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  Category: Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long


Delaware Opioid Prescription Rates Falling Seven Months After New Regulations Enacted

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

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

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

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

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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

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

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 […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long’s Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order Ending Health Care Cost-Sharing Reductions

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

DOVER, Del- Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long released the following statement in light of President Trump’s Executive Order ending health care cost-sharing reductions, ending affordable healthcare for thousands of Delawareans: “I am deeply disappointed by President Trump’s decision to limit coverage options and increase premiums for millions of Americans receiving affordable health care. His executive order will […]







  Category: Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long


Delaware Opioid Prescription Rates Falling Seven Months After New Regulations Enacted

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

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

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

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

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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

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

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 […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long’s Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order Ending Health Care Cost-Sharing Reductions

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

DOVER, Del- Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long released the following statement in light of President Trump’s Executive Order ending health care cost-sharing reductions, ending affordable healthcare for thousands of Delawareans: “I am deeply disappointed by President Trump’s decision to limit coverage options and increase premiums for millions of Americans receiving affordable health care. His executive order will […]