Helpful Resources

A Directory of Services to help you find answers to your questions, as well as understand and manage issues associated with health, social services, addiction, mental illness, and HIV/AIDS.

Local Health and Social Services
Learn About Addiction and Mental Illness
HIV/AIDS Resources

Directory of Human Services for Delaware 2013

Local Health and Social Services

1212 Club
A recovery clubhouse providing a safe haven for those seeking recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction. Located at the corner of 27th and Washington Streets in Wilmington.

Alcoholics Anonymous

302-655-5113 (New Castle County)
302-736-1567 (Kent County)
302-856-6452 (Sussex County)
AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Crisis Assessment and Psychiatric Emergency Services (CAPES)
800-652-2929 (Delaware Mobile Crisis Team)
302-428-2118 (Christiana Care 24-Hour Crisis Line)
An intervention unit at Wilmington Hospital for acute behavioral health emergencies.

Delaware Helpline
The online guide to human services in Delaware. Search for information and referrals, including emergency housing and food, legal services, child support, transportation, mental health counseling, and family issues.

Delaware Resource Guide
HIV/AIDS related services throughout the State of Delaware, from the Delaware HIV Consortium.

Go Local Delaware
Search for health services in Delaware by location, disease, or provider.

Kent/Sussex Detox Center
Residential detoxification services, counseling, group lectures, acupuncture, evaluation, and referral for alcohol and drug abusers.

Kirkwood Detox Center
Residential detoxification services including counseling, group lectures, evaluation, and referrals for alcohol and drug abusers.

Narcotics Anonymous
302-777-0597 (New Castle County)
1-800-317-3222 (Kent/Sussex)
An international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 28,000 weekly meetings in 113 countries.

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Learn About Addiction and Mental Illness

Substance Abuse and Alcohol Therapies and Treatment Programs:

Addiction Treatment Forum
Addiction Treatment Forum reports on substance abuse and addiction therapies, research, news, and events of interest to both healthcare professionals and patients with a focus on Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction.

National Recovery Month
SAMHSA's Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month effort aims to promote the societal benefits of alcohol and drug use disorder treatment, laud the contributions of treatment providers and promote the message that recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders in all its forms is possible.

Paths to Recovery
An initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and SAMHSA/CSAT designed to strengthen the substance abuse field's ability to improve the process of care that facilitates patient access to and retention in substance abuse treatment programs.

Mental Illness Stigma & Discrimination:

Bring Change to Mind
The fear of stigma and discrimination can have a devastating effect on those living with mental illness. Change happens one person at a time. If you are living with a mental illness, know someone who is, or just want to help, take our pledge to help end stigma.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation:

Harm Reduction Coalition
Committed to reducing drug-related harm among individuals and communities by initiating and promoting local, regional, and national harm reduction education, interventions, and community organizing.

U.S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.

Heroin Abuse and Addiction Research:

NIDA Report: Heroin Abuse and Addiction
An overview of the latest research findings on heroin abuse and addiction, from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Workshops and Professional Development:

Training and Development
The Training Catalog from the Delaware Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health includes continuing education workshops, inservice offerings, and important additional information to aid you in your professional development.

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HIV/AIDS Resources

AIDS Delaware
Works to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS by providing comprehensive social and support services, advocacy for compassionate public policy, and prevention and education.

More original, daily news on developments in the world of HIV than any other HIV website. Includes completely searchable databases of HIV treatment and care, worldwide HIV organization listings, and one of the most comprehensive ranges of patient information available on the web.

Questions & Answers, Fact Sheets, Brochures, Prevention Programs, Statistics and Surveillance, and more.

Delaware HIV Consortium
A statewide non-profit that ensures quality HIV treatment and prevention services throughout Delaware. Includes Online Resource Guide, Trainings Registry, hotlines, and statistics.

National Minority AIDS Council
Developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

The Body
The complete HIV/AIDS resource with 550+ topic areas, including Ask the Experts, Connecting to Others, and tools for those just diagnosed, women, and African Americans.

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