Breathe Well, Live Well is an innovative adult asthma program run by the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic designed to reduce asthma-related illnesses and disabilities by building knowledge and self-management skills. The program uses an interactive support group approach to successfully maximize individual learning.
The American Lung Association also runs summer camps and asthma awareness days for the whole family.
630 Churchmans Road
Newark DE 19702
Main (302) 737-6414
Fax (800) 584-0174
KidsHealth, from the Nemours Foundation, provides a comprehensive collection of content on asthma basics and management, including articles, patient profiles, and tools like asthma action plans, diaries, dictionaries, movies, and sound effects. Much of the content and videos are also available in Spanish.
The Delaware Dental Society Member Locator system provides a comprehensive and searchable list of dentists by city, zip code or specialty
A listing of all the public health dental clinics:
Delaware HEAL supports and encourages programs, environments and resources that promote healthy eating and active living to reduce the prevalence of overweight, obesity and related chronic diseases.
Provides child health services, immunizations, lead screening, nutrition, health education, and physicals. Also gives eye and dental exams. Sliding scale fees for those with limited or no health insurance.
Milford State Service Center
11-13 Church Avenue
Milford, DE 19963
Williams State Service Center
805 River Road
Dover, DE 19901
New Castle County
De La Warr State Service Center
500 Rogers Road
New Castle, DE 19720
Hudson State Service Center
501 Ogletown Road
Newark, DE 19711
Middletown State Service Center
214 North Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
Northeast State Service Center
1624 Jessup Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
Porter State Service Center Main
511 West 8th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Bridgeville State Service Center
North Cannon & Mill Streets
Bridgeville, DE 19933
Georgetown State Service Center
544 South Bedford Street
Georgetown, DE 19947
Pyle State Service Center
Route 2, Box 281-1
Frankford, DE 19945
Shipley State Service Center
350 Virginia Avenue
Seaford, DE 19973
Health Coaching Program:
The mission of the Delaware Oral Health Coalition is to provide leadership and advocacy so that the people of Delaware can access affordable, quality oral health care. Emphasis is placed on early prevention and maintenance as they contribute to total health and well being.
Provides telephone counseling, one-on-one smoking cessation counseling, educational materials and pharmacotherapy.
Listing of Medicaid Participating Dentists:
The health centers listed on this website are organizations providing primary care and other onsite health services, typically, operating on a sliding fee scale.
There are several different teams at the Nemours campuses that can assist with obesity, including weight management (includes physicians, psychologists, registered dieticians, and exercise specialists), nutrition, and bariatric surgery.
More healthy living resources can be found at:
Camp FRESH is a program designed to empower Wilmington youth to become agents of change within their communities, improving health and quality of life by improving access to quality foods.
Girls on the Run is a positive youth development program which combines an interactive curriculum and running to inspire self-respect and healthy lifestyles in pre-teen girls (grades 3-5). The core curriculum addresses many aspects of girls’ development – their physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. Lessons provide girls with the tools to make positive decisions and to avoid risky adolescent behaviors. Fee is sliding scale.
Provides athletic, educational, and social development activities for children ages 8-18. Throughout the school year, along with the New Castle County Police Department, the PAL offers many different prevention programs that we hope will deter juvenile delinquency. Programs also continue throughout the summer.
http://palde.org (or) www.palw.org
3707 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
26 Karlyn Drive
New Castle, DE 19720
7259 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707