Create and enhance cross-sector collaborations and programming so that all Central Oregonians have equitable access to skilled, evidence-based substance (licit and illicit) and alcohol misuse prevention, as well as evidence-based intervention, treatment, and recovery services that are culturally responsive and trauma-informed.
- Decrease binge drinking among adults
- Decrease vaping or e-cigarette use among youth
- Increase additional services for alcohol or drug dependence for individuals newly diagnosed
- Reduce mental health/substance abuse emergency department visits in Madras, Prineville, and Warm Springs
- Learn more about these measures at Central Oregon Health Data
Certified Medical Assistant, Weeks Family Medicine
Ideal Option MAT
Consumer Representative, Regional Overdose Prevention Strategist, Crook County Health Department
Christina Lee, BSN, PMH-BC
Clinical Practice Specialist | Behavioral Health, St. Charles Health System
Karen Ard, MPH
Tobacco Prevention and Education Program Coordinator, Deschutes County Health Services
Katie Keck, LMFT
Outpatient Director, Rimrock Trails Adolescent Treatment Services
Executive Director, DAWNS House
MaCayla Arsenault, Organizer
Meets on the second Tuesdays of the month from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.
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Shared Focus and Responsibilities
Upstream Healthy Retail Community Assessment for Central Oregon
Working with stakeholders from Central Oregon, Upstream Public Health will conduct outreach and community listening sessions to assess community interest and readiness to pilot healthy retail locations in Central Oregon. This outreach will lay the ...
The Central Oregon Health Council assembled RHIP Workgroups, groups of community professionals focused on some aspect of the Regional Health Improvement Plan, in 2016 to strategize and address the RHIP Health Indicators for each area of focus.