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Three mental health bills filed in General Assembly

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines, Health

Lawmakers have filed a package of bills in the General Assembly aimed at addressing Delawareans’ mental health issues. House Bill 300, sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst, D-Delaware City, would create new positions for school counselors, social workers, and school psychologists in all Delaware middle schools. Longhurst said in a press release that the state is in the midst …

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Del. health department marks 100,000 substance abuse treatment referrals

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

Katy L. Pack/Getty Images The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services has surpassed a milestone of 100,000 Delawareans to substance use and mental health services. Referrals are made through the Delaware Treatment and Referral Network, conducted by the agency’s Division of Substance Use and Mental Health. Delaware is the first state to make more than 100,000 referrals using the …