Delaware Innovation Now sheds a light on solutions

Although Delaware has the fifth highest overdose death rate in the United States, innovative, inspiring, and effective programs are turning the addiction crisis around. Addiction Policy Forum released the Delaware Innovation Now report spotlighting 8 programs addressing addiction in communities across the state and offering solutions. An event was held in honor of the programs and leadership with Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Dr. Daniel O'Connell, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer, Newport Mayor Michael Spencer, United States Senator Chris Coons' and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester’s staff, Former Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Rita Landgraf, and Director of the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Elizabeth Romero in attendance.

"With more hands on deck we are able to move the needle," says Delaware Lieutenant Governor Bethany Long-Hall at the Delaware Innovation Now Awards Ceremony.

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