Advisory body developed roadmap to address prevention, treatment and recovery WILMINGTON, Del. – On Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, along with members of the Behavioral Health Consortium, presented Governor Carney with their initial report, a “Three-Year Action Plan,” to confront addiction and mental illness across Delaware. “I am proud to release this initial […]
Governor John Carney | Kent County | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long issued the following statements on final passage of the Beau Biden Gun Violence Prevention Act: “This legislation – one piece in a package of comprehensive gun safety reform – takes responsible steps to protect Delaware communities by keeping firearms away from those who pose a […]
One year after new regulations issued, Delaware opioid prescriptions and quantities dispensed continue to drop
Department of Justice | Department of State | Division of Public Health | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018
The number of prescriptions for opioid medications in Delaware, as well as the total quantity of opioids dispensed, have dropped significantly in the 12 months since the Department of State enacted stricter prescribing regulations to help combat the opioid crisis statewide.
Lt. Governor Hall-Long, Representative Paradee, Senator Henry Announce Legislation to Ban Powdered Alcohol
Dover, DE – Lt. Governor Hall-Long, Representative Trey Paradee, and Senator Margaret Rose Henry announced legislation designed to ban the sale of powdered alcohol in Delaware. Passage of House Bill 372 would add Delaware to the list of other states and jurisdictions that have already enacted a ban on such substances. “Powdered alcohol products requiring […]
Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2018
New initiative promotes culture of commitment to Delaware children through cross-sector partnerships.