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, NCACH is working to improve community health in North Central Washington. NCACH is one of nine Accountable Communities of Health formed in Washington through the Healthier Washington initiative. As part of this initiative, the NCACH is undertaking a regional project addressing the opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington. The project objective, as described by the Washington State Health Care Authority, is to support the achievement of the state’s goals to reduce opioid-related morbidity and mortality through strategies that target prevention, treatment, overdose prevention, and recovery supports.
This opportunity is open to community partners located in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties who are interested in Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) prevention, treatment, overdose prevention, and recovery support services, especially to low-income populations. Budget not to exceed $30,000.
Applications are due December 31, 2018 by 5:00 pm and may be emailed (PDF format) or mailed to:
North Central Accountable Community of Health
Attn: Christal Eshelman
200 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
Questions? Email: Christal.email@example.com
To learn more about NCACH’s Opioid Project, please visit: https://ncach.org/opioid-project