Profile of the Week: Haven

Haven Haven is a program located in Gallatin County. The focus of the program is to provide confidential support, counseling, and legal assistance for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. Here, survivors are encouraged, abusers are held accountable, and the team works to stop the cycle of abuse. Haven has a […]

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Profile of the Week: Targeted Rural Underserved Track (TRUST) Program

Targeted Rural Underserved Track (TRUST) Program The Targeted Rural Underserved Track (TRUST) program is designed to train and prepare University of Washington medical students for future careers working in rural, underserved communities throughout Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho (WWAMI). Selected students are placed in a rural medical setting before beginning medical school and allows […]

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Discovery Walks

Discovery Walks The Discovery Walks program aims to expose the public in the Gallatin Valley to the Main Street to the Mountains trail system. Many people can be intimidated by finding trails or even knowing where to start with hiking. This program provides a way for busy people who are new to hiking to meet […]

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Kids in Motion

Kids in Motion Kids in Motion (KIM) is a project that focuses on active transportation educational programs that encourage young people and their families in the Billings community to make healthy transportation choices. The goal of this program is to increase bicycling and walking rates through outreach and education and to eliminate barriers to non-motorized […]

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Montana Health Justice Partnership

Montana Health Justice Partnership The Montana Health Justice Partnership (MHJP) improves patient health by addressing health-harming legal needs of patients whose health solutions lay outside the boundaries of medicine. The Partnership integrates legal staff into health teams for matters such as moldy housing, family violence, and medical debt, which all negatively impact patient health. This […]

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Sealants for Smiles

Sealants for Smiles! Sealants for Smiles (SFS) is helping children maintain good oral health while in school. Cavities and pain from poor oral health can be detrimental to learning, so SFS works to improve the quality of life for school children. Cavity prevention services are targeted to children in Montana, primarily ages 6 to 9. […]

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Montana Project LAUNCH

Montana Project LAUNCH Montana Project LAUNCH promotes prevention strategies to improve outcomes for the social-emotional wellness of children ages birth to 8. By strengthening partnerships, growing resources, developing workforce skills, implementing screening, and improving the referral process, Project LAUNCH strives to create more streamlined and effective support for young children and their families. This project […]

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River Valley Farmer’s Market

River Valley Farmer’s Market River Valley Farmer’s Market aims to increase access to local fresh food, promote local businesses, promote physical activity, support community engagement, provide health education, and connect families to needed services. The River Valley Farmer’s Market combines food sales with health promotion in a new way. The Farmer’s Market includes access to […]

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart Eat Smart is part of the public health project to improve the health of Missoula area residents through education, partnerships, policy, and environmental changes. This program is part of the Missoula Public Health Department. Eat Smart began in 2005, first funded through a NAPA grant and then through the City-County Health Department as […]

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Montana Healthy Food and Communities Initiative

Montana Healthy Food and Communities Initiative (MHFCI) Montana Healthy Food and Communities Initiative (MHFCI) encompasses three projects that work together to bring healthy, local foods to people across the state: the FoodCorps program, the Farm to Cafeteria Network, and the Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition. Together, these projects work to combat childhood obesity, reduce childhood […]

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Northern Winds Recovery Center

Northern Winds Recovery Center The mission of the Northern Winds Recovery Center is “striving to build resilient children, nurturing family needs, and restoring cultural strengths by creating opportunities for care.” They do this by responding to behavioral health issues through prevention, intervention, treatment, rehabilitation and asset building services and by sharing hope and caring to […]

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Community Protective Measures Program: The Soil Swap Program

Community Protective Measures Program The Community Protective Measures Program (CPMP) is a county educational program to address Superfund related community concerns. Their goal is to ensure a clean and safe environment for all residents of Anaconda through education and outreach. The CPMP accomplishes its mission of protecting human health through education, outreach, and providing a […]

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