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DHSS Marks Milestone of 100,000 Referrals for Substance Use, Mental Health Services

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 4, 2022) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Substance Use and Mental Health (DSAMH) has surpassed a milestone of 100,000 referrals through its Delaware Treatment and Referral Network (DTRN), a system for Delawareans seeking substance use and mental health services. Delaware is the first state to make […]




Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announce Community-Based Mental Health Services Fund

ARPA-funded program will provide support for community-level mental health services WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long on Wednesday announced the creation of a Community-Based Mental Health Services Fund to support the delivery of mental health services in Delaware communities. The program is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The federal legislation was […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 100

Legislation expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools NEW CASTLE, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 100, which greatly expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools. The legislation was sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst.  “Delaware children come to school every day with unique challenges, and we should be ready […]




Mental Health Parity Examinations Find Inequities in Insurer Behavior

More than $1.3M in total fines assessed for coverage discrimination Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of additional Mental Health Parity examinations on regulated health insurers in Delaware. These violations resulted in $735,000 in fines and significant insurer corrections to create a less discriminatory environment in the future. Combined with two examinations completed […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long & Former U.S Rep. Patrick Kennedy lead a Discussion on Social and Emotional Behavioral Health

Innovation Center, William Penn High School. – On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Hall-Long joined Patrick and Amy Kennedy and leaders in behavioral health from around Delaware for a round table discussion aimed at improving student mental health. Patrick Kennedy is one of the world’s leading voices on mental health and addiction. He is best known as the lead sponsor of the Mental Health Parity […]







 Pages Tagged With: "mental health"

DHSS Marks Milestone of 100,000 Referrals for Substance Use, Mental Health Services

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 4, 2022) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Substance Use and Mental Health (DSAMH) has surpassed a milestone of 100,000 referrals through its Delaware Treatment and Referral Network (DTRN), a system for Delawareans seeking substance use and mental health services. Delaware is the first state to make […]




Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announce Community-Based Mental Health Services Fund

ARPA-funded program will provide support for community-level mental health services WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long on Wednesday announced the creation of a Community-Based Mental Health Services Fund to support the delivery of mental health services in Delaware communities. The program is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The federal legislation was […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 100

Legislation expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools NEW CASTLE, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 100, which greatly expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools. The legislation was sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst.  “Delaware children come to school every day with unique challenges, and we should be ready […]




Mental Health Parity Examinations Find Inequities in Insurer Behavior

More than $1.3M in total fines assessed for coverage discrimination Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of additional Mental Health Parity examinations on regulated health insurers in Delaware. These violations resulted in $735,000 in fines and significant insurer corrections to create a less discriminatory environment in the future. Combined with two examinations completed […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long & Former U.S Rep. Patrick Kennedy lead a Discussion on Social and Emotional Behavioral Health

Innovation Center, William Penn High School. – On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Hall-Long joined Patrick and Amy Kennedy and leaders in behavioral health from around Delaware for a round table discussion aimed at improving student mental health. Patrick Kennedy is one of the world’s leading voices on mental health and addiction. He is best known as the lead sponsor of the Mental Health Parity […]