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Admissions to Dover Behavioral Health System

Call or come to the admissions department at Dover Behavioral Health System as soon as a mental health crisis occurs. Our expert staff is here around the clock, every hour of every day, ready to respond to your needs.

By contacting admissions, you have immediate access to confidential help and support provided by our staff of experienced, highly-trained behavioral healthcare professionals. All admissions counselors are master’s prepared clinicians or psychiatric nurses.

During face-to-face assessments, our admissions’ behavioral healthcare specialists work as a team to develop and initiate a plan of care.

The admissions team provides confidential help for everyone who contacts us. No appointment or referral is needed. Call us anytime.

Responsive to Your Needs

Our primary goal is to assess individual needs and make appropriate clinical recommendations. To accomplish that goal, our comprehensive assessments include:

  • Evaluation of the presenting problem
  • Mental health and substance use disorder history
  • Current mental status examination
  • Safety assessment
  • Level of care determination
  • Financial considerations
  • Plan of action, including referrals, for ongoing support
  • Admissions’ services are responsive to the needs of individuals, families and professionals seeking help for their clients.

To help ensure access to the high quality of help provided at Dover Behavioral Health System, when inpatient and partial hospital programs are recommended, we accept most insurance plans, including HMOs, PPOs and other managed care plans. Also, we are Medicaid, Medicare and TRICARE® approved.

Don’t Wait, Call Today

Our assessment and referral center is available to receive calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us at 302-741-0140 for a no-cost, confidential assessment today.