Strengthening Community Ties
HEART is partnering with health departments, research experts, community coalitions, and other key stakeholders to coordinate on-the-ground efforts that evidence based information, community-based solutions, and multi-sector partnerships. In the realm of Strengthening Community Ties, HEART is working on the following:
Ogden Civic Action Network Partnership:
HEART faculty are partnering with the Ogden Civic Action Network (OgdenCAN) to increase naloxone awareness and provide information and resources to the East Central Neighborhood through the production of information cards and toolkits.
Little Cities of Hope Series:
HEART faculty in partnership with the Carbon and Emery Opioid and Substance Use Coalition are offering the series to bring information and awareness to limited resource and treatment options in the communities through ETV News.
The Carbon and Emery Opioid and Substance Use Coalition:
HEART faculty are partnering with local community members in the coalition to coordinate the efforts of these communities to comprehensively address the opioid epidemic. They seek to decrease stigma; increase effective prevention, treatment, harm reduction, mental health and other efforts; and come together to create healthier communities.