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Delaware’s Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health is looking to help upgrade some local, privately owned addiction treatment centers as part of the planned statewide system of care.

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Sen. Tom Carper and Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman released findings from a probe into a drug company they say exploited the opioid crisis.

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The University of Delaware has a new resource for tracking data related to the state’s opioid crisis. The Delaware Opioid Metric Intelligence Project, or DOMIP, is an interactive online map displaying overdose rates throughout the state.

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The University of Delaware Journalism Program’s speaker series – The Front Page Café - returned last month.

Two guests came to the UD Trabant University Center in Newark to discuss the opioid crisis in Delaware, UD professor and researcher Tammy Anderson and News Journal reporter Brittany Horn.

Delaware health officials are commending steps taken by the Opioid Crisis Response Act signed by President Trump this week. It has special provisions for states hardest hit by the opioid crisis.


The Wilmington-based addiction and mental health treatment center Gaudenzia is opening a new facility in Claymont.

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As Matt Denn wraps up his time as Delaware Attorney General, he’s making recommendations on how the state should continue its fight against the misuse of opioids.

Delaware health officials say they’re investing in hiring more peer mentors for patients struggling with substance abuse disorder. But the state is also stalling plans for the so-called 'centers of excellence.'

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Delaware is introducing a new tool to connect mental health and substance abuse patients with the services they require.

The Delaware Treatment and Referral Network, or DTRN, is a digital system meant to expedite the placement of patients in need of mental health or substance abuse disorder treatment.