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Free Addiction Consultations – 888-242-7730 Lawmakers Discuss Delaware's Drug Addiction Epidemic

Lawmakers Discuss Delaware's Drug Addiction Epidemic

Wednesday afternoon (8/16), Gov. John Carney signed two bipartisan bills into law to help combat Delaware’s growing issues with substance abuse.

The event was held on the site of SUN Behavioral Health’s psychiatric hospital, currently under construction in Georgetown.

The first measure (Senate Bill 111) establishes the Behavioral Health Consortium to provide oversight of the private and public entities operating in Delaware that affect behavioral health care and substance abuse treatment. The sponsors hope the coordination and interaction facilitated by the consortium will improve the delivery of quality care.

The second new statute (House Bill 220) forms the Addiction Action Committee to develop and monitor a coordinated, comprehensive approach to Delaware’s addiction epidemic. The committee will recommend comprehensive prevention, treatment, surveillance and monitoring strategies to evaluate and reduce the incidence of addiction.

State Reps. Rich Collins, Harvey Kenton, Dave Wilson and Ruth Briggs King all supported passage of both measures. Following the signing ceremony, the four legislators took a few moments to reflect on different aspects of substance abuse. Last year, 308 people died in Delaware from drug overdoses.
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24/7 Helpline 888-242-7730 Colorado officials created greeting cards to destigmatize the opioid epidemic. They didn’t order nearly enough. – The Colorado Sun

Colorado officials created greeting cards to destigmatize the opioid epidemic. They didn’t order nearly enough.  The Colorado Sun
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24/7 Helpline 888-242-7730 Purdue Pharma’s $10 Billion Bankruptcy Plan to Settle Opioid Epidemic Claims Heads to Court – Fortune

Purdue Pharma’s $ 10 Billion Bankruptcy Plan to Settle Opioid Epidemic Claims Heads to Court  Fortune

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24/7 Helpline 888-242-7730 “Blood on their hands”: Delaware AG sues Purdue Pharma’s Sackler family over opioid epidemic – WDEL 1150AM

  1. “Blood on their hands”: Delaware AG sues Purdue Pharma’s Sackler family over opioid epidemic  WDEL 1150AM
  2. Delaware AG targets Sacker family in opioid lawsuit  Washington Post
  3. AG Jennings files suit against Sackler family for role in opioid crisis  news.delaware.gov
  4. Delaware sues Sacklers, owner of Purdue Pharma, for role in opioid crisis  The News Journal
  5. Attorney General outlines reasons for rejection of Purdue opioid settlement  delawarebusinessnow.com
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