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Sussex County Bridge Clinic to Help Individuals, Families Impacted by Mental Illness, Opioid Use Disorder

NEW CASTLE (July 11, 2019) – As a new support for individuals and families impacted by the effects of mental health and substance use issues, the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) officially will open the Sussex County Bridge Clinic on July 15 at the Promise Access Center in Georgetown, providing screening and […]




Governor Carney signs “Mental Health Parity” Legislation

Senate Bill 230 addresses first recommendation of Behavioral Health Consortium’s Action Plan WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 230 beside members of the General Assembly, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long and the Behavioral Health Consortium, and other mental health and addiction advocates. “I am proud to sign this bill into law, a […]




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 […]




LEGISLATIVE ADVISORY: Governor Carney, Lawmakers Expand Access to Medical Marijuana for Delawareans with PTSD

Senate Bill 24, signed this week, will improve access to treatment for Delaware veterans WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney this week signed into law Senate Bill 24, which will expand access to medical marijuana treatment for Delaware veterans, and other Delawareans, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The legislation was sponsored by Senator Margaret Rose […]




U.S. District Court Chief Judge Signs Order Releasing State of Delaware from Settlement Agreement; Decision Affirms State Has Effectively Reformed Public Mental Health System

NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES   U.S. District Court Chief Judge Signs Order Releasing State of Delaware from Settlement Agreement; Decision Affirms State Has Effectively Reformed Public Mental Health System WILMINGTON (Oct. 11, 2016) – Chief Judge Leonard B. Stark, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, today signed […]







 Pages Tagged With: "mental health"

Sussex County Bridge Clinic to Help Individuals, Families Impacted by Mental Illness, Opioid Use Disorder

NEW CASTLE (July 11, 2019) – As a new support for individuals and families impacted by the effects of mental health and substance use issues, the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) officially will open the Sussex County Bridge Clinic on July 15 at the Promise Access Center in Georgetown, providing screening and […]




Governor Carney signs “Mental Health Parity” Legislation

Senate Bill 230 addresses first recommendation of Behavioral Health Consortium’s Action Plan WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 230 beside members of the General Assembly, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long and the Behavioral Health Consortium, and other mental health and addiction advocates. “I am proud to sign this bill into law, a […]




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 […]




LEGISLATIVE ADVISORY: Governor Carney, Lawmakers Expand Access to Medical Marijuana for Delawareans with PTSD

Senate Bill 24, signed this week, will improve access to treatment for Delaware veterans WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney this week signed into law Senate Bill 24, which will expand access to medical marijuana treatment for Delaware veterans, and other Delawareans, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The legislation was sponsored by Senator Margaret Rose […]




U.S. District Court Chief Judge Signs Order Releasing State of Delaware from Settlement Agreement; Decision Affirms State Has Effectively Reformed Public Mental Health System

NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES   U.S. District Court Chief Judge Signs Order Releasing State of Delaware from Settlement Agreement; Decision Affirms State Has Effectively Reformed Public Mental Health System WILMINGTON (Oct. 11, 2016) – Chief Judge Leonard B. Stark, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, today signed […]