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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF)
DSCYF engages families and communities to promote the safety and well-being of children through prevention, intervention, treatment and rehabilitative services.
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) retweeted
NBC10 Philadelphia Sep 23
A Delaware dad who lost his son to suicide is now creating a 24-7 safe space for children dealing with mental health struggles. That space is the house where his son once lived. has the story:
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 19
Here is some morning inspiration courtesy of Stevenson House Detention Center in Milford. "Darkness cannot drive out Darkness: Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out Hate: Only love can do that." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We love the mural and message!
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Delaware.gov Sep 18
Time is running out to be counted. Help you and everyone living with you count be counted. Help your community get its share of much-needed resources. Fill out the census online at
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) retweeted
DHSS Sep 17
Delaware Dept of Health and Social Services launches online platform allowing Delawareans to find substance use disorder or mental health treatment services for themselves or a loved one.
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Prevent Child Abuse Delaware Sep 15
Today, we recognized milestone anniversaries for with socially-distant and careful drive-by celebrations. Thanks for organizing, Foster Home Coordinators! Families are a beautiful thing to celebrate. 💙
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 12
Replying to @DelKids
"You're worth it." Seeking help is courageous. Please remember, you have so much to offer this world. Your thoughts and experiences matter. You matter.
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 12
Replying to @DelKids
Our conversation is really powerful. We're talking about available resources and the importance of a support network. Here are some key points: ✅Talk to a trusted adult ✅Don't like calls? Text the Crisis Text Line (text DE to 741741) ✅Remember, it's OK to not be OK
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 12
Replying to @DelKids
There is so much stigma associated with this topic, which is why it is so important to have conversations and check in with one another. You may not know someone is struggling. Reach out for help here in - text DE to 741741 or call 1-800-969-HELP (4357)
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 12
This Saturday, we have a special Virtual Workshop in recognition of - Here is Help, There is Hope. Our Youth Engagement Specialists are focusing their presentations this week on suicide prevention and awareness, statistics and warning signs.
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) retweeted
ABCFOCdel Sep 11
Our Wilmington IMAGINE Adoptive Support Group and our Friday Night Teen Group will be held separately, tonight, Friday, September 11, 2020 from 7-9 pm via Zoom.
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) retweeted
The Lifeline Sep 10
Today is . to make a difference - stepping forward and reaching out can help save lives 💚 Learn how you can ➡️
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 10
Today is . Let's work together to reduce the stigma around mental health! An important place to start - do you know the warning signs of suicidal behavior? Check the FACTS. Read more here:
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) retweeted
Speak Now For Kids Sep 7
During , learn more about warning signs and how to help your teens with this resource from :
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 8
It is officially back-to-school time! Educators empower students every day and are on the frontlines when it comes to recognizing child abuse/neglect. Here is a helpful fact sheet related to virtual learning. Remember: call 1-800-292-9582 or go to
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) retweeted
CDC Injury Center Sep 8
Recognizing the warning signs of may be more difficult during due to . Still, you can help prevent suicide. Learn more:
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 8
This is an important suicide prevention message for all of us: Here is Help, There is Hope. To learn more, join our Youth Engagement Specialists for another virtual workshop on Saturday, September 12. Click the link to join via Zoom:
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Delaware.gov Sep 4
In need of food Assistance? Find a local food pantry: Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-560-3372, text 898-211 or visit .
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 3
COVID-19 has shown how important connections are. We have to reiterate - you are not alone. If you are struggling, please reach out. Call - 1-800-969-HELP(4357) Text - DE to 741 741 Reach out and stay connected. Find more resources and information here:
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DE Dept of Education Sep 2
Delaware families - Hybrid and remote learning support is available for school-age children. Learn more, research child care options and access free referral programs at .
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Delaware Children's Department (DSCYF) Sep 2
Health professionals take note: you can still sign up for this training (held tomorrow!) coordinated by the Delaware Child Psychiatry Access Program (DCPAP). The topic is around youth depression. Contact mindy.webb@delaware.gov to register for the virtual session.
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