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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+00:00 December 16th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH releases Request for Proposals for 2020 Opioid Awareness and Education Campaign

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

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

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 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

Special Olympics of Washington: Redefining “healthcare for all”

The Special Olympics has always existed as a movement to make the world more inclusive for those with special needs. Originally conceived by Eunice Shriver in the 1960s as a summer camp for children with special needs, the first sanctioned Special Olympic Games took place 1968 in Illinois with one thousand American and Canadian athletes. [...]

By | 2019-02-05T16:39:27+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Community Spotlight|Comments Off on Special Olympics of Washington: Redefining “healthcare for all”

Call for Presenters at the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is requesting proposals for presentations for the 2019 Annual Summit, hosted April 12, 2019 in Moses Lake, WA. The conference is an opportunity for leaders, healthcare providers, healthcare consumers, community-based organizations, staff, board members, stakeholders and policy makers to network, learn and share with their peers. The [...]

By | 2018-12-05T16:33:06+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on Call for Presenters at the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

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

Coalitions for Health Improvement survey results published

For immediate release -- November 28, 2018 NCACH's three Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHIs) recently released survey results from their community feedback survey issued in June 2018. The survey consisted of 13 questions and was open for responses between June 30 - July 31, 2018. Questions were focused on identifying local level barriers, opportunities, assets, [...]

By | 2018-11-26T16:37:39+00:00 November 28th, 2018|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on Coalitions for Health Improvement survey results published
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