Foundation for Community Health
Friday, April 6, 2018
LAKEVILLE, CT -- The Foundation for Community Health is again sponsoring its annual educational event for the medical, science, health, and academic community, on May 17 in Lakeville.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
SHARON, CT -- The Foundation for Community Health has launched a new publication series, Cultivating Solutions, designed to share information, raise awareness and advocate for change. The inaugural publication, "Addressing Northwest Connecticut's Addiction Crisis," tackles the addiction epidemic via an issue brief, future editions may vary in composition or format depending on the topic.
Friday, October 6, 2017
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut’s rural residents die at higher rates than their city and suburban counterparts and a large percentage of those deaths may be preventable if better public health programs or better access to health care services were available, according to the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Nancy Heaton, CEO for the Foundation for Community Health in Sharon, said Litchfield County has studied options to improve transportation.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
TORRINGTON, CT -- A new report about the impact of opioids was the center of a roundtable discussion in Torrington Wednesday afternoon. The report, “Beneath the Surface: The Opioid Epidemic in Northwest Connecticut” explores the crime rates related to opioid addiction in the area, insurance rates, treatment admission rates, how the crisis started, and what solutions can work specifically in a rural region. The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, the Foundation for Community Health, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and the McCall Center for Behavioral Health partnered to publish the report.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, the Foundation for Community Health, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and the McCall Center for Behavioral Health have published a report on the opioid epidemic and its impact on Northwest Connecticut.