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Caring, Consistent, Collaborative Healthcare

We offer no-cost assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Dover Behavioral Health System offers comprehensive behavioral health treatment services to children, adolescents and adults.
Inpatient Treatment

Patients in need of immediate stability for acute psychiatric disorders are treated in our inpatient treatment program by our caring and dedicated professionals.

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Adolescent Partial Hospitalization

Adolescents ages 12–17 who need support for acute psychiatric disorders but are functioning well enough not to require inpatient care are treated in our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP).

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Substance Use Disorder Intensive Outpatient

Dover Behavioral Health System offers an Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for substance use disorder at our locations in Dover and Georgetown, Delaware.

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Detoxification

The Adult Chemical Dependency Inpatient Program at Dover Behavioral Health System provides a medically supervised detoxification and recovery program.

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Assessments and Referrals

Dover Behavioral Health System provides access to our assessment and referral center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No appointment is needed.

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Adult Partial Hospitalization

Patients in need of support transitioning from inpatient care, or who require more intensive care than traditional outpatient may benefit from our Partial Hospital Program (PHP).

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Services

Dover Behavioral Health System offers a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for children ages 9–11 with acute psychiatric or behavioral disorders who need support, but are functioning well enough not to require inpatient care. This program is offered from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on weekdays.

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When adolescents need intensive behavioral health services, our experienced staff provides techniques to help strengthen their self-confidence for healthier relationships and a more fulfilling life. Dover Behavioral Health System offers acute psychiatric inpatient services as well as an outpatient Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) to adolescents ages 12–17.

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When adults require intensive behavioral health services, our experienced staff provides techniques to help strengthen their self-confidence for healthier relationships and a more fulfilling life. Dover Behavioral Health System offers acute psychiatric inpatient services as well as outpatient services to adults ages 18 and up.

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Dover Behavioral Health System provides individualized comprehensive treatment to active duty, retired, reservists and National Guard members of all branches of the military.

Through our inpatient, partial and evening programs, military members and their families receive quality and specialized care from our dedicated clinical team of psychiatrists, social workers, allied therapists and mental health technicians.

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Patient Stories

Joint Commission
Licensing and Accreditation

Dover Behavioral Health System is dedicated to providing the highest level of quality care to our patients. The Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval on our website shows that we have demonstrated compliance to the most stringent standards of performance, and we take pride in our accreditation.

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Partnerships

As a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Dover Behavioral Health System provides education and resources to the communities we serve.

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What to Bring

Learn about what items, including clothing and personal items, should be brought to treatment at Dover Behavioral Health System.

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Our Staff

Find out about the diverse and highly trained staff of behavioral health professionals that strive to make every experience at Dover Behavioral Health System the best it could be.

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Suicide Prevention Efforts at Dover Behavioral Health System

As a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance on Suicide Prevention, Dover Behavioral Health System provides education and resources to the communities we serve.

Dover Behavioral Health System, Dover Campus

Dover Behavioral Health System, 725 Horsepond Road, Dover, DE 19901Contact Us

Dover Behavioral Health System, Sussex Campus

404 S. Bedford St. Georgetown, DE 19947Contact Us

Please note, the Sussex Campus is for outpatient treatment only. In case of a medical emergency, psychiatric crisis, or if you are at risk of harming yourself or others, CALL 911 or seek the nearest emergency room. If you need to reach us immediately, call us at 302-741-0140. Licensed mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you or your loved one.