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  Category: Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long


Governor Carney Recognizes Giving Tuesday in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

DOVER, Del. – Governor Carney on Tuesday released the following statement after signing a proclamation recognizing Tuesday, November 28, 2017 as Giving Tuesday:   “Nonprofit organizations provide many services that benefit Delawareans across the state every day. I’m proud to recognize Giving Tuesday in the First State, and to support a movement about giving back. […]




Governor Carney Declares November 13-17 as American Education Week

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

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

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: […]







  Category: Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long


Governor Carney Recognizes Giving Tuesday in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

DOVER, Del. – Governor Carney on Tuesday released the following statement after signing a proclamation recognizing Tuesday, November 28, 2017 as Giving Tuesday:   “Nonprofit organizations provide many services that benefit Delawareans across the state every day. I’m proud to recognize Giving Tuesday in the First State, and to support a movement about giving back. […]




Governor Carney Declares November 13-17 as American Education Week

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

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

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: […]