/2019

NCACH awards $58,450 to support local opioid response efforts

December 18, 2019 -- The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) awarded $58,540 in Rapid Cycle Opioid Project funding to support local opioid response efforts to partners throughout Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties this month. The Rapid Cycle Opioid Project funding model was developed by the NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders Workgroup to address the [...]

By | 2019-12-18T16:37:15+00:00 December 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NCACH awards $58,450 to support local opioid response efforts

NCACH releases Request for Proposals for 2020 Opioid Awareness and Education Campaign

For immediate release - December 16, 2019 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from qualified agencies interested in implementing an awareness and education campaign/program on the opioid use and prevention in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. Through cross-sector, regional collaboration, NCACH is working to improve community health in North [...]

By | 2019-12-16T11:06:41+00:00 December 16th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH releases Request for Proposals for 2020 Opioid Awareness and Education Campaign

Changing Perceptions, One Presentation at a Time

As told to NCACH's Communications and Engagement Manager, Sahara Suval: Going upstream of addiction is arduous work. Like Sisyphus rolling the boulder for eternity, one must tread against the current - heaving and pushing - and hoping for a breakthrough. And then, a call or story breaks that yet another life has been taken too [...]

By | 2019-11-19T12:35:34+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Changing Perceptions, One Presentation at a Time

The Power of Peers: Photos from the 2019 WPCC Learning Symposium

Recently, NCACH hosted its second annual Whole Person Care Collaborative (WPCC) Learning Community Symposium. Designed for WPCC provider organization care teams, the Symposium brings together subject matter experts and local providers to enhance quality of care through team-based care delivery. The approach is integrated, meaning that both physical and behavioral health providers, as well as [...]

By | 2019-11-18T14:03:55+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Events, WPCC|Comments Off on The Power of Peers: Photos from the 2019 WPCC Learning Symposium

NCACH awards $99,900 to projects to improve health in North Central Washington through community investment process

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 -- Wenatchee   The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) Governing Board passed a motion to allocate $99,900.00 in award funding to five finalist applicants to support health and wellness initiatives across North Central Washington at their monthly board meeting held on Monday, November 4. This funding, called Coalitions for [...]

By | 2019-11-08T13:07:52+00:00 November 5th, 2019|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH awards $99,900 to projects to improve health in North Central Washington through community investment process

Extending a Hand in Recovery

This group knows what it’s like to face the abyss. Clad in black shirts that read “Make Recovery the Epidemic,” a group of 17 men and women, ranging different generations, ethnicities, and cultures, share one common bond: they all want to end addiction across North Central Washington. “Not everyone knows how to ask for help, [...]

By | 2019-10-21T09:28:01+00:00 October 21st, 2019|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Extending a Hand in Recovery

2020 Rapid Cycle Funding Applications now open to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

For immediate release -- October 1, 2019 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from partners who are interested in implementing projects under the Medicaid Transformation to Address the Opioid Use Public Health Crisis in one or more of the following counties: Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. Through cross-sector, regional [...]

By | 2019-10-01T13:42:17+00:00 October 1st, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on 2020 Rapid Cycle Funding Applications now open to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

School-Based Opioid Prevention project leads announced

Ninety percent of people who abuse drugs began using before the age of 18. “Addiction is a pediatric disease” according to John Knight, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Which is why NCACH’s Opioid Project has identified upstream prevention strategies as one of their top priorities to reduce opioid addiction and overdose [...]

By | 2019-09-10T13:35:37+00:00 September 10th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on School-Based Opioid Prevention project leads announced

Continuing the Charge of “Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work”

In October 2018, the Chelan-Douglas Coalition for Health Improvement (CHI) hosted their first special community event, Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work: An Employment and Transportation Forum. Born out of a need to assist individuals exiting treatment programs and looking for work, the Chelan-Douglas CHI has been working on employment-related transportation solutions for nearly a year now. So [...]

By | 2019-08-14T13:48:29+00:00 August 14th, 2019|CHI, Community Spotlight|Comments Off on Continuing the Charge of “Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work”

Just announced! Recovery Coach Academy training opportunity

For immediate release - August 13, 2019 North Central Accountable Community of Health is proud to partner with the Central Washington Recovery Coalition to release a brand new training opportunity in North Central Washington. Being a successful Recovery Coach Trainer is very rewarding and also requires a great deal of time, energy, and commitment. To [...]

By | 2019-08-13T13:08:00+00:00 August 13th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Just announced! Recovery Coach Academy training opportunity
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