Power of Choice 2017

The Shelby ~ Toole County Transportation Safety Committee/DUI Task Force are working in partnership with Shelby High School and North Toole County High School on Power of Choice 2017. The day, April 5th, 2017, is devoted to empowering young people to develop life skills to address stress, problem solving, conflict resolution, interacting with others, and […]

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Roundup Backpack Program

Because one in five Montana children are food insecure, Roundup Backpack Program was started in 2013 to provide food during the weekends for children in need.  The Roundup Backpack Program is a health and wellness program that provides non-perishable bags of food on Friday to sustain the child for the weekend. The program is currently serving approximately 40 […]

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Walk with a Doc

Community members are invited to trek a 2-mile expanse of the Milwaukee Trail, as part of Community Cancer Care and Prevention Center’s Missoula Walk with a Doc program. The program launches at noon Tuesday, Feb. 14, and will continue every Tuesday through May. “Doc,” in this case, stands for doctor. Each week, a different local […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Richland County Backpack Program

The Boys & Girls Club of Richland County Backpack Program supplies up to 75 backpacks filled with kid friendly, healthy meals and snacks for kids in need on a weekly basis during the school year. The project provides food backpacks for elementary children in need. They piloted a program last year with approximately 30 elementary students […]

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Parents as Leaders

Parents as Leaders provides Circle of Security Parenting education to parents and caregivers in Missoula. The goal of the project is to strengthen families’ resiliency and prevent child abuse and neglect. Child abuse and neglect continues to be an issue in Missoula and around the state. In 2015, there were 173 cases of child abuse […]

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District 2 Alcohol and Drug Prevention Coalition

          The prevention programs at District 2 Alcohol and Drug are primarily focused towards underage substance abuse and misuse.  Currently, they are working on underage drinking prevention ages 12-20, underage drinking and driving ages 12-20, and prescription drug abuse and misuse ages 12-25. They also work with communities to create policies for […]

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Phillips County Coalition for Healthy Choices

    The Phillips County Coalition for Healthy Choices is a prevention and education group formed in Malta, Montana. The Coalition for Healthy Choices focuses on underage drinking, drinking and driving, tobacco use, and drug abuse.  The coalition was formed in 1999 and has been continuously accepting grants to further education throughout their county. A […]

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Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Wellness Program

The Fort Peck Tribes have taken the lead to promote the health of their people. In 2003, they created the Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (HP/DP) Wellness Program, a tribally operated, locally controlled initiative whose mission is to restore the traditional values of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes and help their communities return to a healthier lifestyle. The program […]

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Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

  Mountain-Pacific Quality Health invites anyone with diabetes or high blood sugar (pre-diabetes) to join them for a series of free classes that provides tips and information about how to take control of diabetes. In this series of six classes, participants will learn about: • How diabetes affects people—both physically and emotionally • How to find healthy […]

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Cascade County Safe Kids Coalition

Safe Kids Cascade County, which is led by the Cascade County Health Department, provides a dedicated and caring staff with operation support and other resources to assist in achieving our common goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups, safety workshops, and sports clinics […]

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Montana Asthma Project Havre, MT

    The Montana Asthma Control Program is a grant funded program that focuses on the 0-17 age group to improve their quality of life.  Identifying environmental factors and asthma triggers helps with the overall management of asthma. An Asthma Control Nurse will focus on educating your child and family to help reduce office visits caused by asthma attacks. What the […]

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Central Montana Public Health Program

    The purpose of the Central Montana Health District (CMHD) is to improve and protect the health of the population of Fergus, Golden Valley, Judith Basin, Musselshell, Petroleum and Wheatland counties by providing local government leadership and advocacy on behalf of public health issues. Central Montana Public Health Program is improving the health communities […]

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