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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

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

Now investing in projects to improve health and wellness across North Central Washington

For immediate release -- July 2, 2019 The Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHI) and the North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) are pleased to share a new funding opportunity for community partners! CHI Community Initiatives Funding is made possible by NCACH under the statewide Medicaid Transformation Project. In December 2018, NCACH allocated $450,000 to [...]

By | 2019-07-02T16:00:37+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on Now investing in projects to improve health and wellness across North Central Washington

Request for Proposals released – School-Based Opioid Prevention

For immediate release -- May 30, 2019 North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) has released a request for proposal (RFP) to obtain proposals from qualified agencies interested in working with NCACH on the Opioid Use Public Health Crisis project, specifically addressing school-based opioid prevention, in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. The primary objectives [...]

By | 2019-06-04T08:52:35+00:00 May 30th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Request for Proposals released – School-Based Opioid Prevention

Exploring Value Based Purchasing in North Central

At the April 1st Governing Board meeting, the Washington State Health Care Authority’s (HCA) J.D. Fischer and Rachel Quinn came to North Central Washington to present on Washington State’s Value Based Purchasing (VBP) and Rural Multi Payer Model projects. The room was packed with providers interested in learning more about the current state of VBP [...]

By | 2019-05-09T14:08:06+00:00 May 9th, 2019|HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on Exploring Value Based Purchasing in North Central

Moving a client towards change – the foundations of Motivational Interviewing

In April, NCACH's Whole Person Care Collaborative (WPCC) members took part in a two-day workshop centered on the foundational concepts of Motivational Interviewing (MI). The course was offered through a partnership with the Centre for Collaboration Motivation and Innovation (CCMI), led by Connie Davis and Kathy Reims. The workshops were held in Okanogan on April [...]

By | 2019-05-09T13:45:55+00:00 May 9th, 2019|NCACH News, WPCC|Comments Off on Moving a client towards change – the foundations of Motivational Interviewing

Addressing the Road Blocks to Whole Person Health – the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

On Friday, April 12, nearly 200 partners joined the NCACH at Big Bend College in Moses Lake for its 2019 Annual Summit, Addressing the Road Blocks to Whole Person Health. NCACH’s Annual Summit provides a forum for partners, community members, and stakeholders focused on whole person health to come together for a day of learning, [...]

By | 2019-04-19T08:19:17+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on Addressing the Road Blocks to Whole Person Health – the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

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

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

For immediate release -- March 7, 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 | 2019-03-07T13:53:56+00:00 March 7th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Rapid Cycle Funding Applications now open to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington
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