Social Emotional Well-Being
Delaware County Crisis/Mental Health Resources
Crozer Chester Medical Center 610.447.7600 (Crisis intervention)
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital 610.237.4210 (Crisis intervention)
Delaware County 24/7 Mobile Crisis Unit 1.855.889.7827 (Crisis intervention)
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.
CHIP Health Insurance www.chipcoverspakids.com
Pennsylvania’s program to provide health insurance to all uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance
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.
BILY-Because I Love You www.becauseiloveyou.org
BILY is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting parents with troubled children of any age.
Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania www.parenttoparent.org
Parent to Parent is a statewide parent peer support network for parents and caregivers who are caring for children with behavioral health concerns.
Arc of Delaware County http://www.thearcofdelco.org/
Arc 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 www.pccy.org
PCCY is an advocacy group dedicated to improving the lives of children. PCCY’s Child Healthwatch hotline is a phone line to call 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