NAMI Delaware News
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) News!
NAMI Delaware, the project managers for the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program for Delaware law enforcement is proud to announce the completion of the 10th Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training class in Delaware since it’s inception in 2014! This 40-hour training program provides officers with education on mental illness, addiction, children and geriatric issues, veterans’ mental health, the effects of trauma, legal concerns, de-escalation strategies and more! With the completion of this 10th class there are now 377 trained in Delaware!
NAMI Delaware in the news on WHYY
Our Director of Advocacy & Education, Annie Slease worked with some of our State Legislators and other stakeholders to discuss legislation to address mental health related issues and increase resources in our schools. Please click here to read the story:
Our Mental Health Awareness Month - Training Teachers to Say It Out Loud
Are you a middle and/or high school educator looking to bring mental health awareness to your students in May? Let us train you in our discussion based lesson called Say It Out Loud!
The NAMI Say It Out Loud tool kit includes a 6 minute video about youth mental health and warning signs, as well as a discussion guide for the adult leader and handouts to further the conversation.
NAMI Delaware depends on donations to keep our programming at no-cost to the participant. If you’d like to help - please consider donating today! Please click the tab above to donate or mail your donations to NAMI Delaware, 2400 W. 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805. Thank you!
Download the Crisis Guide
The NAMI Crisis Guide is a great resource for individuals and families to use as a reference in preparing for a potential mental health related emergency or crisis.
Supporting mental health in Delaware.
Our impact in the last year.
Thanks to you who support us, NAMI Delaware is celebrating 35 years of effectiveness as a statewide organization of families, mental health consumers, friends, and professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by life-changing brain diseases such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression.