Over the years, Philadelphia has implemented a number of approaches to strengthen local communities. In particular, the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) has implemented multiple programs that reach our neighborhoods— some examples include Mental Health First Aid, Faith and Spiritual Affairs, and Healing Hurt People.Read more »
Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges or crises.
If you feel sad, anxious or stressed, this screening tool can help you decide if you need further help.
Find awareness events, screenings or trainings, post your own event to the calendar, or request event support from DBHIDS.
Thoughts and updates from Dr. Arthur C. Evans, Jr., Commissioner of DBHIDS, staff and partners in the community.
The Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) offers these tools and resources for everyone seeking to support and improve the mental health and well-being of themselves or those they care about.
About Healthy Minds Philly
HealthyMindsPhilly.org is an online tool and resource to support and improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians. DBHIDS has combined its behavioral health care and intellectual disability services into one complete system as part of its public health strategy and approach.
Thoughts from Dr. Evans and Staff Commissioner’s Notes
On Memorial Day, many of us will be off from work, spending time with loved ones, but let us not forget what it signifies-- a day of remembrance for those service members who defended our country and paid the ultimate price.Read more »