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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| July 15, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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NACA to sponsor Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training workshops on Aug. 9, 10

| July 8, 2019
NACA to sponsor Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training workshops on Aug. 9, 10

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is sponsoring the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training workshop on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 in Flagstaff and a Community forum for Survivors of Suicide Loss  the following Saturday, Aug. 10 in Flagstaff.  

The workshops are FREE, but reservations are required due to limited seating.

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Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

| July 8, 2019
Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

Please fill out this survey if you, or someone you know, has been unable to access needed behavioral health services, had to go “out of network” for care, or had a claim denied for mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment. The information you provide will help us to shape public policy and influence legislation in order to move us towards full parity implementation and mental health equity.

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‘Family Fun Day’ wellness fair returns to Tuba City

| June 24, 2019
‘Family Fun Day’ wellness fair returns to Tuba City

Hoop games and a bounce house for children, health and wellness information for parents — all could be found at the “Family Fun Day” wellness fair held June 19 at the Louise Yelloman Park in Tuba City.

Presented by the Coconino County Public Health Services District and AZ Health Zone, the celebration drew classes of school children, individual families and others to the park where health and community service organizations provided games for children and health information for parents including diabetes awareness, car safety seats and health food alternatives.

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Victim Witness Services Coconino County: Help crime victims by taking a survey!

| June 24, 2019
Victim Witness Services Coconino County: Help crime victims by taking a survey!

Victim Witness Services of Coconino County has partnered with Northern Arizona University to consider community resources and to ensure that you can get the help you need, when you need it.

To help improve our services, please take a moment to complete a quick online survey by scanning the QR code below with your phone’s camera, or by visiting this website

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Children’s Action Alliance update — Great News on the Child Care Front

| June 24, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance update — Great News on the Child Care Front

Great news for Arizona children and families!  As a part of the state budget recently passed, the legislature finally granted the Department of Economic Security (DES) the authority to expend $56 million in new annual federal child care money.  

DES moved at lightning speed to begin using these new dollars to increase scholarship rates and to serve more children. Thank you to all the parents, champions, and partners who called for investment of these funds in these three changes:    

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) conducting bilingual Healthcare Information Survey

| May 6, 2019
Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) conducting bilingual Healthcare Information Survey

… CCPHSD is asking for your help in connecting us to individuals and families in Coconino County.The Healthy Information Survey will help CCPHSD obtain greater clarity on how people obtain healthcare information, what is working well in those efforts, and what other information people might need. This will help us to better understand how public health can assist residents in achieving their fullest health potential.

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Coconino County organizations urged to take Health Literacy Resources survey

| April 29, 2019
Coconino County organizations urged to take Health Literacy Resources survey

The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) vision is: Coconino County – where every resident achieves their fullest health potential.This goal cannot be achieved by an individual organization; it takes a wide network of partners and stakeholders. …Will you please take 3 minutes to complete the survey?

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ASU Morrison Institute update for April 24 — Feeding Families: Policies and Programs

| April 29, 2019
ASU Morrison Institute update for April 24 — Feeding Families: Policies and Programs

Join us for a dynamic conversation on nutrition research, food insecurity, public policies, and efforts to build community capacity in South Phoenix and throughout Arizona.

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May 29 — Trauma Stewardship Group 8-week training to be presented

| April 29, 2019
May 29 — Trauma Stewardship Group 8-week training to be presented

A Trauma Stewardship Group 8-week training will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Beginning May 29.This group will examine the impact of work related stress and vicarious (secondary) trauma on current life satisfaction and functioning.

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