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First $700,000 in Opioid Impact Fee Funding Allocated for Treatment of Substance Use Disorder

DOVER – Revenue from a new opioid impact fee created by the Delaware General Assembly in 2019 will be used to prevent overdose deaths and provide new services to those seeking treatment for their substance use disorder, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Sen. Stephanie Hansen announced Wednesday. DHSS Secretary Molly […]




DHSS’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Launches Online Behavioral Health Treatment Referral Platform

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 17, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announced today the launch of a new online platform that allows Delawareans to find substance use disorder or mental health treatment services for themselves or a loved one. DHSS’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) partnered with Appriss Health, […]




DHSS Sponsors Recovery Events to Raise Awareness of Support for People Living with Mental, Substance Use Disorders

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 2, 2020) – Recognizing September as National Recovery Month, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik acknowledged the importance of meeting the needs of Delawareans with mental and substance use disorders, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic is difficult for all of us emotionally, but none more so […]




Suspected Overdose Deaths for May in Delaware Tie Previous Monthly High Set in 2018

Health Officials Fear Rising Death Toll May Be Consequence of COVID-19 NEW CASTLE (June 16, 2020) – In what Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) officials fear may be a consequence of the uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths from suspected overdoses in Delaware during May tied a previous monthly total set in […]




DHSS Announces Positive Cases Involving Patients and Staff at Delaware Psychiatric CenterDPC

NEW CASTLE (April 8, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Delaware Psychiatric Center. Five patients and three staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at DHSS’ public psychiatric hospital on the grounds of the Herman Holloway Sr. Campus near New Castle. […]







 Pages Tagged With: "DSAMH"

First $700,000 in Opioid Impact Fee Funding Allocated for Treatment of Substance Use Disorder

DOVER – Revenue from a new opioid impact fee created by the Delaware General Assembly in 2019 will be used to prevent overdose deaths and provide new services to those seeking treatment for their substance use disorder, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Sen. Stephanie Hansen announced Wednesday. DHSS Secretary Molly […]




DHSS’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Launches Online Behavioral Health Treatment Referral Platform

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 17, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announced today the launch of a new online platform that allows Delawareans to find substance use disorder or mental health treatment services for themselves or a loved one. DHSS’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) partnered with Appriss Health, […]




DHSS Sponsors Recovery Events to Raise Awareness of Support for People Living with Mental, Substance Use Disorders

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 2, 2020) – Recognizing September as National Recovery Month, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik acknowledged the importance of meeting the needs of Delawareans with mental and substance use disorders, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic is difficult for all of us emotionally, but none more so […]




Suspected Overdose Deaths for May in Delaware Tie Previous Monthly High Set in 2018

Health Officials Fear Rising Death Toll May Be Consequence of COVID-19 NEW CASTLE (June 16, 2020) – In what Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) officials fear may be a consequence of the uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths from suspected overdoses in Delaware during May tied a previous monthly total set in […]




DHSS Announces Positive Cases Involving Patients and Staff at Delaware Psychiatric CenterDPC

NEW CASTLE (April 8, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Delaware Psychiatric Center. Five patients and three staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at DHSS’ public psychiatric hospital on the grounds of the Herman Holloway Sr. Campus near New Castle. […]