/Tag:community

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+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Changing Perceptions, One Presentation at a Time

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

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

NCACH Governing Board approves funding for local health initiatives, to be managed by the Coalitions for Health Improvement

December 3, 2018 --  NCACH's Governing Board passed a motion allocating $450,000 to be invested in local and regional health initiatives in 2019. Project criteria and funding allocations will be managed by NCACH's three Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHIs). Funding is intended to strengthen community-clinical linkages, address the social determinants of health, reduce barriers to [...]

By | 2018-12-05T16:22:33+00:00 December 5th, 2018|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH Governing Board approves funding for local health initiatives, to be managed by the Coalitions for Health Improvement

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

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….

NCACH 2018 Rapid Cycle Opioid Project Applicants issued awards

The first round of Rapid Cycle Opioid Project applications were awarded a total of $97,390 at the June NCACH Governing Board Meeting. Awards ranged from $5,000 - $10,000 and will be disbursed for projects occurring between July - December 2018. The Rapid Cycle Opioid Project funding model was developed by the NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders [...]

By | 2018-10-17T09:32:18+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH 2018 Rapid Cycle Opioid Project Applicants issued awards

Celebrating successes at the 2018 Annual Summit

On April 20, 2018, over 200 partners in health convened in Wenatchee to attend the North Central Accountable Community of Health's Annual Summit.   Attendees ranged from health care providers, educators, elected officials, community-based organizations, local government, and law enforcement representatives. All came together to share, learn, network, and collaborate as we heard from a [...]

By | 2018-04-25T11:18:57+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Board & Staff, Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on Celebrating successes at the 2018 Annual Summit

NCACH releases Rapid Cycle Funding Applications to Address Opioid Use Public Health Crisis

For immediate release April 9, 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 collaboration, [...]

By | 2018-10-17T09:34:40+00:00 April 10th, 2018|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH releases Rapid Cycle Funding Applications to Address Opioid Use Public Health Crisis
X