Delaware County Behavioral Health & Crisis Resources

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.
  • 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, 2001 Providence 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: