Delaware’s 24-hour Child Priority Response Hotline:
1-800-969- HELP (4357) or dial 9-1-1 for emergency response.

Web Resources

Additional Resources and Information

Phone Contacts

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)

  • Delaware Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health’s Crisis Intervention Services – Mobile Crisis (for those 18 and older):
    (800) 652-2929 (statewide);
    577-2484 (New Castle Crisis);
    (800) 345-6785 (Kent/Sussex Crisis)

    Note: Any police department, hospital or walk-in clinic can call a mobile crisis unit for anyone in distress.

  • Delaware’s Mental Health Hotline: (800) 652-2929

  • Delaware’s 211

  • Mental Health Association in Delaware:
    564-6833 in New Castle;
    (800) 289-8336 in Kent or Sussex

  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Delaware (NAMI-DE):
    427-0787 in New Castle;
    744-9356 in Kent;
    226-3334 in Sussex