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Kentucky Health Issues Poll: One In Four Kentuckians Knows Someone Who Has Abused Prescription Pain Drugs 

Coalition Lauds Oldham County Fiscal Court for Strengthening Protections from Secondhand Smoke

Foundation Lauds Expansion of Paducah Smoke-free Law

Foundation in the News
Report: Fewer Kentuckians being prescribed pain pills

Cigarette-tax hike not enough to cut smoking rates, advocates say


Resources
The Phantom Project 2018 Video- Breckinridge County Kentucky

The Phantom Project 2018 is a 15 minute video about texting and driving by Breckinridge Health Department and many local partners.  The goal of the project is to encourage youth and adults to think about their choices and how it can change a life or lives in a split second!  
SAMHSA Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched their new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources. Users can search by topic area, substance or condition as well as resource type (e.g., Toolkit, Treatment Improvement Protocol, Guideline), target population (e.g., Youth, Adult), and target audience (e.g., resource for Clinicians, Prevention Professionals, Patients, Policymakers).
FNS Releases First Mobile App with Food Buying Guide, Takes Leap Forward in Customer Service

USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced its first ever mobile application, putting critical information at the fingertips of food service professionals and making it easier for them to serve wholesome, nutritious, and tasty meals through FNS's child nutrition programs.
Taking Down Tobacco Youth Advocacy Training

Taking Down Tobacco is a free, online, comprehensive youth advocacy training program created by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in partnership with the CVS Health Foundation that educates and engages youth through free online and in-person training

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Advocacy Toolkit

Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and partner organizations have prepared a toolkit to advocate for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The toolkit contains, among other things, links to state-by-state fact sheets related to CHIP prepared by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Upcoming Events
Webinar: Kentucky! Free! Health! Resources
April 25, 2018,  1PM-2PM ET

Are you a non-profit in Kentucky?
Is your health coalition looking for resources?
Join the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky on this free 1-hour webinar.
Four experts will share their organizational resources for improving health in Kentucky.
Hear from:
Webinar: Using Electronic Health Data for Community Health with examples from Kentucky
May 9, 2018,  1PM-2PM ET

On this free 1-hour webinar we will hear from experts on data sharing and community health.
Denise Chrysler, JD, Director, Mid-States Region for The Network for Public Health Law will discuss highlights from their new report,  Using Electronic Health Data for Community Health: Example Cases and Legal Analysis, and technical assistance opportunities available from the Network.
Karen Chrisman, JD, MA, the Executive Advisor and Privacy Officer for the Kentucky Health Information Exchange, will share examples of Kentucky data sharing for community health. Sharing data to support service delivery, quality improvement and data analytics is equally a goal of healthcare and government agencies. The path to shared data resources requires a common technology structure and a legal foundation. The Cabinet for Health Family Services has pursued this goal. Chrisman's presentation will explore the legal challenges and successes of two of these projects, the Kentucky Health Information Exchange and the Benefind system. Yu-Ting Chen, MPH, MS, Epidemiologist at the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation will share the data sharing strategy as part of Louisville's newly released two-year action plan to address substance use in the city.

Workshop: The Art of Working with Others: Creative Strategies for Community Health Coalitions
May 10, 2018,  10AM-3PM CT

Join us for this free in-person workshop at the Muhlenberg County Extension Office, Central City, KY.
This interactive workshop will use arts, leadership and facilitation techniques to assist in new health coalition formation and revitalization of existing coalitions.  It will equip participants to start conversations with community members challenged with access to healthy foods and physical activity opportunities in a creative way.  
Sponsored by the CEDIK, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Kentucky Cancer Consortium, and Kentucky Department for Public Health/Partnership for a Fit Kentucky.  Lunch Provided.  

Workshop participants will: 
  • Identify coalition building and strengthening strategies to enhance work around healthy eating and physical activity.  
  • Describe techniques for planning and facilitating effective meetings
  • Recognize different traits and employ strategies to work effectively with all community members.   
Workshop: The Art of Working with Others: Creative Strategies for Community Health Coalitions
May 17, 2018,  10AM-3PM ET

Join us for this free in-person workshop at the Clark County Extension Education Facility, Winchester, KY. 
This interactive workshop will use arts, leadership and facilitation techniques to assist in new health coalition formation and revitalization of existing coalitions.  It will equip participants to start conversations with community members challenged with access to healthy foods and physical activity opportunities in a creative way.  
Sponsored by the CEDIK, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Kentucky Cancer Consortium, and Kentucky Department for Public Health/Partnership for a Fit Kentucky.  Lunch Provided.  

