New laws expand access to substance abuse treatment, remove insurance barriers, and strengthen oversight of prescriptions WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed into law Senate Bill 41, House Bill 91, and House Bill 100, a bipartisan package of legislation that will expand access to substance abuse treatment, strengthen oversight of opioid prescriptions, […]
Efforts will focus on reducing recidivism, improving substance abuse & mental health treatment for offenders WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Monday that Delaware has been selected to participate in the National Criminal Justice Reform Project – an initiative led by the National Governors Association and the National Criminal Justice Association Center for […]
Three bills designed to help those addicted get proper treatment in a timely manner Delawareans denied treatment for substance abuse and families of Delawareans who have died from drug overdoses joined with legislators and elected and appointed officials to unveil a number of steps in the fight against the state’s substance abuse crisis. The three […]
AG Denn, Community Leaders, Issue Renewed Call For Use Of Bank Settlement Funds To Address Issues In Delaware’s Hardest Hit Neighborhoods
Attorney General Matt Denn has renewed and revised his proposal to utilize funds from financial crisis settlement to be used for crime prevention, housing, substance abuse treatment, after school and summer school programs, prisoner reentry and education in economically hard hit communities.