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  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


Treat Yourself to a Healthy and Safe Halloween

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, October 27, 2023

Halloween is hauntingly around the corner. While it is known for its fun, costumes and candy, Halloween can also be a little scary for parents and pet owners – but it doesn’t have to be! The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) offers health and safety tips for a safe and fun celebration this Halloween. “Creep” It Healthy with These Treats Halloween can be a fun and exciting holiday […]




DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day for Delaware is October 28th

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Delaware will hold its 25th National DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Delawareans can discard their expired or unused medications at locations statewide between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Sharps disposals for needle disposal will be available at select locations, as well as overdose response education with free Narcan available at […]




DHSS Launches Innovative DTRN360 Platform to Revolutionize Behavioral Health Coordination

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2023

NEW CASTLE – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) announces significant advancement in capabilities for the Delaware Treatment and Referral Network (DTRN) with the launch of DTRN360, a Behavioral Health Coordination platform. DTRN360 is designed to bridge the gaps experienced by providers in caring for […]




Make Some Spirits Bright this Holiday Season and Adopt-A-Resident at the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities | Date Posted: Monday, October 16, 2023

SMYRNA (October 16, 2023) – The Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI) in Smyrna is asking members of the community to sponsor a resident for the holidays. DHCI is a licensed Skilled Nursing Facility, operated by the Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities, dedicated to comprehensive nursing home services […]




DHSS Announces Launch of New Help Is Here Delaware Website

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health | News | Suspected Overdoses | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2023

NEW CASTLE – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), in a coordinated effort with fellow government agencies, community partners, and Delaware residents, today announced the launch of the new, redesigned, and revamped HelpIsHereDE.com, available in English and Spanish. Designed after months of listening sessions and focus groups, the new HelpIsHereDE.com is the state’s comprehensive […]







  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services

Treat Yourself to a Healthy and Safe Halloween

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, October 27, 2023

Halloween is hauntingly around the corner. While it is known for its fun, costumes and candy, Halloween can also be a little scary for parents and pet owners – but it doesn’t have to be! The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) offers health and safety tips for a safe and fun celebration this Halloween. “Creep” It Healthy with These Treats Halloween can be a fun and exciting holiday […]




DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day for Delaware is October 28th

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Delaware will hold its 25th National DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Delawareans can discard their expired or unused medications at locations statewide between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Sharps disposals for needle disposal will be available at select locations, as well as overdose response education with free Narcan available at […]




DHSS Launches Innovative DTRN360 Platform to Revolutionize Behavioral Health Coordination

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2023

NEW CASTLE – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) announces significant advancement in capabilities for the Delaware Treatment and Referral Network (DTRN) with the launch of DTRN360, a Behavioral Health Coordination platform. DTRN360 is designed to bridge the gaps experienced by providers in caring for […]




Make Some Spirits Bright this Holiday Season and Adopt-A-Resident at the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities | Date Posted: Monday, October 16, 2023

SMYRNA (October 16, 2023) – The Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI) in Smyrna is asking members of the community to sponsor a resident for the holidays. DHCI is a licensed Skilled Nursing Facility, operated by the Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities, dedicated to comprehensive nursing home services […]




DHSS Announces Launch of New Help Is Here Delaware Website

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health | News | Suspected Overdoses | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2023

NEW CASTLE – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), in a coordinated effort with fellow government agencies, community partners, and Delaware residents, today announced the launch of the new, redesigned, and revamped HelpIsHereDE.com, available in English and Spanish. Designed after months of listening sessions and focus groups, the new HelpIsHereDE.com is the state’s comprehensive […]