Workshop participants will: 
  • Identify coalition building and strengthening strategies to enhance work around healthy eating and physical activity.  
  • Describe techniques for planning and facilitating effective meetings
  • Recognize different traits and employ strategies to work effectively with all community members.   
Webinar: Plan, find, apply: Effective Grant Development
May 23, 2018,  1PM-2PM ET

Join the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky for this free 1-hour webinar.
Plan, find and apply for grant opportunities and funding that fit your non-profit's mission.
Webinar participants will learn key strategies to connect with funding.
  • Understand Foundation Center benefits
  • Conduct funding research on Foundation Center
  • Search grants.gov
  • Learn grant proposal writing tips
  • Access additional online resources
Webinar: Health for All: A Discussion with Highlights from Kentucky
June 20, 2018,  1PM-2PM ET

Join us on this free 1-hour webinar to discuss health, equity, and health equity with  the Prevention Institute , Kentucky State Data Center , and Kentucky's Office of Health Equity .
Webinar participants will:
  • Understand the connection between health and equity
  • Learn about key findings from the 2018 Kentucky Minority Health Report
  • Become familiar with sources on LGBT data and health
  • Learn about next steps in promoting health equity
Webinar: Planning for Success: MAPP, Strategy, Decision Making & Health
June 27, 2018,  1PM-2PM ET

On this free 1-hour webinar we will hear from experts on strategic planning and health improvement planning.
This webinar is intended to help community partners to get on the same page with community health improvement planning. It will provide an introduction to the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) framework for public health planning, as well as MAPP's relationship to the planning models used by your community partners. Key elements of strategic planning and decision-making will be discussed.
Webinar participants will:
  • Learn key elements of strategic planning
  • Understand decision-making processes
  • Describe the MAPP strategic planning process
Compare MAPP to other commonly-used planning models, including Plan-Do-Study-Act and Community Health Needs Assessments

Collaborative for Children of Addicted Parents Presents: Family-Centered Approach for Children of Addicted Parents
November 14, 2018, 8AM-5PM ET

The Collaborative for Children of Addicted Parents(CCAP), GLAD House, and Cincinnati Children's will be holding their  third annual conference at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky. Nationally known, Dr. Ira Chasnoff will be one of the keynote speakers. 

You are invited to submit a session proposal for the conference. Proposals should explore family-centered practices utilized to provide services to children impacted by addiction.  Call for abstracts.

Funding Opportunities
Every Kid Healthy Week $100 mini-grant 

Be one of the first 250 schools to register for Every Kid Healthy Week (April 23-27) and commit to serving a healthy snack as part of your event, and your school will receive a 100 dollar mini-grant, thanks to Action for Healthy Kids sponsor GoGo squeeZ. 

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Let's Play Upgrade Your Play video contest

Through its  Let's Play initiative, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has partnered with KaBOOM! to help provide kids and families with the tools, places and inspiration to make active play a daily priority. Five (5) $20,000 playground equipment grants are available to communities through the Let's Play Upgrade Your Play video contest to get more kids playing.
Create a short video (in English, Spanish or both) that tells others who you are, why having a place to play is important for your kids and why your community needs a new playground. Your video should be creative and playful, and inspire others to share your message!

Application Deadline: May 11, 2018

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Community Development Block Grant Program

The Department for Local Government (DLG) announced over $22 million in funding opportunities for 2018 through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The CDBG program provides funds for public facilities, economic development, housing, public services, and community projects.

All cities and counties are eligible to apply through DLG with the exception of Ashland, Bowling Green, Covington, Elizabethtown, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Lexington-Fayette County, Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, and Owensboro. These communities receive CDBG funds directly from HUD.

CDBG funds are federal funds allocated by HUD and must comply with federal regulations. Project funds are determined based upon project needs, reasonable costs, and overall effectiveness.

Application open March 1- July 2, 2018

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National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery grant program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery grant program.
The purpose of this program is to establish a national center with specialized subject matter expertise to provide training and technical assistance to states, local governments, tribal communities, behavioral health organizations, primary care providers, clinicians, peers, families, and other stakeholders to help reduce tobacco use among persons with behavioral health disorders, with an emphasis on individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. 
SAMHSA expects to fund one grantee with up to $1 million per year for up to five years. 
Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. 
For example:
  • Public or private universities and colleges.
  • Behavioral health care organizations.
  • National stakeholder organizations.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018

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Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants

The purpose of this program is to build or expand the capacity of State Educational Agencies, in partnership with State Mental Health Agencies (SMHAs) overseeing school-aged youth and local education agencies (LEAS), to:
(1) increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth;
(2) provide training for school personnel and other adults who interact with school-aged youth to detect and respond to mental health issues; and
(3) connect school-aged youth, who may have behavioral health issues (including serious emotional disturbance [SED] or serious mental illness [SMI]), and their families to needed services.
 
Eligibility is limited to:
  • The State Education Agency (SEA), as defined by Section 9010(41) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; or
  • Education Agencies/Authorities serving children and youth residing in federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations.
Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $1,800,000 per year
Length of Project: Up to 5 years

Application Deadline: June 4, 2018

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SAMHSA Improving Access to Overdose Treatment grants

Who can apply: Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs - as defined in section 1861(aa) of the Social Security Act), opioid treatment programs as defined under part 8 of title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, and practitioners dispensing narcotic drugs pursuant to section 303(g) of the Controlled Substances Act. See Section III-1 of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for complete eligibility information in accordance with Section 544 of the Public Health Service Act.
 
Grant amount: up to $200,000 per year for up to five years.

Application Deadline: June 4, 2018

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