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

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

Now accepting applications for 2020 Rapid Cycle Funding to address Opioid Use Public Health Crisis

July 10, 2020 -- 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. This funding opportunity is open to community [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:42:19-07:00July 10th, 2020|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Now accepting applications for 2020 Rapid Cycle Funding to address Opioid Use Public Health Crisis

NCACH releases Request for Proposals for 2020 Opioid Awareness and Education Campaign

For immediate release - December 16, 2019 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from qualified agencies interested in implementing an awareness and education campaign/program on the opioid use and prevention in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. Through cross-sector, regional collaboration, NCACH is working to improve community health in North [...]

By |2019-12-16T11:06:41-08:00December 16th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH releases Request for Proposals for 2020 Opioid Awareness and Education Campaign

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

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 |2019-10-01T13:42:17-07:00October 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 |2019-09-10T13:35:37-07:00September 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 |2019-08-13T13:08:00-07:00August 13th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Just announced! Recovery Coach Academy training opportunity

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 |2019-06-04T08:52:35-07:00May 30th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Request for Proposals released – School-Based Opioid Prevention
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