Mental Health & Substance Use

Founded: 2017
Chair: Elizabeth Kelly
Grand Challenge: To create a community culture and develop effective opportunities for healing for those with mental health and substance use issues in Hancock County


Community Health Improvement Plan:

Hancock County Community Health Assessment:


Goals:

  • Decrease risk of substance use by hancock county youth

  • Identify early stages of mental illness and connect people to resources through reduction of stigma and public Awareness

  • promote state-of-the-art mental health treatment and recovery services in hancock county


Initiatives:

 The We All Know Someone Campaign was established to increase understanding and eliminate the stigma around Substance Use

The We All Know Someone Campaign was established to increase understanding and eliminate the stigma around Substance Use

 Mental Health First Aid Training Sessions are provided to help citizens recognize risk factors and warning signs of Mental Illnesses and others

Mental Health First Aid Training Sessions are provided to help citizens recognize risk factors and warning signs of Mental Illnesses and others

 In response to Hancock County Youth Substance indicators, Hidden In Plain Sight was established to help parents talk about substance and drug use

In response to Hancock County Youth Substance indicators, Hidden In Plain Sight was established to help parents talk about substance and drug use


Resources:


For More Information:

 Provides detailed information about all of the resources, treatment, and housing options in Hancock County.

Provides detailed information about all of the resources, treatment, and housing options in Hancock County.