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Psychiatric Crisis Hotlines

Call 302-320-2118. Our Psychiatric Crisis Team is a group of specially trained registered nurses who are available 24 hours a day for emergency response. The team offers immediate intervention for those in crisis because of psychiatric illness.

The state of Delaware operates the following crisis hotlines:

  • Child Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 800-969-4357.
  • Adult Mobile Crisis Hotline (New Castle County): 800-652-2929.
  • Adult Mobile Crisis Hotline (Kent and Sussex Counties): 800-345-6785.
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Christiana Care Health System PO Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 800-693-CARE