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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. […]




Treatment Access Center (TASC) in Wilmington to Host Sept. 20 Recovery Month Celebration

2019 Recovery MonthEvent includes recovery walk, treatment information, live performances and recovery stories WILMINGTON (Sept. 19, 2019) –The Treatment Access Center (TASC), the primary liaison between the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) and the criminal justice system, will host its first event celebrating Recovery Month. Celebrating […]




Patients of Sussex County Doctor Whose Medical License, Controlled Substance Registration Revoked Getting Resources

DOVER (May 9, 2019) – On May 8, 2019, the medical license and controlled substance registrations of Nihar B. Gala, MD, were permanently revoked by the Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. The revocation was a result of allegations of unprofessional conduct related to the prescription of opioids to a patient at high risk […]




Secretary Walker Announces Appointments of Directors for Divisions of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 10, 2018) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Walker announced two appointments of directors to lead the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services. Elizabeth Romero, who formerly served as Senior Director for Health Improvement with the Association of State […]







 Pages Tagged With: "DSAMH"

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. […]




Treatment Access Center (TASC) in Wilmington to Host Sept. 20 Recovery Month Celebration

2019 Recovery MonthEvent includes recovery walk, treatment information, live performances and recovery stories WILMINGTON (Sept. 19, 2019) –The Treatment Access Center (TASC), the primary liaison between the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) and the criminal justice system, will host its first event celebrating Recovery Month. Celebrating […]




Patients of Sussex County Doctor Whose Medical License, Controlled Substance Registration Revoked Getting Resources

DOVER (May 9, 2019) – On May 8, 2019, the medical license and controlled substance registrations of Nihar B. Gala, MD, were permanently revoked by the Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. The revocation was a result of allegations of unprofessional conduct related to the prescription of opioids to a patient at high risk […]




Secretary Walker Announces Appointments of Directors for Divisions of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 10, 2018) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Walker announced two appointments of directors to lead the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services. Elizabeth Romero, who formerly served as Senior Director for Health Improvement with the Association of State […]