COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

DMRC Mission Statement

To serve the state of Delaware by establishing, implementing, and sustaining Delaware’s reserve units of medical and non-medical volunteers to strengthen the public health infrastructure, improve emergency preparedness response, and increase community resilience in Delaware.

Delaware Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Team


The DMRC Team is a team of trained volunteers that provides support to public health to support chronic health outreach and provide for the medical needs in our community following a crisis or disaster.  Click here for training details.

 

Delaware Behavioral and Emotional Support Team


The DE BEST is the volunteer team that may provide mental health support following a community crisis or disaster.  Click here for team details.

 

Delaware Self-Management Programs


Four programs that support and educate how to self manage chronic diseases more effectively.  Click here for training details. These programs address the most common chronic disease challenges in Delaware.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) — for Delawareans with chronic diseases (such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, lung disease, heart disease, and osteoporosis) & their caregivers.  Read More and Register

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) — for Delawareans with diabetes & their caregivers. Read More and Register

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) — for Delawareans with chonic pain & their caregivers. Read More and Register

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving (CTSP) — for Delawareans affected by cancer. Read More and Register

Select Here for Registration (links are at bottom of the page)

 

Stop the Bleed Community Trainings


“Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.” – Department of Homeland Security. Contact DMRC to attend or host a training in your community. Click here for a Quick Guide for how to “Stop the Bleed”.

 

Naloxone “Train the Trainer” and Distribution Assistance Program


Naloxone is a drug used to reverse opioid overdose. DMRC volunteers attend trainings so that they can train community members how to identify possible opioid overdose and how to use Naloxone effectively. DMRC volunteers assist Delaware Public Health with dispensing Naloxone to community members, as well as providing community on-the-spot training.

 

 

 

Colorectal and Breast Cancer Screenings Awareness Project


Colorectal and Breast Cancer impacts may be prevented by early screening and detection. DMRC volunteers encourage community members to get there screenings. Click here for additional details.

 

Get Involved


Host or Learn More: email cpeart@udel.edu or call us at 302-831-6136

Additional Details and Online Registration

* Program is offered FREE through a coalition of the University of Delaware School of Nursing, and the Division of Public Health, Diabetes and Heart Disease Prevention and Control Program and the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps (DMRC).

 

Attention Community Leaders


Host any of our FREE Programs!  For more information, please contact cpeart@udel.edu.

These programs are often held at Churches, Education Facilities, Community Centers, Doctors Offices, and others … any place with a meeting room!