Welcome to the Delaware Thrives blog!

The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

Healthy Women, Healthy Babies: Year 1 Evaluation Report

June 8, 2021

Pregnant women, girls, and new mothers (primarily ages 15 to 44) represent an at-risk population. This evaluation from Delaware Health and Social Services helps you understand the issues that impact them — such as mental and physical health, lifestyles and relationships, pregnancy prevention, financial stability, and father involvement — and reports on the outcomes of nearly 500 participants.

Office of Minority Health

September 10, 2019

The Office of Minority Health is a national resource of information about promoting equity. Learn about the origins of the Preconception Peer Education program, current policy and data and the resource library.

Delaware Academy of Medicine – Delaware Public Health Association

September 10, 2019

Their mission is to enhance the well being of our community through education and the promotion of public health. They offer professional and lay education, partnerships, advocacy efforts and more. Learn more about the association and its programs.

Mental Health Association in Delaware

September 10, 2019

The Mental Health Association in Delaware promotes improved mental well being for all individuals and families in Delaware through education, support and advocacy. There are resources about mental wellness, suicide prevention, educational materials, support groups, and more.

National Coalition of 100 Black Women

September 10, 2019

NCBW advocates on behalf of black women and girls to gender equity in heath, education and economic empowerment. Learn more about the coalition’s initiatives and how to get involved.

Healthy Communities

September 10, 2019

UD’s Healthy Communities program strives to improve the health and well-being of Delaware residents, especially those living in communities that experience social and economic disadvantages. Connect, build, engage, and inform with Healthy Communities mission.

$tand By Me

September 10, 2019

Stand By Me offers free one-on-one support to Delawareans who want to understand more about their money, make good financial decisions, and achieve financial goals. Learn more about the program.

Black Maternal Health Infographic

August 20, 2019

The Black Maternal Health infographic created by DHMIC shares the facts in Delaware. Raise awareness and display this infographic throughout your offices.