• Social Emotional Well-Being & Parent Resources

    Social Emotional Well-Being

    Delaware County Crisis/Mental Health Resources (Crisis intervention)

    • Crozer Chester Medical Center 610-447-7600 
    • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital 610-237-4210 
    • Delaware County 24/7 Mobile Crisis Unit 1-855-889-7827 


    • Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect  1-800-932-0313
    • Victims of Sexual Assault 24hr Hotline 610-566-4342

    Drug and Alcohol Resources

    • County-wide 24/7 Drug & Alcohol Assessment  1-800-558-9600
    • Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems  610-352-4703 (Drug and Alcohol Prevention Unit)
    • NHS Human Services 610-534-3636 (Assessment, Outpatient/Intensive Outpatient)
    • 1-888-UNDER21 To report underage drinking parties, establishments that provide alcohol to those under 21, or people providing false identification call state police at this anonymous reporting number.
    • Stop medicine abuse

    Suicide Prevention

    Eating Disorders


    Parent Resources

    • Visit the CHIP Health Insurance website – Pennsylvania’s program to provide health insurance to all uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance
    • Visit CHADD – Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for parents of individuals with ADHD.
    • Visit becauseiloveyou.org – BILY is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting parents with troubled children of any age.
    • Arc of Delaware County is an advocacy organization that assists families in navigating the special education system and connects families to peer support groups and recreational activities for their children.
    • Public Citizens for Children and Youth – PCCY is an advocacy group dedicated to improving the lives of children. PCCY’s Child Healthwatch hotline is a phone line for help when applying for Medical Assistance or CHIP.


    Book Recommendations for Parents

    • The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids by Madeline Levine
    • Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence by Rosalind Wiseman
    • The Optimistic Child: Proven Program to Safeguard Children from Depression & Build Lifelong Resilience by Martin E. Seligman
    • Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries, and Phobias by Tamar Chansky
    • The Whipped Parent: Hope for Parents Raising an Out-of-Control Teen by Kathryn O’Dea
    • Reality Gap: Alcohol, Drugs, and Sex-What Parents Don’t Know and Teens Aren’t Telling by Stephen Wallace
    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey
    • How to Talk So Kids will Listen and Listen So Kids will Talk by Elaine Mazlish