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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 […]




Resources to Help Delawareans in Challenging Times  

WILMINGTON –The Delaware Children’s Department (DSCYF) is sharing mental health and resiliency resources to help families nurture hope during the holiday season and beyond. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of life in Delaware in so many ways, from causing financial strains to impacting our mental health. Even in times of great struggles, however, […]




Delaware’s First Mental Health Parity Examinations Complete

Regulated health insurers found to be in violation laws of that prohibit discrimination in mental healthcare, $597K in fees assessed Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of the first in a series of Mental Health Parity examinations on health insurers in Delaware. Investigations conducted by the Delaware Department of Insurance uncovered thousands of […]







 Pages Tagged With: "mental health"

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 […]




Resources to Help Delawareans in Challenging Times  

WILMINGTON –The Delaware Children’s Department (DSCYF) is sharing mental health and resiliency resources to help families nurture hope during the holiday season and beyond. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of life in Delaware in so many ways, from causing financial strains to impacting our mental health. Even in times of great struggles, however, […]




Delaware’s First Mental Health Parity Examinations Complete

Regulated health insurers found to be in violation laws of that prohibit discrimination in mental healthcare, $597K in fees assessed Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of the first in a series of Mental Health Parity examinations on health insurers in Delaware. Investigations conducted by the Delaware Department of Insurance uncovered thousands of […]