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Mental Health & Wellness

What is Mental Health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. More about mental health 

Mental Health at Every Age

Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. In fact, a child’s first eight years have a big part to play in how they think, feel and act later. More about early childhood 

Teens and Mental Health

Rough days. Feeling down. Feeling alone. Teens and their friends experience a lot of emotions. It is always important to talk to someone like a parent or trusted adult. Learn how to give and get help. More for teens 

There are many paths to mental health and wellness for men, women, teens and children in Delaware. And there are many Delaware mental health services that can help people with mental illness. Learn more about mental health and early childhood development, suicide prevention, depression, anxiety and early onset psychosis and schizophrenia in Delaware. Find Delaware mental health information and mental health resources. Watch mental health videos. And visit our Initiatives section to learn more about the work of organizations like Project DelAWARE, Delaware System of Care, the Mental Health Association in Delaware and more.

Help Prevent Suicide

Over 100 Americans, teens through older adults, die by suicide each day. Suicide is preventable, so it’s important to know the warning signs, and to know what to do for yourself and others. Help is possible. Learn more about suicide 

Help for Mental Illness

Mental health problems are very common. They affect most of us. Even severe mental illness can be treated, and sometimes prevented. Learn the warning signs and find out about modern mental health care. More about overcoming challenges 

Let’s Think Differently

It’s time to recognize that getting help early for mental health challenges matters. That support from family and friends speeds recovery. And, that talking about mental health belongs out in the open. More about challenging stigma 

Delaware Mental Health Resources

This website is a collaboration among the Mental Health Association in Delaware, the Delaware Division of Services for Children, Youth and their Families and other dedicated Delaware mental health organizations and professionals. The Mental Health Association administers the site. The site shared trusted mental health information and resources.

Resources and help can also be found at www.mhainde.org 

Video Education Center

Experience many members of the Delaware mental health community, including youth advocates, sharing insights and best practices. View Videos 

Resource Directory

Find carefully selected websites, documents, data and more to improve your understanding of mental health issues and practice in Delaware. View Resources 

Notable Initiatives

Learn more about special initiative in Delaware related to System of Care, mental health in schools, autism and more.

Delaware Mental Health Calendar

This calendar displays just some of the mental health events and activities in Delaware. This calendar is a service of the Mental Health Association in Delaware and its partners.

Dec 03

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

This day is more than just an annual day showing support for people with disability all over the world. It is part of the movement dedicated to break down barriers to inclusion and advocate for the rights of people with disability. #idpwd

Dec 10

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

This day commemorates the UN’s Declaration of Human Rights created in 1948 and kicks off the promotion of its values throughout the year. It is a reminder that everyone must stand up for their rights and the rights of others. StandUp4HumanRights

Dec 31

MAKE UP YOUR MIND DAY

Each year, Make Up Your Mind Day on December 31st encourages us to quit wavering, to take a side, and follow through with a decision and stick to it. It is a great basis for creating New Year’s resolutions. #MakeUpYourMindDay

Everyone Has An Innerspace

Think Differently About Mental Health

Fresh Perspectives

The health of our minds is as important as the health of our bodies. Everyone can find new levels of mental wellness!

Most of Us

Most of us will experience a mental health challenge sometime in our life. Learn about how to get help in Delaware.

Life Stories

Strength. Hope. Resilience. We all have the power to meet the challenges of mental illness. Watch Life Stories!