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Mental Health: Depression

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In the Catalog

Crisis Intervention

Crisis Hotlines

  • Child Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 1-800-969-HELP (4357)
    Delaware Guidance Services offers Child Priority Response Services which include a 24-hour crisis hotline, community and school crisis intervention, and short term crisis stabilization.
  • Christiana Care Psychiatric Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    Psychiatric Crisis Team is a group of specially trained registered nurses who are available 24 hours a day for emergency response. The team offers immediate intervention for those in crisis because of psychiatric illness.
  • Crisis Intervention Services, Northern Delaware: 1-800-652-2929
    Crisis Intervention Services, Southern Delaware: 1-800-345-6785
    Crisis Intervention Service staff are available 24 hours a day to assist people, 18 years and older, with severe personal, family, or marital problems, including depression, major life changes, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness, thoughts of suicide, delusions, paranoia, and substance abuse.
  • Crisis Text Line: 741741
    A US not-for-profit organization providing free crisis intervention via SMS message, available 24 hours a day, every day, throughout the US.

Suicide Hotlines

  • National Hopeline Network: 1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
    People across the nation can access crisis center services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    Text: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
    Provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resource for you or your loved ones. Also available in Spanish and for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Depression

Suicide and Self-Harm