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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Colstrip Parks and Recreation District

  The Colstrip Community Center’s purpose is to help, serve, and improve the quality of life in Colstrip, Montana. The Colstrip Community Center fitness facilities get more use than any other facility in the park district. They try to keep up the best and safest equipment available for their countless users. In addition, they have a multitude of classes with all skill levels and well […]

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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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The Healthy Teton County Coalition

  The Healthy Teton County Coalition began in October 2013, when several concerned community members got together and brainstormed how business, organizations, and individuals living and working in Teton County could get together and advocate for healthier lifestyles. There are already a good number of resources available in Teton County that promote healthy living, and […]

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Edible Schoolyard Project Boulder, MT

Boulder Elementary School October is farm to school month which recognizes the importance of having fresh fruits and vegetables and, in turn, supporting local farms.  The aim of The Edible Schoolyard Project is to use outdoor and greenhouse agricultural gardening for the classroom and community as a means for education. In school, cross-curricular education as well as adult education can offer local […]

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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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Diabetes Prevention Program Big Timber, MT

  Big Timber Diabetes Prevention Program(DPP) The Diabetes Prevention Program(DPP) is a lifestyle intervention program that helps participants become more active, eat healthier, and make sustainable changes. Kelsey Proue, a registered dietitian at Pioneer Medical Center, is heading a program that assists community members in a lifestyle change that offers more than just weight loss. This proven […]

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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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Suicide Prevention Community Training

Suicide persists as a major public health problem in Montana. Montana has been at or near the top in the nation for the rate of suicide for nearly four decades. In the past ten years (2005-2014), the crude rate of suicide in Montana is 22.33 per 100,000 people (the national rate during that period is 12.22 per 100,000). […]

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