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A former Connections CSP employee has filed a whistle-blower lawsuit over the 2018 death of an inmate.


The family of an inmate who died in custody last year has filed a lawsuit against a prison medical contractor and correction officials.


James Morrison, Delaware Public Media

The final report requested by Gov. John Carney after the riot at the Vaughn Correctional Center calls for an independent review of health care services and mental health services at the prison. At least one former Vaughn inmate said he has a terminal cancer diagnosis because his pleas for medical attention there were ignored.


The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)

As Delaware battles with the opioid epidemic, one addiction treatment center in the state is looking to acupuncture to help drug users kick the habit.

 


Delaware Public Media

In the summer of 2016 the Dover Police Department teamed up with an addiction recovery center to divert opiate users into treatment and away from crime, jail or death.

 

Less than a year later, police departments around the First State are looking at Dover's ANGEL Program as a model they could adopt.  

 


 


A facility in Wilmington that provides housing for women living with HIV or AIDS will continue to operate, thanks to a federal grant.

 


Downstate Delawareans now have a new place to go for help with drug and alcohol addictions.

Wilmington-based Connections Community Service Programs opened its new withdrawal management center in Harrington this week, with the help of state funding and a $5 million federal rural development loan.