In Crisis

  • Immediate Counseling Needs

    If you are in crisis and need to talk to a professional counselor/support person, please call:

    Delaware Crisis Intervention Hotline at (800) 652-2929

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255

    Crisis Text Line - Text 4Hope to 741741 on your mobile phone

    Additional mental health resources both in and out of school can be found on the School Counseling Program Google Site -

    Teen Mental Health First Aid (TMHFA)

    SPA Staff are certified in teen mental health that “teaches how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges ... how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.”
    • Our Students are taught teen Mental Health First Aid which “teaches high school students how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health or substance use issues in their friends and peers.”
    • This is a 5 session course taught to our students by TMHFA certified staff in partnership with NAMI Delaware.
    For more information on Teen Mental Health First Aid, go to the TMHFA website: