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Dover Behavioral Health Dover DE

725 Horsepond Road
Dover, DE 19901


Dover Behavioral Health is a mental health facility located in Dover, DE. Our treatment center provides mental health and addiction treatment services to individuals from Delaware, Maryland, and most other states throughout the US.

Service Setting

  • Hospital Inpatient
  • Hospital Inpatient Detoxification


  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State Financed Health Insurance Other Than Medicaid
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Military Insurance
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Primary Focus

  • Chemical Dependency Treatment
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Services Provided

  • Medical Detox
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • AA/NA Meetings
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Type of Care

  • Inpatient

About Dover Behavioral Health

The Adult Chemical Dependency Inpatient Program at Dover Behavioral Health System is highly structured for adults over the age of 18 with a need for medically supervised detoxification or for a recovery program. Inpatient services are intended to be brief with the goal of stepping the patient down to less restrictive level of care for continued rehabilitation as soon as medically indicated.

The Disease Concept Model and 12 Step involvement are emphasized throughout our inpatient addiction treatment programs. The multidisciplinary treatment team is led by a Psychiatrist and includes a certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Social Worker, Nurse and Activity Therapist. The treatment is individualized and guided by a tailored treatment plan that addresses specific needs.

Treatment Options

Treatment Components Include:

  • Medical Detox
  • Chemical Dependency Education/Recovery Dynamics
  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Activity Therapy
  • Spirituality Therapy
  • Nursing Education
  • Relapse Prevention
  • AA/NA Meetings
  • Medication Management
  • Dietary Counseling


What items are prohibited at Dover Behavioral Health System?

  • Purses or handbags of any kind
  • Medications (prescription, illegal, or over the counter)
  • Glass Items
  • Lighters or matches
  • Food and drinks
  • Plastic bags, hangers
  • Scissors, knives, razors, sharp objects or weapons of any kind
  • Metal files, picks, nail clippers
  • Any liquids containing alcohol
  • Safety pins or straight pins
  • Pencils with metal eraser heads or mechanical pencils
  • Electronic devices, including cell phones, pagers, Ipods, cameras, computers, tape recorders, radios, hairdryers, curling/straightening irons, CDs, etc.
  • Belts, suspenders, scarves, ties, shoelaces or strings in any clothing item
  • Blankets, pillows, stuffed animals, towels, washcloths
  • Aerosol sprays, spray bottles or canisters (including perfume or body sprays)
  • Makeup in breakable containers
  • Jewelry (exception: wedding rings, watches or post earrings)
  • Footwear (heeled shoes or boots of any kind)
  • Provocative clothing, shirts advertising drugs, alcohol, gang related
  • Any items considered to be potentially dangerous by staff

Any items considered to be unsafe or valuable are to be sent home with family members.

Dover Behavioral Health System will only assume responsibility for those items deposited in the facility safe.

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