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Substance Abuse

  • Serve on Get Healthy Scott County, weekly meetings, focus: Substance Abuse

  • Offer building in Austin for Addiction Services

  • Partner with the Health Department for the community-wide HIV response

  • Attend CEASe meetings monthly

  • Become host site of monthly CEASe meetings

  • Work with the middle and high schools to promote student-led prevention campaigns

    • Also include skills training to say “no” to drugs

    • Increase drug monitoring in the schools

  • Address: Transportation, Hip 2.0 Enrollment,

  • Hold educational/awareness classes for primary care providers and community leaders

  • Create policy at SMH to identify high-risk drug users, if have an IV will receive more monitoring (to prevent Code Gray)

  • Adopt New ER Drug Policy