The following key stakeholders have been identified as “big lever” or “high impact” groups for change across Delaware SHIP priority and system-wide recommendations. However, many groups and organizations across Delaware are working to improve the overall health and wellness of all Delawareans.
The Addiction Action Committee has the specific charge of making recommendations on a strategic approach to address and monitor the addiction crisis.
The Behavioral Health Consortium is an advisory body comprised of community advocates, law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and state leaders that will assess and outline an integrated plan for action to address prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders
The Delaware Cancer Consortium was originally formed as the Delaware Advisory Council on Cancer Incidence and Mortality in March 2001 to advise the governor and legislature on the causes of cancer incidence and mortality and potential methods for reducing both.
The Delaware Chronic Disease Collaborative (DCDC) was created by the Delaware Academy of Medicine to provide knowledge for people suffering from Chronic Disease. In partnership with other agencies in Delaware, the DCDC seeks to further public education of the various types of non-communicable diseases affecting our residents.
The Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Section of the Division of Public Health has the responsibility for prevention and control of chronic diseases and their risk factors. Section programs address cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, tobacco use, physical activity, nutrition, health education, chronic disease epidemiology, and collection of behavioral risk factor data.
Vision: Delaware has a coordinated and comprehensive approach to prevent, identify, effectively treat and support those impacted by substance use disorder.
The mission of the Delaware Healthy Mother & Infant Consortium (DHMIC) is to provide statewide leadership and coordination of efforts to prevent infant mortality and to improve the health of women of childbearing age and infants throughout Delaware.
The Healthy Communities Delaware initiative is an innovative approach to help coordinate activities and resources throughout the state to address the social determinants of health, such as housing, education, food, income, and social justice and equity.
As part of the Community Engagement Initiative at the University of Delaware, the Partnership for Healthy Communities (PHC) seeks to improve the health and well-being of Delaware residents, especially those living in communities that experience social and economic disadvantages. We do this in partnership with community-based organizations, state and local agencies, students, and colleagues across the University, and communities themselves.