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Governor Carney Declares November 13-17 as American Education Week

Date Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Governor

Week recognizes educators, parents for their vital role in supporting schools DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement after signing a proclamation declaring November 13-17 as American Education Week across Delaware: “All of Delaware’s students deserve a quality education, and an equal opportunity to succeed. American Education Week recognizes our […]




Delaware Opioid Prescription Rates Falling Seven Months After New Regulations Enacted

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Department of Justice Department of State Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor Public Health

Statistics from the Division of Professional Regulation, which licenses controlled substance prescribers, show a 12-percent drop in opioid prescriptions statewide compared to the first quarter of 2017. The number of Delaware patients being treated with opioid medications has also declined by 8 percent over the same time period, the division reports.




Delaware Steps Up Fight Against Addiction; Begins Work to Expand Mental Health Services

Date Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services DSCYF Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Lieutenant Governor Public Health

Led by Lt. Governor Hall-Long, new group will develop plan to do more to help Delawareans battle substance abuse, increase mental health treatment options and support families NEW CASTLE, Del. – Delaware officials, health professionals and community advocates came together Friday to take the next step in Delaware’s fight against substance use addiction. The Behavioral […]




Media Advisory: 2017 Delaware Arts Summit – Arts for All: Transforming Individuals & Communities

Date Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017
Categories:  Department of State Kent County Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long New Castle County Sussex County The Arts

2017 Delaware Arts Summit: Arts for All: Transforming Individuals & Communities WHAT: The Arts Summit brings together Delaware’s arts community to connect, learn, and get inspired. The speakers and sessions will illuminate ways to create value and increase the impact of the arts to purposefully enhance well-being, understanding, learning, and creativity for all. Sessions include: […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long Releases Agenda for First Behavioral Health Consortium Meeting

Date Posted: Saturday, October 14th, 2017
Categories:  Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long News Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Behavioral Health Consortium Friday, October 27th 10:30A-12:00P, Buena Vista Call to Order, 10:30A:   Welcome from Lt. Governor Hall-Long and Dr. Rattay Senate Bill 111 Overview and Origin   Introduction of Consortium Members   Objectives and Overview of the Consortium   General Guidelines and Framework of the Consortium   Behavioral and Mental Health Task Force […]




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