DHSS Press Release
|Date: December 30, 2015
|Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Cell 302-357-7498
COURT MONITOR FILES EIGHTH REPORT ON IMPROVEMENTS IN STATE'S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM UNDER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
NEW CASTLE (Dec. 30, 2015) - Robert Bernstein, court monitor for the state's settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice over improvements in Delaware's mental health system, has filed his eighth progress report with Delaware's U.S. District Court.
Bernstein, who is monitoring the state's progress under a five-year settlement agreement signed in 2011, was appointed by the U.S. District Court. He is president and executive director of the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law in Washington.
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.