YOU can be part our “Evolving the Behavioral Health System” workgroup this February-June

[UPDATED Feb. 8, 2022] How would you like the behavioral health system throughout North Central Washington to function?  Be part of the “Evolving the Behavioral Health System” workgroup that North Central Accountable Community of Health is hosting during February-June of 2022. While the initial work has now started, you can STILL join us to have [...]

By |2022-02-08T16:14:04-08:00December 23rd, 2021|Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on YOU can be part our “Evolving the Behavioral Health System” workgroup this February-June

Medicaid Transformation Project extended for one additional year in NCW counties & state

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, has approved the state of Washington’s request for a one-year extension to the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP), carrying the work through all of 2022.  The Washington Health Care Authority received the news in mid-December. MTP is [...]

By |2021-12-15T13:29:02-08:00December 15th, 2021|HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on Medicaid Transformation Project extended for one additional year in NCW counties & state

Narcan Machines Now Operating in Wenatchee, Moses Lake

Vending machines are now operating as a new resource to help promote harm reduction and save lives at sites in Wenatchee and Moses Lake. The North Central Accountable Community of Health, in association with the Central Washington Recovery Coalition and Beacon Health Options, have installed vending machines that distribute packets of Narcan naxolone nasal spray, [...]

By |2022-03-15T09:45:41-07:00December 9th, 2021|Opioid|Comments Off on Narcan Machines Now Operating in Wenatchee, Moses Lake

Take the Survey and Help Shape the Future of Telehealth in NCW!

UPDATED JAN. 3, 2022: Residents of Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties are being invited to share their opinions and needs for telehealth services and other healthcare services in their local area through an online survey being conducted by the North Central Accountable Community of Health. The survey will be open until Jan. 10, 2022.  [...]

By |2022-01-03T12:04:24-08:00November 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Take the Survey and Help Shape the Future of Telehealth in NCW!

Behavioral Health Internship Funding – Up to $50,000

North Central Accountable Community of Health seeks to support organizations willing to precept, supervise, or train professionals pursuing careers in behavioral health or having a behavioral health component, who need clinical experience in order to complete their education and certification requirements. Organizations will receive funding, up to $50,000, based on the type of internship offered. [...]

By |2021-10-28T11:26:51-07:00October 5th, 2021|NCACH News|Comments Off on Behavioral Health Internship Funding – Up to $50,000

Harm reduction vending machines coming soon to region

June 22, 2021 – North Central Washington With support from Beacon Health Options and the North Central Accountable Community of Health, two naloxone (commonly distributed as Narcan®) vending machines will be funded and placed in Chelan and Grant counties starting Summer 2021. The goal: reducing opioid overdose deaths in the region. “We’re hearing from individuals [...]

By |2021-06-24T11:41:21-07:00June 22nd, 2021|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Harm reduction vending machines coming soon to region

Now accepting applications for Community Based Care Coordination Solutions

June 7, 2021 – The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from local and regional partners for new or enhanced community based care coordination solutions that break down silos and improve health equity across our North Central region. Community based care coordination is a relational and person‐centered approach that deliberately organizes and [...]

By |2021-06-04T17:17:56-07:00June 7th, 2021|NCACH News, Pathways HUB|Comments Off on Now accepting applications for Community Based Care Coordination Solutions

Advancing whole person health through a recovery lens

Intersection of COVID-19 and Overdose While the world has undoubtedly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, another epidemic continues to kill Americans: opioid drug overdoses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, overdose deaths have accelerated in the United States since the onset of the pandemic. Over 81,000 overdose deaths occurred in the 12 months [...]

By |2021-05-18T09:43:36-07:00May 18th, 2021|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Advancing whole person health through a recovery lens

Partner Spotlight: Communities in Schools of North Central Washington

Join NCACH as we shine a light on some of the amazing work our incredible partners are doing! This month, NCACH staffer, Caroline Tillier, got to connect with Communities in Schools of North Central Washington (CISNCW), who is one of our community-based care coordination partners in the region. It is so inspiring and fulfilling to [...]

By |2021-04-21T09:16:46-07:00April 14th, 2021|Community Spotlight, Pathways HUB|Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Communities in Schools of North Central Washington

NCACH funds regional youth suicide prevention programming for schools

April 7, 2021 – North Central Washington The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) Governing Board approved a total of $456,736 to address youth mental health, resiliency, and suicide prevention across Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties at their April 5 meeting. Using a regional, peer-to-peer, school-based program called Hope Squad, the funding provides [...]

By |2021-04-29T12:17:15-07:00April 7th, 2021|NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH funds regional youth suicide prevention programming for schools
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