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Focus Area:

Helping support safe, stable and nurturing relationships & environments.

Vision: Households are equally able to access trauma-informed behavioral and physical health care, and are aware of the services available in our community.

Goals Outcomes
  • Trauma Prevention, Treatment, and Awareness
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  • Households are free from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), violence and physical hazards; communities support people’s health, safety, and development.
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  • Prevent ACEs from contributing to life-long negative outcomes for current and future generations.
  • Possible indicators:
  • # of individuals with an ACEs score of 2 or more.
  • % of households with children receiving home visits by child care specialists.
  • An equitable community-wide system of trauma-informed care provides accessible evidence-based treatments from trained, knowledgeable, and culturally literate specialists in adequate supply.
  • Possible indicator:
  • # of health organizations utilizing trauma-informed care practices.
  • Reduce intimate partner violence, domestic violence, child abuse, sexual violence, and human trafficking.
  • Possible indicators:
  • % of child mortality rates.
  • # of homicides committed by partners.
  • Improved Behavioral Health
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  • Households will demonstrate improved behavioral health by reporting better mental health and a reduction in substance abuse, resulting from reduced stigma that is a barrier to care.
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  • Ensure a continuum of services exists to meet behavioral health needs.
  • Possible indicator:
  • % increase of availability of pediatric mental health services
  • Expand community awareness and reduce stigma associated with having mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Possible indicator:
  • # of 2-1-1 and mental health hotline calls requesting assistance with mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Provide immediate and adequate access to detox services for those who are in crisis.
  • Possible indicator:
  • # of overdoses and deaths by overdose.
  • Eliminating Health Disparities
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  • All households have easy to access and ample, affordable, high quality, preventative, immediate, and follow-up health and dental care.
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  • Improve access to necessary health care services
  • Possible indicators:
  • % of infant mortality rate disparity – black vs white.
  • % of women receiving early prenatal care.
  • # of sudden unexpected infant deaths.
  • % change in # of HIV adult/adolescent cases.
  • Increase access to affordable, high quality and regular dental care and provide emergency dental services to adults in need.
  • Possible indicators:
  • % of emergency room reduction in adult dental related cases
  • # of adult dental patients served by dental clinics or referred to affordable, high quality and regular dental care.

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