Crisis Prevention and Intervention Resources
Mobile Crisis Team
Delaware County has a mobile crisis team to assist in times of need. Attached is the brochure for the Delaware County Crisis Connections Team
Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems – 225 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA 19082, 610-352-4703, www.holcombbhs.org
Holcomb also has a large Drug and Alcohol Prevention Unit located in Media – 484-444-0412
Psychiatric Crisis Center
The County has two Psychiatric Crisis Centers that provide crisis intervention, 24 Hour telephone and walk-in services, as well as Psychiatric Emergency Commitment Procedures. Crozer Chester Medical Center services the communities located in the South & Western part of the County and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital services the North and Eastern parts of Delaware County.
Assessment for Drug & Alcohol Services can occur at the following facilities:
Centralized Intake and Treatment
Lastly, the County's DCORT service provides Individual and Community Behavioral Health support and referral following times of emergencies and/or disasters. This mobile team is deployed at the command of the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Coordinator for the County when a long term community counseling need is identified.
University of Maryland School of Medicine: Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events in Schools:
Tips for Administrator to reinforce school safety: http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/schoolsafety_admin.aspx
In addition, the following attachments are provided: