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  Category: Office of the Lieutenant Governor


DHSS Awarded $3.58 Million Federal Grant to Increase Addiction Treatment Capacity Among Medicaid Providers

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2019

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 26, 2019) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently awarded the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services a $3.58 million planning grant to increase the treatment capacity of Medicaid providers to deliver substance use disorder treatment and recovery services to Delawareans in need. Delaware was one of 15 […]




Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, DHSS Bring New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to bring dedicated, science-based resources and support to Delaware families. The two entities will work together to provide innovative, digital resources and one-on-one support to parents and caregivers as they help a loved one struggling with opioids or other […]




Dementia Friendly Delaware to Support Those with Dementia, Their Families

Delaware Health and Social Services | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) are hosting an event on Tuesday, April 30, in Dover to show what Dementia Friendly Delaware can offer for Delawareans living with dementia and their families. Dementia Friendly Delaware (DFD) is […]




Delaware to Partner with Shatterproof to Develop Addiction Treatment Rating System Nationwide

Delaware Health and Social Services | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

NEW CASTLE (April 25, 2019) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced that Delaware is one of five states selected to partner with the national nonprofit Shatterproof in the development of a new pilot rating system designed to measure quality in addiction treatment programs. Delaware was selected due to the […]




Pew Report to Lt. Governor Hall-Long Outlines Steps for Delaware to Address Opioid Use Disorder

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Recommendations focus on systemic changes and expanding treatment options   New Castle, Del. – On Thursday, Lt. Governor Hall-Long joined members of Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium, community advocates, and elected officials to accept recommendations from The Pew Charitable Trusts aimed at reforming Delaware’s addiction treatment system. Pew Charitable Trusts has been working in partnership with […]







  Category: Office of the Lieutenant Governor


DHSS Awarded $3.58 Million Federal Grant to Increase Addiction Treatment Capacity Among Medicaid Providers

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2019

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 26, 2019) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently awarded the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services a $3.58 million planning grant to increase the treatment capacity of Medicaid providers to deliver substance use disorder treatment and recovery services to Delawareans in need. Delaware was one of 15 […]




Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, DHSS Bring New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to bring dedicated, science-based resources and support to Delaware families. The two entities will work together to provide innovative, digital resources and one-on-one support to parents and caregivers as they help a loved one struggling with opioids or other […]




Dementia Friendly Delaware to Support Those with Dementia, Their Families

Delaware Health and Social Services | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) are hosting an event on Tuesday, April 30, in Dover to show what Dementia Friendly Delaware can offer for Delawareans living with dementia and their families. Dementia Friendly Delaware (DFD) is […]




Delaware to Partner with Shatterproof to Develop Addiction Treatment Rating System Nationwide

Delaware Health and Social Services | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

NEW CASTLE (April 25, 2019) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced that Delaware is one of five states selected to partner with the national nonprofit Shatterproof in the development of a new pilot rating system designed to measure quality in addiction treatment programs. Delaware was selected due to the […]




Pew Report to Lt. Governor Hall-Long Outlines Steps for Delaware to Address Opioid Use Disorder

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Recommendations focus on systemic changes and expanding treatment options   New Castle, Del. – On Thursday, Lt. Governor Hall-Long joined members of Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium, community advocates, and elected officials to accept recommendations from The Pew Charitable Trusts aimed at reforming Delaware’s addiction treatment system. Pew Charitable Trusts has been working in partnership with […]