SMART Recovery and the LGBTQ+ Community

SMART Recovery Delaware

Founded on the principles of self-empowerment, peer support, and evidence-based practices, SMART Recovery has emerged as a vital resource in combating substance use disorders among LGBTQ+ individuals. To truly grasp the significance of SMART Recovery in the LGBTQ+ community, it’s essential to understand the roots of this movement and the reasons behind the heightened rates … Read more

Delaware Goes Purple

Delaware Goes Purple #DEGoesPurple #DelawareGoesPurple

Nearly every day, someone in Delaware loses the battle against heroin, prescription painkillers or other addictive drugs. Teens and adults need to talk about substance use and understand the risks and consequences. One of the greatest challenges for people seeking help is the stigma surrounding their addiction. Those struggling should not be ashamed of their … Read more

State Wide Tobacco Focus Groups

Tobacco Focus Groups

Do you use tobacco, vaping, or e-cigarette products? Are you living with someone who smokes tobacco products?We are looking for adults, ages 18 and older, to join us in small two hour focus group meetings sponsored by the Delaware Division of Public Health to discuss these topics. A light meal will be provided. Participants will … Read more

Free Support & Medications from Delaware Quitline

Delaware Quitline

Smoking rates are higher among LGBTQ+ individuals compared to their heterosexual counterparts. This is due to various factors, such as stress from societal discrimination, socialization within LGBTQ+ communities where smoking may be more common, and targeted marketing by tobacco companies. Moreover, smoking-related illnesses, such as lung cancer and cardiovascular diseases, are significant causes of death … Read more