/Community Spotlight

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”

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+00:00 April 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Harm reduction program showing success in Grant County

Finding a recovery home in Central Washington….

Victor Estrada is no stranger to the recovery community in Washington State. As a longtime member of local recovery groups as well as current Homeless Outreach manager at Women’s Resource Center, Victor knows intimately how addiction can change someone’s life. Many of the clients he works with on a daily basis are affected by addiction, [...]

By | 2018-12-05T14:31:55+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Community Spotlight, Events, Opioid|Comments Off on Finding a recovery home in Central Washington….
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