Del. Bill Seeks To Set Standards Of Care At Recovery Houses

New Delaware legislation seeks to set a standard of care for recovery houses… places people turn to for treatment for substance use disorder.The bill (HB 421) would codify standards for recovery houses to be designated ‘certified.’ Non-certified recovery houses would be able to continue to operate, but would be subject to restrictions in getting state…

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Md. Bill Enhances Telecounseling

Mary Beth Carozza

Telemedicine has taken off during the pandemic. Why not tele-counseling? A Maryland legislative committee heard testimony on a bill ensure that alcohol and drug trainees can continue to provide telehealth services after the COVID-19 pandemic. The sponsor is State Senator Mary Beth Carozza (R- Eastern Shore). The Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists last year…

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Lt. Governor releases report on 3-year action plan for Behavioral Health Consortium

Lt. Governor Hall-Long, along with members of Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium, community advocates, and elected officials released the updated progress report for the three-year action plan to help tackle Delaware’s addiction treatment system and mental health services in the state. After holding community forums throughout Delaware, the Behavioral Health Consortium released a three-year action plan…

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