Social Emotional Well-Being & Parent Resources

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.

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders


Parent Resources

CHIP Health Insurance

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

BILY is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting parents with troubled children of any age.

Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania

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

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

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