3rd Annual atTAcK addiction Gala
We are hosting our 3rd Annual atTAcK addiction Gala where we will honor significant contributors, recognize the accomplishments in our community and raise awareness for the disease of addiction.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
The Executive Banquet Center
205 Executive Drive
Newark, DE 19702
Celebrate with us to recognize the work and dedication of
Karyl Rattay, MD, MS, FAAP, FACPM.
Dr. Rattay is the Director of the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH). Rita M. Landgraf, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, appointed Dr. Rattay on May 2, 2009. As DPH Director and Delaware’s State Health Officer, Dr. Rattay leads 700 employees. Between September 2001 and June 2004, Dr. Rattay served as a Senior Public Health Advisor to the Surgeon General and Assistant Secretary of Health in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.
What we do with fundraising dollars
Passed “The Kristen L. Jackson & John M. Perkins Jr. Law”, the Delaware 911 Good Samaritan Law and produced related messaging throughout the state.
- Opened a rent free transition living facility for women just out of treatment
- Developed monthly “Reality Tour” – An educational program for adolescents and their parents in New Castle County
- Created an annual scholarship program to assist those making a difference in the recovery community
- Establish chapters in all three Delaware counties to provide statewide coverage
- Provide assistance to those needing help getting into a sober living facility
- Passed multiple Naloxone Laws for increased access to this life saving medication
* Over 120 lives have been saved in Delaware
- Conduct and participate in speaking and awareness events in schools, organizations, and communities across the state
- Sponsor events for young people in recovery such as movie nights and special events including sponsoring a softball team as a recreational outlet
- Open two recovery homes with reduced rent for men and women to provide a stable living environment