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 […]
This Census Day, April 1, marked the start of the countdown to the 2020 U.S. Census. The Census is the once-a-decade population and housing count, and an accurate census count is critically important to Delaware in multiple ways.
Two of Delaware’s statewide elected officials who have also served as healthcare professionals urge support of federal legislation that would expand eligibility for a program that offers financial stability to individuals with disabilities. “Less than one year ago, Delaware took the positive step of launching an ABLE program, known as DEPENDABLE, which allows individuals with […]
Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Announces the First Round of Award Winners in the Inaugural Lt. Governor’s Challenge 2.0
Six Delaware organizations receive recognitions for motivating change and elevating the health and well-being of their communities. DOVER, Del. (March 18, 2019)— Delaware Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long just announced the selection of the first six honorees in the newly established Lt. Governor’s Challenge—the next evolution of Delaware’s mission to guide residents on a path to […]
“Tobacco use leads the list of preventable deaths in the United States. Raising the age to 21 to purchase will reduce smoking and save lives. Let’s make Delaware stronger and healthier, and pass SB 25.” ###