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2023 Collaborative Health Impact Award winner

In December, the Washtenaw community voted to award the 2023 Collaborative Health Impact Award to the Behavioral Health Collaborative for Young Black Men & Boys.

Funded by the Michigan Health Endowment, the project is a collaboration between Packard Health and the University of Michigan School of Social Work Curtis Center for Health Equity’s Young Black Men, Masculinities, and Mental Health (YBMen) Project.

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Important findings from HMA's Compassionate Overdose Response Summit include takeaways on the effective dose of Naloxone and how the approach to overdose response--i.e., the communication style of the responder, likelihood of withdrawal, and the care they are offered afterward--affects future risk behavior. www.healthmanagement.com/insights/briefs-reports/compassionate-overdose-response-summit-highlight... ... See MoreSee Less
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Michigan's Zip Code Level Substance Use Vulnerability Index illuminates the nuanced landscape of substance use within Washtenaw County. These data empower decision-makers to target interventions precisely where they're most needed, ensuring equitable access to substance use recovery programs.washtenawhealthinitiative.org/2024/04/unveiling-substance-use-disparities-in-washtenaw-county/ ... See MoreSee Less
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The Washtenaw County Health Department, in collaboration with neighboring counties, re-launches the "It Is Possible" campaign, showcasing local recovery stories of resilience and offering vital resources to reduce harm and support recovery.Discover how the initiative ignites hope, provides essential toolkits, and underscores the significance of community awareness and support. www.washtenaw.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2659 ... See MoreSee Less
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