Profile of the Week: Adult Resource Alliance Care Transition Team of Yellowstone County

Adult Resource Alliance Care Transition Team of Yellowstone County Adult Resource Alliance Care Transition Team of Yellowstone County aims to decrease utilization of emergency and hospital services in Yellowstone County by providing wraparound services for residents who are “super-utilizers” of emergency room and hospital services. The Care Transition Team receives client referrals from Billings Clinic, […]

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Improving Health Among Rural Americans (IPHARM)

RHI Profile of the Week Improving Health Among Rural Americans (IPHARM) Improving Health Among Rural Americans (IPHARM) is a project that focuses on increasing access to preventative health care services for rural and frontier Montanans. This project provides these health care services in many ways, such as providing health screening services, serving as rural ambulatory care […]

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Fresh Food Initiative

RHI Profile of the Week: Fresh Food Initiative The Fresh Food Initiative aims to increase Montana residents’ access to healthy food and local products. The Fresh Food Initiative works on various activities, including: the Helena Food Share revitalization, distribution of locally grown food through the mobile farm stand; increasing nutritious food options through the Grocery […]

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Montana Tobacco Use and Prevention Program

On July 1, 2019, the Montana Tobacco Quit Line launched My Life, My Quit, a new free program specifically for youth under 18 who need help quitting tobacco (cigarettes, smokeless, cigars/cigarillos and e-cigarettes). Tobacco use among Montana youth remains high; one third of high school students currently use at least one form of tobacco product. E-cigarettes are […]

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Man Therapy

Profile of the Week: Man Therapy Man Therapy is a new program based in Helena, MT that launched in September of 2018. Men represent 78% of all U.S. suicides, and Man Therapy aims to combat that statistic by fostering social bonds in men as they get older. Man Therapy hosts social events, raises awareness, and […]

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Suffer Out Loud

RHI Profile of the Week: Suffer Out Loud A nonprofit organization leading an effort to reduce suicide rates in Montana by changing the stigma associated with mental illness.  Suffer Out Loud is a nonprofit with the mission of reducing the suicide rate in Montana by lowering the stigma associated with mental illness. It is run […]

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Pedlet Program

In the city of Great Falls, pedlets are becoming a quite popular option for community health advancement and quality. A pedlet is a wooden, movable structure that acts as a sidewalk extension beyond the existing curb line. These wooden structures are for pedestrian use only and allow for the sidewalk to be closed to provide […]

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Bike, Walk, Roll & Win

In the fall of 2016, the Montana State University (MSU) Extension Ravalli County Family and Consumer Science (FCS) Extension Agent partnered with MSU College of Nursing students enrolled in the Population Based Nursing Care in the Community course. Through this partnership, the FCS Extension Agent worked with two to four nursing students each semester to […]

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Montana Harvest of the Month

The Montana Harvest of the Month (HOM) program showcases Montana grown foods in Montana schools, institutions, and communities. Each month, participating programs focus on promoting one locally grown item (e.g., winter squash) by serving it in at least one meal while displaying promotional and educational HOM materials. HOM is a perfect way to launch or grow […]

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Healthy Neighborhood Project

The Healthy By Design Coalition is a community health coalition working to make the healthy choice, the easy choice in Yellowstone County. Through an implementation grant from the Kresge Foundation, the Healthy Neighborhood Project team, in direct collaboration with a resident steering committee, is working toward the implementation of the Healthy Neighborhood Plan for the […]

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Let’s Move! Missoula

5-2-1-0 Let’s Move! Missoula (5210 LM!M) is shifting a culture so healthy environments are the norm because they know that people make the choices that are available to them. How easy is it for you to live a 5-2-1-0 day? 5-2-1-0 is a daily recipe for health. Each day we should try to: Enjoy – […]

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Best Practice Medicine

Best Practice Medicine is a Montana clinician founded, owned and operated education team specializing in bringing emergency and critical care education to rural Montana and beyond. It is their purpose and passion to be the leading change maker in the emergency medical education industry—to support and prepare you and your teams with the highest level […]

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