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New Directions Delaware, Inc.
An Affiliated Chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

New Directions Delaware, Inc. is a support group for people with depression or bipolar disorder (manic depression) and for their families and friends. We are located in Wilmington, Delaware, and our members come from Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

We offer support meetings twice a month (on the second and fourth Monday) and educational meetings once a month (on the third Monday), as well as a major speaker once a year. All meetings are open to the public. However, support meetings are only open to persons 18 years of age and older who have depression or bipolar disorder, and their adult family and friends.Unless otherwise noted, our meeting are held at Aldersgate Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike, Fairfax, Wilmington, Delaware. Meetings begin promptly at 7:15 p.m., so arrive a few minutes early (Click here for a map)

For more information, click on the links below, or e-mail us.

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Compass Newsletter

Crisis Hotline

Better Communication for Better Relationships

  • Date: Monday MAY 15th, 2017
  • Time: 7:15 P.M. to 9:00 PM
  • Place: Aldersgate United Methodist Church
    2313 Concord Pike (Rt. 202)
    Wilmington, Delaware.

    Having a mood disorder can sometimes interfere with our relationships and our ability to communicate effectively with others.

    Please join us as we welcome Mattie L. Costill, LPCMH, as we learn about how our mood symptoms can impact our ability to communicate well with others. Specifically, Ms. Costill will present on how to identify our own style of communication and how individual perceptions affect good communication. Ms. Costill will discuss strategies to improve the quality of our communication as well as our understanding of others.

    Mattie L. Costill is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health and holds a Masters of Science in Community Counseling from Wilmington University. She currently works with Delaware Psychological Services in Wilmington, Delaware.

Unless otherwise noted, support meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of each month and educational meetings are held on the third Monday. All meetings are open to the public. However, support meetings are only open to persons 18 years of age and older who have depression or bipolar disorder, and their adult family and friends. The New Directions Charter and tax status legally restricts us to adult participants. All meetings are free; to defray expenses, donations are requested but not required.


Upcoming Support Meetings

  • MAY on Mondays 8th and 22ND
  • JUNE on Mondays 12th and 26th
  • JULY on Mondays 10th
  • and 24th

at Aldersgate United Methodist Church
2313 Concord Pike (Rt. 202)
Wilmington, Delaware.

Meetings begin promptly at 7:15 PM and end promptly at 9:00 PM. Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early so we may start on time.




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