An overwhelming 32.8% of Delaware adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s nearly a third of state resident adults. Reports of depression among Delaware’s youth also rate higher than the national average.
It’s clear that Delaware residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Delaware Crisis Intervention
The state government offers two mental health helplines, one for Northern DE and one for Southern DE. Residents of Northern Delaware can call 800-652-2929 and those in Southern Delaware can call 800-345-6785 to be connected with a specialist. Click here to visit the state’s crisis intervention website, which offers more info.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Delaware-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.