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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+00:00 October 21st, 2019|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Extending a Hand in Recovery

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+00:00 September 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+00:00 August 13th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Just announced! Recovery Coach Academy training opportunity

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 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
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