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Governor Carney Signs Package of Legislation to Combat Addiction Crisis

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Department of Justice Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County News Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor Sussex County

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, […]




Delaware to Participate in National Criminal Justice Reform Project

Date Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017
Categories:  Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Council Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County News Office of the Governor Sussex County

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 […]




Bipartisan Legislation To Address Opioid Epidemic, Substance Abuse Treatment

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Categories:  Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

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.





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