800) 345-6785

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional and can be taken by clicking here. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources. This screening also includes an alcohol use and substance use component, as these can play a significant role in mental health. 

Community Mental Health Clinics 

Click below for state-run clinics which do not require health insurance: 

New Castle Co: (302) 778-6900
Kent Co: (302) 857-5490
Sussex Co: (302) 856-5490

Counseling Services 

Allied Behavioral Health

Allied Behavioral Health is a multidisciplinary group practice serving the Bear, Glasgow, Newark, Middletown and Wilmington areas. 

Newark location:
(302) 832-1282, ext. 200

Wilmington location:
(302) 832-1282, ext. 202

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities offers a behavioral health program consisting of multiple services for individuals needing help with emotional, behavioral, or mental health services. Catholic Charities provides counseling services to anyone for whom outpatient treatment is the right choice. 

Wilmington: (302) 655-9624
Dover: (302) 674-1600
Georgetown: (302) 856-9578 

Christiana Counseling

Christiana Counseling is a mutli-specialty, mental health and addicitions practice. The practice has professional trainers, licensed clinical social workers, and professional counselors of mental health which provide a spectrum of outpatient services to individuals of all ages. 

Phone: (302) 995-1680 

Delaware CORE

Delaware CORE (Community Outreach, Referral, and Early Intervention) provides an array of servicse at no cost to young adults ages 16 - 25 who are experiencing early psychosis.

Phone: (888) 284-6030

Mind & Body Consortium

Formerly F.H. Everett & Associates, Mind & Body Consortium delivers professional mental health services to children and families in Kent and Sussex counties. 

Dover: (302) 674-2380
Milford: (302) 674-1299

Psychiatric Hospitals 

The following centers provide inpatient and partial hospitaliation treatment programs:

MeadowWood Behavioral Health System

New Castle County: (302) 238-3330

Rockford Center

New Castle County: (302) 996-5480

Wilmington Hospital CAPES Unit

New Castle County: (302) 428-2118 

Dover Behavioral Health System

Kent County & Sussex County: (302) 741-0140

Office of Student Concerns

Contact Jake McCready at jason.r.mccready@wilmu.edu or at (302) 295-1163.