Monthly RHIP Workgroup Updates
Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:15-9:15am.
Clinical Goals: (1) Increase screenings for depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and substance use disorders. (2) When screenings are positive, increase and improve primary care-based interventions, and, when appropriate, referrals and successful engagement in specialty services.
Prevention Goal: Normalize the public’s perception of accessing resources for depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and substance use.
Meets the third Wednesday of every month from 4-5pm.
Clinical Goal: Create a bi-directional integration approach for people with severe substance use disorders.
Prevention Goal: Implement a community standard for appropriate and responsible prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines.
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Goal: Increase awareness of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease including tobacco use, uncontrolled hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity, unhealthy diets, and diabetes.
Diabetes Prevention Goal: Decrease the proportion of adults and children at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 4-5pm.
Clinical Goal: Reduce the prevalence of low birth weight among live-born infants by improving prenatal/postnatal care for mothers and infants.
Prevention Goals: (1) Prevent unintended pregnancies. (2) Improve immunization rates of children birth to two years.