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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 | 2019-04-08T09:57:15+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

Agenda announced! NCW Opioid Response Conference: Pathways to Prevention

March 11, 2019 -- The North Central Accountable Community of Health’s Regional Opioid Stakeholder Workgroup is hosting a unique opportunity for your community to come together to address the opioid epidemic by taking action to increase awareness and prevention. Join educational, student, and community leaders for a facilitated discussion to develop innovative, out-of-the-box strategies for [...]

By | 2019-03-12T14:05:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Events, Opioid|Comments Off on Agenda announced! NCW Opioid Response Conference: Pathways to Prevention

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

NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders Workgroup releases application for organizations to obtain funding to provide Narcan kits

For immediate release -- February 21, 2019 The North Central Accountable Community of Health Governing Board has allocated $20,000 for Targeted Narcan (naloxone) Training and Distribution in 2019. At the guidance of the Regional Opioid Stakeholders workgroup, NCACH will distribute funding to allow local partners to buy and distribute Narcan. Targeted Narcan Distribution is an [...]

By | 2019-02-20T17:31:12+00:00 February 21st, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders Workgroup releases application for organizations to obtain funding to provide Narcan kits

NCACH Opioid Project seeking Request for Proposals for Opioid Awareness and Education Marketing Campaign

For immediate release -- November 26, 2018 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from qualified agencies interested in working with NCACH to develop a social marketing campaign to raise awareness and education on the opioid crisis and opioid use in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. Through cross-sector, regional collaboration, [...]

By | 2018-11-26T16:50:21+00:00 November 26th, 2018|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH Opioid Project seeking Request for Proposals for Opioid Awareness and Education Marketing Campaign

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

NCACH releases second round of Rapid Cycle Funding Applications to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

For immediate release -- October 4, 2018 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 | 2018-10-08T08:52:04+00:00 October 4th, 2018|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH releases second round of Rapid Cycle Funding Applications to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

Stories of Recovery – NCACH staff attend National Recovery Month in Okanogan County

The day was filled with hope and resilience as one by one, stories of recovery were hung on the wall of the Agriplex at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds. They ranged from personal stories of addiction to those affected by a family member’s use, but all are powerful and remind us why celebrating recovery is so [...]

By | 2018-12-05T13:56:22+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Events, NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Stories of Recovery – NCACH staff attend National Recovery Month in Okanogan 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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