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Delaware Officials Underscore Urgency Regarding Health Equity in Outcomes Related to Substance Use Disorder

DOVER – Tuesday, leaders from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) joined partner community agencies for a community response briefing to provide the latest information regarding the state’s efforts to address disparities in outcomes related to Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Use Disorder for minority and vulnerable populations. Organized by the DHSS […]




Delaware State Agencies Partner with Youth Sports Teams to Prevent Opioid Use Among Teen Athletes

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 8, 2023) – Divisions from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and the Department of Services for Children, Youth & Their Families (DSCYF) are working together to prevent opioid abuse among young athletes by funding innovative prevention programs in the community. The Delaware Division of Substance Abuse and Mental […]




Delaware Officials Provide Latest Updates, Underscore Urgency Surrounding Increased Overdose Deaths in the State

NEWARK (Jan. 18, 2023) – Today, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, along with top leaders from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), led a community response briefing to provide the latest information about suspected drug overdose deaths in the state, current and emerging dangers […]




DHSS Announces Community Grant Opportunity to Respond to Opioid Crisis

NEW CASTLE (May 24, 2021) – The Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) and the Opioid Response Team are announcing community grant funding opportunities through DSAMH’s federal State Opioid Response (SOR) grant. Through the grant program, DSAMH will fund eligible providers to: Implement new initiatives to strengthen active engagement and re-engagement and boost […]







 Pages Tagged With: "State Opioid Response"

Delaware Officials Underscore Urgency Regarding Health Equity in Outcomes Related to Substance Use Disorder

DOVER – Tuesday, leaders from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) joined partner community agencies for a community response briefing to provide the latest information regarding the state’s efforts to address disparities in outcomes related to Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Use Disorder for minority and vulnerable populations. Organized by the DHSS […]




Delaware State Agencies Partner with Youth Sports Teams to Prevent Opioid Use Among Teen Athletes

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 8, 2023) – Divisions from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and the Department of Services for Children, Youth & Their Families (DSCYF) are working together to prevent opioid abuse among young athletes by funding innovative prevention programs in the community. The Delaware Division of Substance Abuse and Mental […]




Delaware Officials Provide Latest Updates, Underscore Urgency Surrounding Increased Overdose Deaths in the State

NEWARK (Jan. 18, 2023) – Today, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, along with top leaders from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), led a community response briefing to provide the latest information about suspected drug overdose deaths in the state, current and emerging dangers […]




DHSS Announces Community Grant Opportunity to Respond to Opioid Crisis

NEW CASTLE (May 24, 2021) – The Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) and the Opioid Response Team are announcing community grant funding opportunities through DSAMH’s federal State Opioid Response (SOR) grant. Through the grant program, DSAMH will fund eligible providers to: Implement new initiatives to strengthen active engagement and re-engagement and boost […]