Delaware County Behavioral Health & Crisis Resources

Crisis Prevention and Intervention Resources:

 
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 StreetUpper 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.

 

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.

 

Crozer Chester Medical Center, 610-447-7600- One Medical Center Blvd.

Chester, PA 19013, www.crozer.org

 

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital- 610-237-4210- 1500 Lansdowne Ave. Darby, PA 19013, www.mercyhealth.org

 

Assessment for Drug & Alcohol Services can occur at the following facilities:

 

Centralized Intake and Treatment:

 

Keystone Center- Assessment- 610-876-9000, 2001Providence Road Chester, PA 19013, www.KeyStoneCenter.net Crozer Chester Medical Center- Assessment, Outpatient / Intensive Outpatient, Case management, Prevention-610-497-7223, 2600 W. 9th Street  Chester, PA 19013, www.crozer.org

 

NHS Human Services- Assessment, Outpatient / Intensive Outpatient, - 610-534-3636,  800 Chester Pike Sharon Hill, PA 19079, www.nhsonline.org

 

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.

 

Delaware County Disaster Crisis Outreach & Referral Team- Delaware County Office of Behavioral Health- 610-713-2365 located at 20 South 69th Street Upper Darby, PA 19082 DCORT Coordinator- Shannon F. Thomas- ThomasSF@co.delaware.pa.us

 
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

 
NASP Resources: A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope: http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/terror_general.aspx
 
Tips for Parents and Teachers in talking to kids about tragedy: http://www.apa.org/school-shooting.aspx
 
APS: Helping Your Children Manage Distress In The Aftermath Of A Shooting: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/aftermath.aspx

 

In addition, the following attachments are provided:

- Delaware County Crisis Guide

- Delaware County Adult Directory of Services: Drug & Alcohol and Mental Health

- Delaware County Directory of Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Services

- NASP: Talking to Children about Violence- Tips for Parents and Teachers

- Talking to Your Students Following The Sandy Hook School Shooting (GuideSchl2012)

- Talking With Children/Students About the Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting