Recovery is the process of pursuing a fulfilling and contributing life regardless of the difficulties one has faced. It involves not only the restoration but continued enhancement of a positive identity and personally meaningful connections and roles in one’s community. Recovery is facilitated by relationships and environments that provide hope, empowerment, choices, and opportunities that promote people reaching their full potential as individuals and community members.Read more »
Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges or crises.
Thoughts and updates from Dr. Arthur C. Evans, Jr., Commissioner of DBHIDS and staff.
Find awareness events, screenings, or trainings from DBHIDS.
If you feel sad, anxious or stressed, this screening tool can help you decide if you need further help.
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.
On Our Minds
Thoughts from Dr. Evans and Staff Commissioner’s Notes
Check out the nation’s first mental health screening tool launched here in Philly.Read more »