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

Helping our partners mask up

154,000. That’s how many masks it takes to fill up a standard two-car garage in America. Want to know how we know that? Because, that’s how many masks NCACH were given to distribute to community partners across North Central Washington! 154,000 masks. That's how many it takes to fill up half of a standard two-car [...]

By |2020-08-19T08:40:48-07:00August 19th, 2020|Community Spotlight, COVID, NCACH News|Comments Off on Helping our partners mask up

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 |2019-11-19T12:35:34-08:00November 18th, 2019|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Changing Perceptions, One Presentation at a Time

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 |2019-10-21T09:28:01-07:00October 21st, 2019|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Extending a Hand in Recovery

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 |2019-08-14T13:48:29-07:00August 14th, 2019|CHI, Community Spotlight|Comments Off on Continuing the Charge of “Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work”

Coming together to combat the opioid epidemic: the North Central Washington Opioid Response Conference

In the midst of an epidemic that claims the lives of 130 Americans every day, North Central Washington residents have decided to take action against opioid addiction. On Friday, March 15, nearly 400 participants attended the North Central Washington Opioid Response Conference: Pathways to Prevention at ten different sites across the region. Photo – A [...]

By |2019-07-09T16:45:39-07:00April 1st, 2019|Community Spotlight, Events, NCACH News, Opioid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coming together to combat the opioid epidemic: the North Central Washington Opioid Response Conference

Special Olympics of Washington: Redefining “healthcare for all”

The Special Olympics has always existed as a movement to make the world more inclusive for those with special needs. Originally conceived by Eunice Shriver in the 1960s as a summer camp for children with special needs, the first sanctioned Special Olympic Games took place 1968 in Illinois with one thousand American and Canadian athletes. [...]

By |2019-02-05T16:39:27-08:00February 5th, 2019|Community Spotlight|Comments Off on Special Olympics of Washington: Redefining “healthcare for all”

Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work: An Employment and Transportation Forum

On October 10, the Chelan-Douglas Coalition for Health Improvement hosted its 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 Coalition for Health Improvement has been focusing on developing employment-related transportation solutions since July. [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:24:00-08:00November 6th, 2018|CHI, Community Spotlight, Events|Comments Off on Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work: An Employment and Transportation Forum

Bridging the gaps between the community and the clinic… Pathways Community HUB

  (Photo - Risk Factors Addressed to Achieve Wellness - Pathways Community HUB Institute, all rights reserved) In June 2018, the North Central Accountable Community of Health’s Governing Board designated Community Choice (dba Action Health Partners) as the lead agency for the Pathways Community HUB. One of the six selected Medicaid Transformation Projects, the Pathways [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:12:01-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Community Spotlight, Pathways HUB|Comments Off on Bridging the gaps between the community and the clinic… Pathways Community HUB

Harm reduction program showing success in Grant County

Earlier this year, the Grant County Syringe Services Program (SSP) was developed in partnership between Grant County Health District and Grant Integrated Services. Grant County's Syringe Services Program currently operates as a mobile unit outside of the Moses Lake Food Bank weekly and offers a variety of services including clean needle exchange, wound care kits, [...]

By |2018-12-05T13:55:54-08:00October 8th, 2018|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Harm reduction program showing success in Grant County
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