NEW CASTLE (April 25, 2019) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced that Delaware is one of five states selected to partner with the national nonprofit Shatterproof in the development of a new pilot rating system designed to measure quality in addiction treatment programs. Delaware was selected due to the […]
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 […]